Tag archive: teenagers

Make a Difference!  New Peer Mentors Group (15-18 year olds)

The LOFT (Learning Opportunities for Teens) are launching a new peer mentoring group. What are we looking for in a potential mentor? Young people who want to make a difference to their community, who are interested in helping others and would like to express their thoughts and opinions. The first meet up will be on…

Charity Auction | Ends 3pm Today! | 4 Tickets Ireland vs Moldova

The current bid is only €60 with just over 2 hours to go! If you want to take part you can make a bid on our Facebook post, or PM the page.  The Charity Auction is taking place on this post.  The tickets are worth over €160, and all proceeds are going towards a great cause…

An afternoon not to be missed on October 14th! Local ladies and fashionistas are invited to Castle Grove Country House Hotel for a fabulously fashionable Afternoon Tea on Saturday, the 14th of October at 2pm.  The elegant event is in aid of Donegal Youth Service, who provide supports and services to young people all over…

SITA Tablequiz in aid of Teen Talk – Friday 29th September

Mark your calendars for a great night on Friday the 29th of September! SITA Letterkenny have organised an evening of trivia, food and fun, and a disco in aid of our Teen Talk (free one-to-one support for young people aged 12-25 in Donegal) project.  The big night takes place in the Orchard Inn, on the High…

Party in The Park a Sunny Spectacular Success in its 13th Year

We’re looking forward to next year already! Thirteen is an unlucky number for some, but not for Donegal Youth Service.  With expectations originally low for good weather for the 13th Party in The Park the day turned out to be one of the sunniest in August much to the delight of everyone who braved the…

Feel Good Friday – This Friday (the 18th)!

Come down and join us for some great craic! 🙂  LOFT Youth Project & Health Advice Café is a support service for young people aged 12-18 to engage themselves in activities and personal development programmes and overcome difficulties in their lives.  Within the LOFT, young people may partake in group work programmes, one-to-one youth work,…

Loft Multi Activity Summer Camp @ Ards & Falcarragh (videos)

It was a busy week for participants of the LOFT’s Multi Activity summer camp.  The first of this year’s Loft summer camps took place from the 3rd-7th of July. It was certainly a fun filled week of action packed activities which started the summer off with a bang!  You can see how they got on…

Thank You Sonia and Jimmy McKinney

We would like to say a huge thank you to both Jimmy McKinney and Sonia McKinney Sonia McKinney recorded a beautiful CD in memory of our much missed colleague Orla O’Reilly (pictured left). She raised an incredible €1,445.00 for our Young Carers project, which provides respite care, peer, and one-to-one support for young people who…

Support Trash ‘N’ Fashion tomorrow.  Can’t make it?  Make a donation online anyway :)

Trash ‘N’ Fashion is almost here – it’s all happening tomorrow at 7pm in The Mount Errigal Hotel and tickets are only 10Euro.  We were chosen by the public as the local charity to receive the proceeds this year, and we will be putting it all into our Teen Talk programme which receives minimal funding. So even…

DYS Chosen as Donegal Charity to Receive Trash ‘N’ Fashion Funds!

  Last week the Trash ‘N’ Fashion team asked you, the public to vote for a Donegal charity that should receive the funds raised from this year’s event.  We are absolutely delighted to say that we were chosen!  We are incredibly grateful to both the team, and to everyone who voted for us.  Thank you…

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