Partner Charity

As well as being a fundraiser for St. Finbarr’s AC we are delighted to partner with a charity each year to donate some of the funds raised.

In 2023 our partner charity is Irish Guide Dogs.

One community changing lives

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) is Ireland’s national charity dedicated to enabling people who are vision impaired and families of children with autism to achieve improved mobility and independence. 

For over 40 years we have worked with our community of Breeders, Puppy Raisers, Home Socialisers, Temporary Boarders, Trainers, Staff, Volunteers and supporters to change as many lives as possible.

  • We currently have nearly 400 Guide and Assistance Dogs Clients in Ireland
  • All of our services are provided free of charge
  • It costs over €5 million to run our organisation each year
  • We receive over 85% of our income through voluntary donations and fundraising through our Branch network across the country

In addition to funds raised from your race entry fee please feel free to donate to the Irish Guide Dogs at anytime throughout the year through a one off donation, monthly direct debit or monthly card payment.