Retired gardai raise funds for Open Door day care
The Bray branch of the Garda Siochána Retired Members Association recently raised over €300 for the Open Door day care centre.
They held a raffle to raise the funds for the local organisation.
The handed over the cheque to Open Door recently at the Harbour Bar in Bray. The organisation was very grateful for the donation and the efforts made by the association to support Open Door.
The centre was founded in 1984 in Fatima House in Bray with 9 members. Today, Open Door operates from its purpose built centre in the Vevay Road in Bray and it is open five days a week, Monday to Friday.
With three specially adapted buses providing transport to and from the Centre, Open Door provides much needed facilities and activities to its members as well as offering a much needed break for families and carers. The centre caters for adult with varying disabilities as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, parkinson's disease, motor neurone disease and road accident injuries amongst other conditions.