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Cork Foundation brings charity cycle to Bantry

Wednesday, 12th September, 2018 1:03pm
Cork Foundation brings charity cycle to Bantry

CORK Foundation are part of this year’s Loughmahon Corporate Challenge which takes place on Saturday, September 22nd. 

This is the third annual event led by the Loughmahon-based companies which sees them come together to cycle 120km or 60km depending on their level of experience, from Cork to Bantry to raise funds for Cork charities. 

This year’s chosen charities include Cope Foundation, Cork Deaf Association, Cork Mental Health, CUH Charity and specifically the oncology department, Our Lady of Good Counsel School and South Infirmary Paediatric Ward.

 Last year’s event raised over €26,000 for various charities across Cork. 

CEO of Cork Foundation Aine Collins said: ‘Cork Foundation are proud to be part of this wonderful event. It is great to see companies coming together, recognising their CSR potential and giving back to such worthy causes in Cork.’

The main sponsors of this year’s event are Ronan Daly Jermyn, PM Group, The Mater Private, McAfee, Solar Winds, JCD, and O’Leary Insurance Group. 

Ricky Kelly of Ronan Daly Jermyn added: ‘We are excited to be one of the main organisers of the Loughmahon Corporate challenge again this year. This event has gone from strength to strength every year. We continue to be amazed by people’s generosity and community spirit. We hope that the money raised will make a significant difference to these very worthy causes.’

The entry fee for this event is €50. A minimum of €200 including entry fee, must be raised.

 Any organisations or individuals who would like to get involved in the Loughmahon Corporate challenge or would like more details, can contact laura.hallissey@corkfoundation.com or go to https://loughmahoncorporatechallenge2018.raisely.com/ to register.