Riverstick’s ‘Uncovered Calendar’ has raised €7,000 for Breakthrough Cancer Research (BCR) in Cork.
The cheque was presented to BCR’s Eoghan O’Sullivan on Friday night, in Allen’s Bar, Riverstick, said a spokesperson, Lia Kelleher.
said Ms Kelleher.
Some of the proceeds from the calendar will towards the village’s inaugural Riverstick Festival 2023 on July 14. Launched in December, brave residents of the Cork village bared all for charity in a series of photoshoots which of course preserved the participants’ modesty. The initiative caught the imagination of the village, with participants drawn from all walks of life.
On the launch night, there were headshaves and fundraising surpassed all expectations.
The calendar is retailing in local shops for €10.