Letterkenny was painted pink yesterday as over 260 runners and walkers turned out for a fundraising stroll/run in assist of Most cancers Care West.
The occasion was organised by native girl Lisa Gallagher and her pals to coincide with Breast Most cancers Consciousness Month.
Lisa, who’s at present going by most cancers remedy, wished to present again to Most cancers Care West for the assist they’ve given her since her analysis. Lisa teamed up with Marina Boyle, Jackie McAteer and Monica Grier to set the wheels in movement.
Sunday’s run/stroll was stuffed with enjoyable and assist, beginning with a warm-up led by health teacher Ciara McVeigh Lunn at Letterkenny Group Centre earlier than the individuals set off on their 3k or 5k journeys.
It was a day of sunshine and smiles. The Breathnach household offered lovely music, and the Glenswilly Moms and Others Gaelic group volunteered for the day, together with many different native individuals who kindly donated their time to make the day successful. A number of companies additionally donated to an outstanding raffle to spice up the fundraising initiative.
The ocean of pink that swept by Letterkenny was not solely a present of solidarity for these affected by breast most cancers but in addition an excellent present of group assist.
The occasion raised over €3,600, with the ultimate quantity but to be revealed. Lisa already raised an incredible €4,700 for Most cancers Care West in August when she did a head shave earlier than starting chemotherapy. Her sister Tanya additionally braved the shave a month later, bringing additional funds and consciousness to the charity.
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Letterkenny turns pink for breast most cancers consciousness enjoyable run/stroll was final modified: October sixteenth, 2023 by