St. Aengus FC hoping to Do It For Dan with new fundraiser

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St. Aengus FC hoping to Do It For Dan with new fundraiser

Laois club St. Aengus FC have launched a colourful fundraising initiative for a local boy in need of live-saving treatment.
23rd Apr 2020

Dan Donoher was born in March 2019, but was diagnosed in December with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. His condition requires treatment in America, that may cost up to $2million.

The son of former Laois gaelic footballers Niall and Aisling Donoher, Dan's story has seen sporting communities all around Ireland try and raise funds for his treatment.

In a time of social distancing, St. Aengus have gotten players and club members to Shave or Dye in aid of Dan's fund.

Players and coaches have come together, with boys, girls, men and women coming our in their masses to shave or dye their hair for a worthy cause.

Keeping the club members up to date on their Facebook channel with updates of new hairstyles, has seen the club's fundraising efforts take off.

Among the notable efforts his from Under-15 player Cormac Farrell. He hopes to run 50km to help with the fundraising efforts.

You can keep up to date on the club's fundraising efforts on their Facebook page, and you can donate money to a very worthy cause here.