A Lust for Life is a multi-award-winning movement that uses content, campaigns and events to facilitate young people to be effective guardians of their own minds – and to be the leaders who drive our society towards a better future.
1st & 2nd Class Schools Programme supported by grants received from The Care Trust
The Care Trust initial grant of €65,000 helped ALFL to develop, during 2022, its primary school wellbeing and resilience mental health Schools Programme for children in 1st and 2nd classes. A Lust for Life Schools Programme has now been extended to 893 primary schools in 2,222 classrooms, reaching 51,110 pupils in 1st to 6th classes around the country. The programme undergoes ongoing evaluation both in-house and in partnership with the School of Psychology in University College Dublin.
For more than 70 years, the Rehab Group (Rehab) has worked to break down the barriers that prevent people with disabilities from living ordinary lives in their communities. Many thousands of people have seen their lives transformed, achieving levels of independence, educational attainment, and career progression that might otherwise have seemed out of reach. The main purpose of Rehab is to empower its service users to lead more independent lives and play an active and meaningful role in their communities, through the provision of high quality, flexible and sustainable care services, learning, training and education, employment-skills and opportunities. Rehab opened new services during 2022, providing support to more people than ever. The support of The Care Trust plays an important part in helping Rehab to deliver its services.
Established in 1951, the CRC is a national voluntary charity that delivers medical, clinical, social and educational services to children and adults with complex disabilities across Ireland. The charity has 391 staff, supported by approximately 100 volunteers and provides a variety of care services for 8,316 clients.
We, at The Care Trust, are very proud of our longstanding relationship with the CRC. We have been raising funds to support this excellent charity for over fifty years through our door-to-door fundraising. The ongoing fundraising support of The Care Trust enables CRC to go the extra mile and ensure that the people it serves get the services they need.