Fr. Eddie’s charity car wash in aid of Philippines disaster fund
A local Catholic priest is calling on the people of Inishowen to back a Buncrana fundraiser in aid of the Philippines disaster fund this Sunday.
Fr. Eddie McGuinness hopes to raise as much money as possible for the victims of the typhoon, Haiyan, which has claimed thousands of lives and displaced millions of Filipino citizens.
The Buncrana-based curate said he became motivated to help the survivors after previously working in nearby Malaysia and Thailand in the past.
“I’ve been in those places and seen at first-hand the utter poverty and devastation that can be caused by natural disasters such as this one in the Philippines,” he said.
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