ABP Clones hosted a sponsored 5km charity run and walk on Sunday, 24th April 2022 to help raise vital funds in response to the conflict in Ukraine. Up to 100 people took part and of €2,000 was raised on the day. Funds raised up to €2 million will be matched by the company across all ABP sites.
The walk began at 12:30pm, and the starting point was the ABP Clones facility, taking a route through Clones town, to the peace link and finishing back at the ABP facility for refreshments, food and entertainment. ABP Clones would like to thank everyone who took part and 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. The company is working locally with the Polish authorities and are providing direct humanitarian assistance on the ground to colleagues impacted by the war in Ukraine.
John McMurry, General Manager of ABP Clones, said: “ABP Clones is pleased to play a small part in response to the appalling situation in Ukraine. Thanks to all who came out to support us and help raise vital funds in response to the conflict in Ukraine.”
Sponsorship cards were issued to all staff as well as their friends and family who took part, which helped to raise as much funds as was possible.