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NI Chest Heart & Stroke announced as Drinksology Kirker Greer charity partner for 2024

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NICHS (Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke)

13th Mar 2024

Drinksology Kirker Greer (DKG) is proud to announce its partnership with NI Chest Heart & Stroke (NICHS) as the company’s nominated charity partner for 2024. This strategic partnership underscores Drinksology Kirker Greer’s commitment to making a positive impact and supporting vital causes in Northern Ireland.

The decision to select NI Chest Heart & Stroke as its charity partner for 2024 reflects the collective enthusiasm and dedication of Drinksology Kirker Greer employees. Following a group-led discussion, NICHS emerged as the charity of choice, resonating with the company’s values and commitment to social responsibility.

Drinksology Kirker Greer will actively support, promote, and engage in various employee-driven fundraising and volunteering initiatives that include a comprehensive calendar of events, activities, and fundraising efforts throughout the course of the year. The partnership aims to not only raise essential funds but also to increase awareness of heart and stroke-related issues.

Ryan Mc Farland, Chief Commercial & Strategy Officer and Chairperson of the People Group at Drinksology Kirker Greer expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “We’re delighted to announce NI Chest Heart & Stroke as our charity partner for 2024. This charity holds special significance for us as a business, and we’re looking forward to contributing through fundraising, volunteering, and offering as much support as possible to our chosen charity partner.”


“In addition to our ambitious charitable targets and activities, we will collaborate with NI Chest Heart & Stroke to fulfil part of our 2024 employee health and well-being focus. We’re committed to delivering a People First Culture, with health, safety, and wellness at our core and we’re excited to work alongside NI Chest Heart & Stroke to implement our programme while generating vital funds.”


Regina Cox, High Value Partnerships Manager at Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke, adds; “We are very thankful to have been chosen as Drinksology Kirker Greer’s charity partner”.


“Today, up to one in three of the population here are living with a chest, heart, or stroke condition. Almost 90% of our income comes from public donations so fundraising efforts like Drinksology Kirker Greer are vital for our charity and what we can achieve.”


“The funds raised will enable us to continue to help the local community and provide life-changing services for people living with chest, heart and stroke conditions and their families. We are delighted to be working with Drinksology Kirker Greer and look forward to a great partnership.”

Drinksology Kirker Greer plans to kick off its 2024 fundraising activities with the Spar Craic 10k on St Patrick’s Day.