Holding hands, Friends of Sligo University Hospital

Aims and Objectives

Friends of Sligo University Hospital  (Registered charity) comprising of members of the public supported by hospital staff was set up with the following key objectives:-


  • Raise the profile of services provided by Sligo University Hospital to its catchment population, comprising Sligo and County, South Donegal and Leitrim
  • To provide medical equipment, facilities, services and patient comforts in the Hospital which would not otherwise be available from ordinary HSE funds.
  • To enable the structured targeting of monies raised by fundraising initiatives in the community to those services in most need and yield the greatest benefits.


The Charity’s vision is to provide support to enhance the quality of care and services to patients and the local community. This will be carried out in collaboration with donors and other partners