In a statement published on its website, Ireland West Airport Knock has announced that the Childhood Cancer Foundation, the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust and Sensational Kids have been selected by airport staff members as its charity partners for 2022.
According to the statement published on Ireland West Airport Knock’s website, a number of events will take place this year to raise money for the three charities, with the headline event of 2022 being a 5k fun run, sponsored by Portwest, which will take place on Ireland West Airport Knock’s runway on Saturday 10 September at 5pm.
Statement By Ireland West Airport Knock’s Managing Director
The statement published on Ireland West Airport Knock’s website included a statement from its managing director, Joe Gilmore, in which he said, “After a tough period over the last two years – for both the airport and, indeed, charities around the country – we are delighted to be relaunching our annual charity programme and partnering with three great charities in 2022. Our staff charity programme has, to date, raised almost €150,000 for Irish charities, and we hope this year will again see much-needed funds raised for the three new charities, who all undertake such fantastic work in our communities. The return of our hugely popular runway run for the first time since 2019 – which will take place on our newly resurfaced runway – we hope will be more popular than ever, as normality returns to everyday life.”
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