Five Kildare charities receive grants from Aldi

€500 given to each one

Conor McHugh

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Five Kildare charities receive grants from Aldi

Aldi’s “Charity Champion”, Leah Naughton presents Brian McEvoy of Pieta House a €500 grant.

Five Kildare charities have been announced as the recipients of the latest award of €500 by supermarket chain Aldi.

The groups will benefit from Aldi’s Community Grants programme through its stores in Kildare. A store champion from the respective Aldi stores awarded the charities with the grant in recognition of their vital work to the community and to help support their essential services.

David Gerulis presents Sean Prunty of the Irish Society for Autism a €500 grant.

The charities were the Society of St. Vincent De Paul, My Canine Companion, Pieta House, the Irish Society for Autism and the Main Street Food Bank.

“The work and services provided by these charities are crucial to both local Kildare communities as well as across Ireland,” Finbar McCarthy, Group Buying Director, Aldi Ireland noted.

“We are delighted our employees have chosen to support these organisations.”

Krzysztof Partyka with Louise Byrne of My Canine Companion along with Sinead Byrne, Jack and the two furry representatives.

Sarah Caghlan presents John Miley of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul a €500 grant.