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Join The Ireland Funds in supporting Special Olympics

Six images, all of runners in different settings. Text reads: Remote Global 5K #YLGlobal5K - Sat 18 September 2021

The Ireland Funds, established in 1976, are harnessing the power of a global philanthropic network of friends of Ireland to promote and support peace, culture, education and community development across the island of Ireland and among Irish communities around the world.

With chapters in 12 countries, The Ireland Funds has raised over $600 million for deserving causes in Ireland and beyond, benefitting more than 3,200 different organizations.

A longtime supporter and friend of our movement, The Ireland Funds has chosen Special Olympics as the beneficiary of this year’s remote #YLGlobal5K. We are honored to partner with The Ireland Funds in pursuit of their vision of peace, equality and opportunity across the island of Ireland and among Irish communities worldwide.

Please join us in registering for this exciting event and consider making a gift to support our work worldwide.

The Ireland Funds Remote Global 5k 2021

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