Unicef Ireland income soars despite economic downturn

Unicef Ireland doubled its income in 2010, raising €6.9 million for Unicef programmes worldwide.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
2nd July, 2011

Unicef Ireland doubled its income in 2010, raising €6.9 million for Unicef programmes worldwide.

It was Unicef’s most successful year to date in Ireland, according to executive director Melanie Verwoerd.

The earthquake in Haiti played a role in the children’s charity’s success, with nearly €2 million donated to Unicef’s emergency appeal in Ireland after the catastrophe.

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