Temple Street 'knead' your help with the Great Irish Bake sale for sick kids

Broadcaster Karen Koster joined Temple Street bakers today to celebrate the launch of this year’s Great Irish Bake sale for Temple Street.

Temple Street are asking the public to get behind Temple Street children and host their own Great Irish Bake sale to help raise funds.

As this year’s Ambassador, Karen Koster joined Temple Street patients this morning to kick off the campaign and inspire the nation to do something sweet for sick children and their families.

Getting involved is a piece of cake

All you have to do is whip up some buns, cakes, pies or bread and invite your friends, family, neighbours or colleagues along to enjoy the goodies and help support a worthy cause.

Whether you bake it or fake it, you can organise whatever kind of bake sale you like.

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The funds raised at Great Irish Bake sales across the country will go towards buying vital, life-saving equipment where it is needed most.

Great Irish Bake Ambassador Karen Koster said:

"This campaign is a wonderful opportunity to have some fun with friends, family or colleagues and do something really special for sick children in Temple Street.”

Denise Fitzgerald, Chief Executive of Temple Street Foundation said:

Every day in Temple Street, sick children depend on our world-class medical teams to provide them with urgent care. And every day, our doctors and nurses depend on our amazing supporters to help raise the vital funds that will buy life-saving paediatric equipment.

"We are delighted to be partnering with Gem, who are kindly supporting this year’s Great Irish Bake for Temple Street.”

“Our huge thanks to our amazing Ambassador Karen Koster for getting on board this year to help us spread the world and get the entire country inspired to get their aprons on for Temple Street.”

Bobby Mulligan, Managing Director of Gem Pack Foods said he is "honoured" to be this year's sponsor of the Great Irish Bake of for Temple Street.

“As an Irish company, we pride ourselves on supporting local charities and so Temple Street is something we are delighted to be a part of. Baking is a great way to bring everyone together and we hope that people will bake a real difference for the sick children of Temple Street by hosting a Great Irish Bake event," he said.

The Great Irish Bake sale for Temple Street will take place on April 5.

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