ABP Bandon hosted a sponsored 5km charity walk on Sunday 10th April 2022 to help raise vital funds in response to the conflict in Ukraine. Up to 300 people took part in the event and in excess of €4,000 was raised on the day, the company expects additional funds to be raised on the back of this event. Funds raised up to €2 million will be matched by the company across all ABP sites.
The walk began at 11.30am, and the starting point was the ABP Bandon facility taking a route through Bandon town itself and finishing back at the ABP facility for refreshments, food and entertainment for kids. ABP Bandon would like to thank everyone who took part in the event and who helped organise the event with the aim of supporting those who have been impacted by this conflict.
ABP employs a number of Ukrainian nationals in Poland and across Europe. We are working locally with the Polish authorities and are providing direct humanitarian assistance on the ground to our colleagues impacted by the war in Ukraine.
John Kelleher, Managing Director, ABP Bandon, said: “We are pleased to play a small part in response to the appalling situation in Ukraine.”
Sponsorship cards have been issued to all staff as well as their friends and family who are taking part.