LETTERKENNY Gaels GAA Club supported the ‘We Care LK Foodbank’ recently when the Glebe based club held a 5k run/walk.
The ‘Triple 5’ fundraiser was organised by the Ladies Board of the club with members and non members taking part and donating to the Go Fund Me Page.
Kieran Barron, Value Centre, Letterkenny, Peter Cutliffe, Letterkenny Gaels GAA Ladies Board Chairman, John and Eileen Walsh, We Care LK Food-bank and Declan Barrett, Letterkenny Gaels GAA Club Secretary.
Ladies Board Chairman, Peter Cutliffe, said: “We are delighted as a club to be able to support the tremendous work that the Foodbank are providing for the people of the locality.”
Club members, along with Kieran Barron from the Value Centre, presented the first consignment of food to John ad Eileen Walsh of the We Care Food-bank last Friday while more will be provided over the next number of weeks.
The ‘We Care LK FoodBank’ was set up six years ago and are currently supporting two hundred and fifty families per month.
Based in the Market Centre, Letterkenny, the charity are working from a unit which is provided free of charge by local businessman Alfie Green.
Donations of food or other items can be dropped off at Macs Mace, So-Lo, Letterkenny Community Centre and Simpsons Supermarket.