DAA Announces Three Charities Partners

daa charitiesPictured are daa's three new charity partners for 2018: Claire Shiels, LauraLynn; Stephen Bennett, Snowflakes Autism Support; daa Charity Chairperson, Siobhán O'Donnell and Marie Reavey, Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) is delighted to announce that Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA), LauraLynn (Ireland’s Children’s Hospice) and Snowflakes (Autism Support) are its charity partners for 2018.

The company’s charity initiative started in 2007, and since then its staff and the company, supported by the general public have raised more than €2.3 million for 21 Irish charities.

Every December, daa staff members have an opportunity to nominate a charity partner for the following year. The three charities with the most nominations are deemed elected as the company’s new charity partners.

DAA Charity of the Year Chairperson, Siobhán O’Donnell said another three fantastic Irish charities have been selected by staff.

“Charities are normally selected because the cause resonates deeply with colleagues. IMNDA, LauraLynn and Snowflakes are very worthy causes and we’re looking forward to fundraising as much as we can for them through a wide range of fun and novel events,” she said.

The staff raise money for the three charities through a series of events and the company also makes a significant contribution to the fund. Members of the public also support the scheme through collection points throughout the airport for passenger donations.