Not all heroes wear capes: Fermoy volunteers rally to help those in need

On Monday morning the Fermoy Forum put out a call for volunteers to come forward and help people who might need a hand in the Fermoy area. 

The call was for all sorts of things; support with shopping, pharmacy runs, dog walking – things that almost go unnoticed in the midst of day-to-day living, but which have taken on new significance in a world of COVID-19. 

Gráinne O’Connor, Creative Project Manager of Crayon Creative, and member of the Fermoy Forum, told The Avondhu that the decision to drive forward with a volunteer programme came about after a remote meeting of the Forum’s Executive. 

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