An Garda Shiocana and Special Olympics Leinster were delighted to welcome Crossings Toyota on-board this week as the new main sponsor for their annual Newbridge Cops n Donuts event taking place this Saturday October 6 in Newbridge.
The event, organised by The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will take place from 9:30am-5pm in the Whitewater Shopping Centre.
The public are encouraged to purchase a pack of donuts for a great cause from Special Olympic volunteer, donuts are priced at €2 for a pack of 2 and €5 for a pack of 6.
Shane Brennan, Dealer Principal with Crossings Toyota said: “The Newbridge Cops n Donuts event has become an annual success helping Special Olympics change the lives of athletes with an intellectual disability all over Co. Kildare and Ireland. Crossings Toyota are delighted to work with Special Olympics and the local Gardaí on this great event as we see the huge benefits the proceeds made from events like this one have on our local Special Olympics Athletes across our communities.”
Special Olympics Ireland is a sports organisation for people with intellectual disabilities, offering training and competition opportunities in over 15 sports. Their vision is for every person with a learning disability to have the opportunity to participate in high quality sport and development activities in their local community, that bring life-changing experiences of increased skills, self-confidence and joy.
Eoin Treanor, Fundraising Coordinator for Special Olympics in Leinster, said: “We are delighted with this magnificent support from Crossings Toyota for the Newbridge Cops n Donuts event and we are thrilled to welcome them onboard as our main event sponsors. The people of Co. Kildare have been amazing in their support of Special Olympics and the backing of Crossings Toyota is yet another indication of the value Special Olympics holds in local communities across Co. Kildare.”
For more info or if you would like to volunteer at the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org