The organisers of Ireland's Biggest Coffee Morning are hoping to raise €2 million through the today.
It's the 25th year of the fundraiser which has brought in around €34 million since it began, with the money going towards expanding and upgrading hospice facilities nationwide.
A number of coffee mornings are taking place here in Kildare.
The following events take place today in aid of St Brigid's Hospice:
The Rising Sun in Brownstown from 10am
The Mill, Celbridge from 10 - 1pm
The home of Marie and Michael Cully ' Swallows nest' Coonough, Carbury from 9am - 9pm
Naas Community Men's Shed Ratheniska Road from 11am - 1.30pm
The Home of BB Byrnes, Maryville Kildare Town