Coleraine’s ‘Caring Caretaker’ David Boyle MBE has raised over £23,000 during his 20th annual Christmas sit-out with a grand total of £38,285 throughout 2019 in which was raised during other fundraising events such as local quizzes and ‘Jail & Bail’.
David has been fundraising since 1999 and as of Christmas Day ( 25th December 2019 ) he has raised a total of £629,854.
Mr. Boyle’s dedication has helped numerous local charities over the years.
The charities that are set to benefit this year include the Samaritans, Prostate Cancer, Cancer Research UK , Age Concern Coleraine and the Community Rescue Service.
Speaking to Causeway Coast Community he said ‘I would like to thank all who made this possible. It is going to make a big difference to people’s lives. It’s now time to spend time with the family.’
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.’
MLA Maurice Bradley concluded ‘The next big thing for Davy is his annual distribution of cheques to worthy causes and nominated charities early in the new year. Congratulations Davy, you are one in a million and the town is rightly proud of you.’