THIS SECTION IS FOR TEACHERS AND YOUTH GROUP LEADERS ONLY – it applies to young people who would like to send a card, letter or drawing instead of a gift (carepack)
Once this process is complete – resident details will appear on screen – PLEASE take a screen-shot or write them down. The information is emailed to you but may end up in SPAM/JUNK where it will auto-delete. We cannot retrieve lost emails so please take extra vigilance at the time of ordering to avoid this issue and keep your resident’s information safe. Thank you.
Directions to send letters, etc. to residents in a nursing home or care home in county Donegal.
Qty 1 = 1 resident, i.e. if you require 26 residents then enter 26 as the quantity. There is a maximum of 60 per order for schools, scouts and youth groups, but you are free to order again if you require more than 60. You are assigned per county, and cannot be assigned a specific home. Residents are assigned randomly and you may end up receiving residents in several different homes – we cannot swap residents.
- Choose how many residents you would like to send a card, letter, or drawing to for Christmas (up to a maximum of 60 can be ordered at a time – you may reorder for more than 60)
- Complete the shopping cart process to be issued the resident details – there is no cost for using this service.
- Enter your email address correctly – please verify and re-verify that your email address has no errors.
- WRITE DOWN the gender (or name if supplied) and address/es you are assigned as they appear on your screen – this information CANNOT be retrieved at a later time.
- carepack.ie just supplies the resident details that you will send a card / letter / drawing to – we do not supply packaging.
- Groups cards etc may be packaged togather – teachers / leaders may include their own contact details – it is not recommended to write the child’s home address.
- Write FREEPOST where a stamp should go and post free (>1kg) at your local An Post office. You may also hand-deliver to the care home reception. You will not meet the resident.
If a county shows up Unavailable / Out of Stock it means all residents are already matched up, this will fluctuate as residents sign-up and are assigned. Please refer to our FAQ or our social media for the most up-to-date information on additional residents being added.
What to send, how to send and when to send and all other questions are answered HERE
This is a kindness initiative run solely by volunteers. Please give with an open heart, without expecting anything in return. You will not receive confirmation that your package was received.