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08 December 2017

Pro Bono Choir Raise £10,000 in Support of Welcome Organisation

Members of the Pro-Bono Choir were on hand at Law Society House in Belfast to present a cheque for £10,000 to the Welcome Organisation.

The money which was raised from a concert held at St. Anne's Cathedral in May 2017 included performances from local singer Brian Kennedy.

The £10,000 raised by the Choir at the concert will help the local charity which provides support services to people who are homeless or vulnerable and at risk of homelessness.

Kieran Hughes, the Fundraising and Marketing Manager for the Welcome Organisation was delighted to receive the cheque from, Joe Rice, the Chairman of the Pro Bono Choir.

Members of the choir, which is made up of members of the legal profession, were joined by the President of the Law Society, Eileen Ewing, David Mulholland, Chief Executive of the Bar and Nora Tallon, from Harbinson-Mulholland Accountants who sponsored the concert for the cheque presentation.

Commenting the President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Eileen Ewing said:

"Congratulations to the Pro Bono Choir for their successful charity fundraising throughout the year which has culminated in £10,000 being raised.

This will help the Welcome Organisation in the fantastic work which they provide in support of those who are homeless, vulnerable and at risk of homelessness".

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