Tyrone based Glenelly Gaelic Athletics Club strike lucky by securing £300 community funding from Power NI’s Helping Hands scheme, thanks to employee and Glenelly player, Cory Robinson.
Power NI’s scheme Helping Hands encourages employees to nominate local clubs or charities cose to their hearts for funding and thanks to this recent donation, Glenelly GAC have been able to purchase new training and fitness equipment.
Glenelly Gaelic Athletic Club is based in Plumbridge, County Tyrone, and focuses on Gaelic football, with ladies’ football also provided. The club has had many years of success in the men’s division 3, ladies division 2 and junior football championships.
Cory Robinson, Power NI employee said:
“The Power NI helping hands initiative to support local communities has greatly helped Glenelly GFC. Without their support we wouldn’t have been able to purchase equipment for training which will be used with all groups within the club. Glenelly GFC is a self-funded club that can only continue with the generosity of its community and local companies like Power NI. This support is greatly appreciated by everyone in the community and club.”
Kevin McConnell, club member said:
“Glenelly, like most other clubs, struggled through the financial impact of COVID. We were only able to make it through it with community members being so generous towards the club and looking out for one another. It is very welcoming that Power NI has helped support us through these times and help grow the game at all levels. Power NI’s generosity hasn’t gone unnoticed and everyone within the community is very grateful for their generosity to this club.”
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