Water Babies raise €28K for refurbishment of Crumlin Hospital
Ireland’s leading baby and toddler swim school has raised €28,000 for the Nazareth Ward at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin.
Water Babies organised a Splashathon where babies and toddlers from around the country completed a ‘Céad Míle Splashes’ to raise funds for the refurbishment of the ward.
The Nazareth Ward is one of the oldest wards in the Crumlin hospital but cannot deal with the high numbers of children being admitted.
The ward has become too cramped for parents to stay with their children and currently when patients need emergency treatment, their beds have to be moved to the door as to fit the life-saving equipment.
These much-needed funds will be a huge help with the hospital's refurbishment plans.
“We are so proud of little Water Babies and their parents who took part in Splashathon and raised much needed funds for the Crumlin’s Nazareth Ward,” Carol McNally from Water Babies said of their efforts.
“Our bi-annual Splashathon is a fantastically fun way to make a real and lasting difference to sick babies and their families from across Ireland.”