Thursday 24 August 2017

WATCH: Dancing Dessie pirouettes into promo for Special Olympics Collection Day 2017

Dancing Dessie
Dancing Dessie
Dancing Dessie
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Des Cahill proved he hasn't lost any of his dancing prowess at the launch of Special Olympics Ireland Collection Day on Tuesday.

Dancing Dessie pirouettes into the video promo for the day which will see volunteers take to the streets to raise vital funds on Friday May 5.

The charity is seeking to raise €650,000 through the event to meet the needs of its programme and help transform lives through sport.

Over 5,500 volunteers have signed up across over 600 locations throughout Ireland to shake buckets and stage fundraising events. 

The campaign gets underway with a day of fundraising in Cork only on Thursday May 4th.

Supporters can play their part by giving what they can into one of thousands of buckets, use a debit card to make a contactless donation in select locations or text ‘athlete’ to 50300 to make a €4 donation to Special Olympics Ireland. Online supporters can also make a donation at https://community.specialolympics.ie/special-olympics-national-collection-day-2017

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