Volunteers needed to collect for Special Olympics Ireland

Special Olympics Ireland’s annual collection day takes place in Laois this Friday, April 26.

Special Olympics Ireland’s annual collection day takes place in Laois this Friday, April 26.

Volunteers are needed throughout to collect in Portlaoise, Abbeyleix, Mountrath (at the toll plaza) and Portarlington.

The Laois collection is part of the biggest annual fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics Ireland. The money raised on the day will be used to ensure that Special Olympics Ireland continues to offeri people with an intellectual disability the chance to participate in sport.

Anyone who is unable to volunteer this Friday, can support Special Olympics on the day by donating to one of the street collectors or by texting the word SPECIAL to 50300 to donate €2.

For fvolunteer please visit www.specialolympics.ie/collectionday or phone Marianne Rowan at Special Olympics Leinster on 01 629 6999.