Boston-based community leader, Billy Higgins, returned to Letterkenny earlier this month to present a cheque to Ballaghaderg Pre-School for 10,000 dollars.

Mr. Higgins, who is well-known for his charitable work, has been a long-time supporter of Ballaghaderg Pre-School which caters for children with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities and complex care needs. Mr. Higgins’ latest donation was made on behalf of the Southill Children’s Fund of Boston which he founded in the 1980s to help students […]

Donegal County Council welcomes Billy Higgins of South Boston

Donegal County Council welcomed friend of the county Billy Higgins to County House, Lifford, Tuesday 3rd May 2022. Billy Higgins of South Boston, a community leader who is renowned for helping people, organisations and neighbourhoods in need, is visiting Donegal this week to further his support of Ballaghderg Pre-School for children with special needs. Cathaoirleach […]

Southill Children’s Fund Receives 2019 Boston Award

Boston Award Program Honors the Achievement BOSTON November 20, 2019 — Southill Children’s Fund has been selected for the 2019 Boston Award in the Non-Profit Organization category by the Boston Award Program. Each year, the Boston Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. […]

Future of Ballaghderg Pre-School Secured

The future of a Letterkenny pre-school has been secured. It’s thanks to a repeated funding boosts from a charity located around 3,000 miles away, that the Ballaghderg pre-school in the Mountain Top area of Letterkenny has got back on an even keel and continues..

Billy Higgins expands his charitable work in Boston and Ireland

Billy Higgins expands his charitable work in Boston and Ireland in the name of love for kids who enjoy the benefits BOSTON — Billy Higgins of South Boston returned from Ire-land recently warmed by the wonderful reception he re-ceived in County Donegal where he presented a check for $20,000 to the Patient Social Fund of […]

Fundraiser – To Benefit the Ballaghderg Special Needs Pre-School

A Letter sent to Billy Higgins in April 2016 Dear Mr.Higgins, As the parent of a child who attends Ballaghderg Special Needs Preschool in Letterkenny, County Donegal I felt compelled to write you to thank you personally for the very generous donation you recently made to the pre- school. My son Órán is six years […]

An Irish Tribute Held in Boston – Bill Higgins Honored

BY RAY FLYNN The Golden Bridges Award Luncheon is one of Boston’s great events, which we all look forward to every year. It took place this year at the World Trade Center on Thursday, October 8th. One of the people receiving an award was Billy Higgins of South Boston, a friend and neighbor. Our thanks […]

Recent Visit to Southill Junior School

View a photo gallery from our recent visit to Limerick Ireland on March 17th 2014 with Boston City Council President, Bill Linehan. We presented a check to the Southill Junior School.

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