ALG and the Law Society are very proud to have established the Calcutta Run in 1999. Since then, the run has taken place every year and has grown in strength and numbers raising approximately €5m for the Peter McVerry Trust and the Hope Foundation. On average, ALG raises €20,000 annually with over 140 people from ALG involved in the event.
Fundraising at Christmas
During the Christmas period, we engage in a number of fundraising initiatives and events to support the following charities:
- The ALG Choir Christmas Concert in aid of Depaul Ireland
- Christmas cake sale in aid of St. Joseph’s Co-ed Primary School, East Wall
- Christmas Toy appeal for:
- IFSC Inner City Trust
- St Vincent De Paul
- One Family
- Jesuit Refugee Service
- Book donations to the library in St. Joseph's Co-ed Primary School, East Wall
Fundraising in our Belfast Office
In April 2020, ALG partnered with wellbeing charity Inspire. Inspire is largest and longest established independent charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing services in Northern Ireland. Throughout this partnership, ALG will support Inspire's vital work through provision of pro bono legal assistance, fundraising initiatives, volunteering and annual funding. To date, approximately £14,000 has been donated to Inspire through our partnership.