Charity begins at phone for Jack and Jill

In the wake of losing his young son, Jonathan Irwin set up the Jack and Jill Foundation, which recycles mobile phones to raise €3 million a year for sick children

15th May, 2010

Jonathan Irwin, chief executive of the Jack and Jill Foundation, is not long back in Ireland after an unintended stay in Australia. Irwin, who was in Australia to review the progress of a new fundraising campaign for Australian youth cancer charity CanTeen, was delayed because of the travel disruption caused by the ash cloud.

The Jack and Jill Foundation, the children’s charity which has become synonymous with mobile phone recycling, helps young children in Ireland...

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