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WONDERFUL STORIES OF WHY AND HOW PEOPLE GIVE

The Things You Do For Others Remain Your Legacy

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James Murtagh

“Everything was going fine until about 30km in, at which stage, I was taken ill. It ended up being ...

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Eamonn Keaveney – Pieta House

“I suppose you could call me stubborn. I’m not tough, not a hero, just incredibly stubborn. And ...

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Liz James

From the lowest in her life, to the highest point in the UK

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Nelson Mandela

“Education is the most powerful weapon in which you can use to change the world.”

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Debi Allen

Anything but a walk in the park

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Youth Development

Fred Siriex

This is no ordinary 5k

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Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines

Janice and Wayne present…

The #BigBeeryNight

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The Bray Gals take on The Sumo Run

“It was such an enjoyable day. There was good music, good food, good people – and it was really ...

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International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

Veronika Robinson

“Doing those 5 miles each day really amplified how grateful I am for everything I have. It gave me ...

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Marco Nuiti

Running to keep a friend's memory alive.

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Medical Research

Maggie’s Croke Park Abseil

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Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy

“I really do believe that we can all be proactive in making real differences for the most vulnerable around us.”

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J.R.R. Tolkien

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”

International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

“I work with food day in, day out & I know I am very lucky. Now working with Action Against Hunger, it’s fulfilling as I can give something ...

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Mental Health & Crisis Intervention

Enda O’Doherty

Seizures, Hallucinations and Type 2 Diabetes

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Yvonne Lowry

“We had over 500 people attend the night which was amazing for everyone as it created such an ...

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Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines

Walk with Eileen

“Always try to give more than you take is my motto.  I was conscious that since the progression ...

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Medical Research

“I started getting involved with ‘It’s in the bag’ after a good friend who I played hockey with years ago was diagnosed with ...

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Health Care

“I couldn’t come to terms with the fact that my friend—a vibrant, healthy, strong, young woman—was facing a battle with breast cancer ...

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Florence Nightingale

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”

Youth Development

“Deciding to do something that big just to benefit me seemed like a waste. I wanted to share it with other people.”

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Youth Development

Becki Taylor

Proving Open Heart Surgery Can’t Hold Her Back, Becki Taylor Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

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Collette Langley

A New Year’s Resolution That Will Last a Lifetime

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Charles Dickens

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of others.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”

Animal-Related

Team Superfast Jellyfish

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Youth Development

“Remembering the pure joy in faces of all the children – that was enough for us to know how very important it is to keep giving back. We can’t ...

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George Eliot

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

Health Care

Ian Fleming

Riding 870 Kilometres was Just the Start

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International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

“The other riders knew we weren’t part of their group, but as soon as they heard our story, their first question was: how can we help?”

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Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy

Stephanie Feliciano

One Girl's Strength Breaks Down Stereotypes

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Sir Winston Churchill

“Never give up on something that you can't go a day without thinking about.”

Youth Development

Louise Johnson

Giving Up Her Birthday to Give Children Back Their Childhood

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Jason Cheung

Gorilla on a Treadmill: Shedding the Pounds and Saving a Species

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Youth Development

Zoe McBeth

Turning a passion into a force for good

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Sarah Allen

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Allison

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Jeena Shrestha

12 Inches of Hair Cut and $1,000 Raised Was Just the Beginning

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Nelson Mandela

“It always seems impossible until it's done.”

Health Care

Lorraine

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“I wanted to prove to others that people with mental illnesses are still capable of extraordinary feats. It’s important for me to educate others ...

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International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

Tour to Enable

Unprepared, Inexperienced But On A Mission: 3 Friends And Their Motorcycles Touring For Our Troops

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Health Care

Jacob French

$100,000 Raised On A Journey Across Australia

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Mahatma Ghandi

“Live simply so that others may simply live.”

Education

Guga and Gua Alencar

Educating the Children of Haiti through Soccer

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