Monies raised from The Great Bear Challenge

€42,647.00 raised for THE CAROLINE FOUNDATION and LAKERS! Wow what a result plus 5,028 Teddy Bears in attendance with 3,000 minders on the day. A new IRISH RECORD!! The Great Bear Chain on Sunday 11th May in Greystones. Some of you donated Teddy Bears for the event and didn’t want them back. Those teddies are…

Malahide Lions Club Golf Fundraiser

SUCCESSFUL GOLF FUNDRAISER FOR THE CAROLINE FOUNDATION. The Malahide Lions Club held, for the second year in succession, a very successful Golf Classic Fundraising event on Monday last at The Island Golf Club. 27 teams took part. Many thanks to the wonderful committee led by President Donal O’Meara. A special word of appreciation to the…

Evelyn O’Brien RIP

It is with great sadness The Caroline Foundation mourns the passing of Evelyn O’Brien RIP. As Principal of St. Brigid’s NS Evelyn was a close colleague, tireless supporter and mentor to Caroline for over 12 years. Evelyn was as a enthusiastic and innovative school leader. Always positive and encouraging in her support of the school…

Story Map of The Great Bear Chain

A friend of The Great Bear Chain, Andrew Cullen has compiled some memories of The Great Chain event by creating an Online STORY MAP of the LONGEST LINE OF TEDDY BEARS. It is a lovely souvenir for all participants and particularly for the children & grown ups to have the story of their bear included in the overall package.…

Wicklow Charities Establish a New IRISH Record

The Great Bear Chain – Sunday 17th May in Greystones Seafront, County Wicklow PRESS RELEASE: Recently two Wicklow-based charities came together to establish an Irish record that no other Irish charity had attempted before! On Sunday 17th May, the cancer research charity The Caroline Foundation (CHY 12210) in partnership with Lakers (CHY 15208) for Special…

Media Coverage

The Caroline Foundation and Lakers received tremendous media coverage for The Great Bear Chain which took place on Sunday 17th May along Greystones Seafront. TV3 has been a wonderful support to the foundation, along with East Coast FM and local & national newspapers, including online news articles …..Evoke | UTV Ireland | Greystones Guide

Team Ireland Taking Up The New Challenge

TEAM IRELAND TAKING UP THE NEW CHALLENGE!! A fresh call to action!! Yesterday Guinness World Records confirmed that a new world record has just been set for LONGEST LINE OF TEDDY BEARS AT 15,534 TEDDY BEARS by 10 year old Finlay Church (UK) at the Alvechurch Cricket Club in Worcestershire IN THE RAIN!!!! When we…

East Coast Fm

Helen O’Sullivan Dwyer of The Caroline Foundation and Diana Cahill of Lakers, speaking with Declan Meehan on East Coast FM [05.05.2015] highlighting the Guinness World Record attempt for the LONGEST LINE OF TEDDIE BEARS taking place on Sunday 17th May 2015.

BEAR NECESSITIES!

The gorgeous and talented Molly Sterling launches The Great Bear Chain for The Caroline Foundation and Bray Lakers. Molly and the giant teddy bear, featured in the Irish Independent [04-05-2015]. Photograph by Jason Clarke. Press Release | Irish Eurovision hopeful Molly Sterling (17) launched The Great Bear Chain today, a challenge set by two Wicklow charities…