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Lumenia run a ‘Charity of the Year’ initiative as part of its corporate social responsibility programme and to give something back to the community.

Each year employees are given the opportunity to nominate their chosen charity and the selected charity is chosen by employee vote.

The Chosen Charities

Gort Cancer Support 

Gort Cancer Support, operating from Gort, Co Galway was chosen for the Lumenia Consulting 'Charity of the Year 2023'. It was nominated by Lumenia employee, Bernie Audley-Belton who lives in Gort.  

Established in June 2007, Gort Cancer Support Centre offers a confidential community-based cancer support service to anybody affected by a cancer diagnosis in the South Galway / North Clare areas. Like many charities, financing of their services is an on-going concern. Lumenia has donated €7,500 and this donation will help them with the continuation of their much needed and valued services to cancer patients.

Gort Cancer Support - Charity of the year 2023



Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association / Pieta House

On Saturday April 2nd 2022, Charlie Bird (Irish journalist and broadcaster), who has Motor Neurone Disease, climbed Croagh Patrick in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) and Pieta House.

Due to Charlie’s Motor Neurone Disease diagnosis, the climb was an immense challenge but he was determined to do it to highlight the vast mountains so many people have to climb in their everyday lives due to severe illness, physical and mental. Charlie launched a campaign, encouraging everyone to ‘Climb With Charlie’. 

Lumenia employees supported this worthy cause by climbing a local hill or doing a walk in their area. Lumenia made a donation to both IMNDA and Pieta House

IMNDA / Pieta House Donation 2022

The Samaritans 

The 2021 Lumenia Charity of the Year winner is the Samaritans, Galway Branch. The Samaritans was nominated by Lumenia consultant Gerry Savage. He choose this Charity for the outstanding emotional support they provide 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to anyone who is in distress, lonely, struggling to cope or feeling suicidal. Galway Samaritans and have received a donation of €7,500. 

Lumenia Charity of the Year 2021


Irish Cancer Society

The 2019 Lumenia Charity of the Year winner is the the Irish Cancer Society. This year, employees Bernie Callaghan & Jim Goodison nominated the Irish Cancer Society, to receive a donation of €7,500.  They choose this Charity for the outstanding support they give to cancer patients and they both lost family and friends to the disease. The Irish Cancer Society is the national charity in the Republic of Ireland dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem, and improving the lives of those who have cancer.  

Irish Cancer Society - Lumenia Community Funding



The 2018 Lumenia Charity of the Year winner is Make-A-Wish Ireland. Make-A-Wish Ireland received a donation of €5,000 from Lumenia Consulting.  The charity was nominated by employee Jon Marshall, a consultant with Lumenia. Jon chose this charity because of the great support they provided his family when one of his children fell ill at a young age.  Make-A-Wish Ireland has one simple aim – we grant the wishes of children aged between 3 and 17 years living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Since 1992, Make-A-Wish Ireland has granted wishes for more than 2,000 brave children across the country. 

Make a Wish Foundation Charity Logo


Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

The 2015 Lumenia Charity of the Year winner was the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA). The IMNDA received a donation of €7,500. IMNDA was nominated by Linda Davey, Marketing Manager at Lumenia. Linda choose this charity because of its ongoing support to sufferers of this debilitating disease and its campaign to increase awareness and raise vital funds for research.

IMNDA - Lumenia Community Funding


Pieta House

The '2014 Lumenia Charity of the Year' was Pieta House and was nominated by employee Mairead Davin. A donation of €7,500 has been made to Pieta House.

Pieta House is a suicide and self-harm crisis centre providing a professional, one-to-one therapeutic service for people who are experiencing suicidal ideation or engaging in self-harm. Anyone can access the service; it is completely free of charge and a doctor’s referral or psychiatric report is not required. Most people are referred to Pieta House by family members or friends.

Pieta House - Lumenia Community Sponsorship