Yesterday evening ( 30th January 2017 ), David Boyle MBE handed out £39,000 to six charities at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine. David said a special thanks to his family, the public, Rev Robert McMullan, and his volunteers who helped him hit the £500,000 mark in December 2016.
Davy has raised £524,571,25 since he started his sit out in 2001.
David also revealed his charities for 2017 which are :
The Boom Foundation
Autism – Causeway Coast Branch
Cancer Research UK
Riding For The Disabled
In a social media post after the event David Boyle MBE posted :
Teresa and I are just back from the caring caretaker cheque presentation at the Lodge Hotel and a total of £39’000 pounds was presented to six charities tonight.
I would like to thank the Rev Robert Mcmullan, Denis A McNeill, Darren Pollock, Geoffrey Moffett, Ian Magee and all at the Coleraine Police Station, Go Q Radio, The Coleraine Times, The Coleraine Chronicle, Colin Bond, Moores Of Coleraine and to all that helped in any way. To those who gave a donation, a special thank-you.
Thank-you to Teresa and my family. And also a special thanks to my friend Hannah Reid, we all make a difference. My total from 2001 is £524’571’25 pence. Thank You