05 Oct 2022

Tullamore pub to host fundraiser to help save the life of dying Offaly boy

Mother makes desperate donor appeal for dying Offaly boy

Joe Lee's Pub on Church Street, Tullamore, are hosting a fundraiser for Charlie Lynch, the son of Helen Lynch, who recently told us about her campaign to get her son the liver transplant he desperately needs to survive a rare liver disease.

FULL STORY: Mother makes desperate donor appeal for dying Offaly boy

Joe Lee's have revealed details of their fundraiser, scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 8. 

The 'Save Charlie' event will host a bake sale, bouncing castles, raffle, face painting, as well as an acoustic open mic night, all in aid of the Tullamore boy, who is being treated and awaiting a living donor in the UK. 

Charlie was born with billary atresia, a liver condition he has suffered with all his life, and now the 8-year-old needs a life-saving transplant.

SEE ALSO: Local man risked his own life to save brother with transplant

His mother Helen has been running a GoFundMe campaign to raise the funds needed to have people tested to see if they are a possible donor for Charlie.

You can donate to that appeal by clicking here, or get you can get yourself down to Joe Lee's in Tullamore on April 8 to show your support. 

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