Cystic Fibrosis Ireland announced as Top Oil’s nominated charity for the North East
Top Oil, Ireland’s leading family owned home heating and fuel business, has announced that Cystic Fibrosis will be their nominated charity for their North East Region as part of a new CSR programme. This national CSR programme will run from April 2017 until April 2018. As part of the process, Top Oil employees were asked to nominate charities in each region.
The charity chosen for the North East region is Cystic Fibrosis Ireland. Cystic Fibrosis Ireland will receive support from Top Oil in the form of fundraising initiatives coordinated locally by Top Oil employee volunteers throughout the year.
Gerard Boylan, Chief Executive of Top Oil, commenting on the new CSR programme, said:
“Top Oil is a company with its roots in the local community. For this reason, we are delighted to announce that our partner for the North East region is Cystic Fibrosis Ireland. Cystic Fibrosis Ireland was chosen as our charity for the North East region by our employees and they will be actively involved in fundraising activities for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland from now until April 2018.”
Fergal Smyth, Fundraising Manager, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, said:
“CF Ireland has been fortunate to have a number of close partnerships with businesses and corporate organisations over the years. We are delighted to now benefit from the support of Top Oil – this type of fundraising is a vital area of income for CF Ireland and one that we need to maintain and grow as we continue our work to support and advocate for people with cystic fibrosis in Ireland.”
The charities chosen for participation in the Top Oil Grass Roots CSR programme in the other regions are: ALONE (Dublin); Irish Autism Action (West); BUMBLEance (South).
Top Oil will continue its national partnership with Junior Achievement Ireland and a national Volunteering day is also planned for the summer.
About Top Oil
Top Oil is a family owned Irish business with a 200 year trading history. Top Oil sells over 1.6 billion litres of fuel throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland, annually. Top Oil owns and manages its own 55,000 tonne import terminal to provide a true end-to-end solution, from ‘Port to Pump’ ensuring security of supply of Quality Assured fuel products for consumers and businesses. Top Oil’s nationwide network of 200 Top Oil Service Stations, motorway service areas, Top Oil Fuel Card locations, resellers and 21 Top Oil Depots continues to grow, nationwide. Visit www.top.ie for further Top Oil information.
About Cystic Fibrosis Ireland
Cystic Fibrosis Ireland is a voluntary organisation that was set up by parents in 1963 to improve the treatment and facilities for people with cystic fibrosis in Ireland. CFI also co-operates with medical professionals to give maximum assistance to both parents and children / adults with cystic fibrosis. They are supported by fundraising and voluntary contributions and are solely concerned with the well-being of people with cystic fibrosis. For further details on the supports and services provided by Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, visit www.cfireland.ie