|Changing Space 3, Acrylic on Canvas, 100x100cm|
I am please to say that the painting was sold and raised much needed money which will help elevating the suffering of some of the poorest of the poor. I would like to say a big thanks Helen and Malachy for purchasing the painting. There support will help the work of GOAL.
|Helen, Jonathan and Malachy at the GOAL Ball|
GOAL is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor. They are a non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political organisation.
History of GOAL:
GOAL was founded in 1977 by former sports journalist and former Chief Executive, John O’Shea. Since its inception, GOAL has spent in excess of €720 million on humanitarian programmes in more than 50 countries. Over 2,800 GOALies and many thousands of local staff have worked in the developing world on GOAL’s behalf and the organisation has responded to every major humanitarian disaster since 1977.
Where do GOAL operate?
GOAL currently has in excess of 100 GOALies based in 13 countries: Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Sierra Leone, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Across GOAL’s fields of operation, thousands of locally-based staff are employed alongside the GOALies, where together they deliver on a range of humanitarian programmes. GOALies come from all walks of life: accountants, nurses, doctors, nutritionists, logisticians, engineers, administrative personnel, and so on.
Please see the GOAL web-site for more information: http://www.goal.ie/GOAL_UK_Ball/634