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Partnership will allow the Aviva to make many Wishes come true

The new Aviva Stadium, which is due to be completed before the end of April, has adopted the Make-A-Wish Foundation as its official charity partner.

In doing so, the stadium has undertaken to help the charity in its fundraising activities and to assist granting wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

To mark the occasion, Leinster and Ireland out-half, and Make-A-Wish ambassador, Jonathan Sexton was on hand on behalf of the stadium with Nathan O'Grady, 10, from Limerick.

Nathan recently had his wish granted when he was mascot for the Ireland team in the Autumn International against Australia.

Speaking of the partnership Cailín Keaney, sales and marketing manager, Aviva Stadium, said: "We believe that the Make-A-Wish Foundation is an ideal partner and we look forward to working with them over the next two years. Not only will we be attempting to help them grant magical wishes but we will also be helping them in their fundraising efforts.


The Make-A-Wish Foundation ball will be held in the Aviva Stadium on September 18th."

Speaking on behalf of the Make-A-Wish, CEO Susan O'Dwyer added: "We are proud to become the official charity of the Aviva Stadium as this will help us to grant more magical wishes."

To make a donation online please visit www.makeawish.ie.