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Kerry Group Announces Partnership With Special Olympics

Published on Mar 28 2018 10:47 AM

Kerry Group Announces Partnership With Special Olympics

Kerry Group has announced details of a two year partnership with Special Olympics that will include support for the 2019 Special Olympics Summer World Games in Abu Dhabi.

'As an Official Sponsor of Special Olympics, this new partnership will provide both organisations many opportunities to work better together to create more inclusive communities' the group said in a statement.

“Special Olympics has been working in the community supporting people with an intellectual disability for nearly 50 years and I am delighted to have this opportunity to work closely with them and their wide network of athletes, families and volunteers,"said Edmond Scanlon, CEO of Kerry Group.

“It is an organisation that has successfully opened the hearts and minds of the world to people with intellectual disabilities and created inclusive communities all over the world, and we look forward to working with them in several areas of our business over the next two years,”

Employees From Across The World

The partnership will initially involve Kerry employees from Ireland, Great Britain, Netherlands and Poland, with Kerry employees from across the globe having opportunities to get involved in supporting Special Olympics.

Mary Davis, CEO of Special Olympics International said: “With the support of Kerry Group’s employees through fundraising and volunteering time, we know this partnership will have an immense impact on our athletes and our programmes.”

© 2018 - Checkout Magazine by Donna Ahern

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