Students from NUI Galway are out on the street today collecting for charities protecting Galway’s most vulnerable.
Volunteers organised by the Students’ Union are shaking the collection bucket for COPE Galway and Galway Rape Crisis Centre on Shop Street.
COPE Galway provides incredible support for people in Galway who are homeless are trying to escape from domestic abuse.
It offers emergency accommodations for the homeless, shelter and court accompaniment for victims of abuse, and much more.
Galway Rape Crisis Centre is a safe place providing counselling and support for victims of sexual assault and rape.
Both of these non-profits need the support of donations to keep providing their important services.
— NUIG Students' Union (@NUIGSU) February 2, 2019
The NUI Galway students will be out on Shop Street in Galway city all day to raise funds for these causes.
So keep any eye out if you’re passing through town today.