Below is the list of times students can play online chess games on the 31st of May 2022.
Students can choose what time they want to play. Just click on the link & then click the Join button (finally, input the event password .. “ukraine“).
Morning event start times … , 10.00am (the event lasts for 45 mins & students will be given new opponents after each game ).
Afternoon event start times … 12.00pm (remember you’ll need the password for each event .. ukraine).
After School start times …. 6.00pm (for students who want to play for Ukraine but cannot play during the school day).
Please go to our Go Fund Me page to donate proceeds raised by your days games!
Primary Schools in Ireland have started to integrate Ukrainian children into their classes. And many more Ukrainian children will be arriving soon.
Schools can create their own Play for Ukraine day to show these new students that they are very welcome in Ireland.
Date: Schools can choose any day during the months of May and June 2022.
Activities: Anything goes! Each school is encouraged to put their own flavour on their own play for Ukraine day .
Chess games: Play with friends in school. OR join one of our online events to play against students from all over Irealnd. These games will be played on Tuesday 31st of May 2022.
Intention: To make new Ukrainian families feel welcome in our communities. And to raise funds for important humanitarian aid.
Contact: Email enquiries to the project co-ordinator Brendan Buckley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The funds raised from our online chess matches has been used to help Ukraine.
Irish Red Cross Donation
We received your wonderful donation of 500 € on 21/03/22 12:39:40 UTC and I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you personally for such a kind and generous gift.
Together with your support, Red Cross teams are working around the clock to get urgent, lifesaving aid to the most vulnerable. In these circumstances, your gift will be a lifeline.
So on behalf of everyone here at the Irish Red Cross – and on behalf of the many people whose lives you will help to save – thank you for caring as much as you do.
Donor Care Executive
Irish Red Cross