John McWalter 10K for 10K

John McWalter, was an incredible and loving  father and husband.  He was a cherished friend to many, kind, generous  and a committed football coach and fan. Known for his cheeky sense of humour and fun he was loyal to family, friends, his community, Mayo and Garrymore GAA!

John died suddenly  on 19th November 2010.  Ten years on the Covid restrictions  mean we cannot be together as a family to celebrate his life,  so we have decided to celebrate the generous person that John was by raising funds for two charities that meant a lot to him and the family. 

On the 18th November we are going to do  a 10k relay across three countries to unite us as a family.  Starting with Aishling  in Dublin she will  run a 10K and pass the baton  on to Margaret  (Mam) in Connemara who after her 10K will pass it on Niamh in Limerick.   After Niamhs 10k it goes across the Atlantic sea to James in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico who after his 10k  will pass the baton up to Ian in Vancouver, Canada for the final 10K. 
We aim to raise 10k to be shared between St Vincent  de Paul and Western Care.

We know that many of our friends and family have been affected by Covid 19 both physically and financially and  please know that no donation is too small and if you are not in a position to donate we know you will be with us in spirit.

Every penny raised will be divided equally between the two charities who both work tirelessly to make the world a better, kinder place for all in our society. 

Thank you for your support 
Míle buíochas
Margaret, James, Ian, Niamh &  Aishling
Our goal is to fight poverty in all its forms through the practical assistance to people in need.
We offer direct, personal assistance that is non-judgemental and based on the need of the individual or family.                   
Western Care Association exists to empower people with a wide range of learning and associated disabilities in Co. Mayo to live full and satisfied lives as equal citizens.


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  • Niamh Malone 
    • €50 
    • 7 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • €100 
    • 1 d
  • Aoife Mary McDonagh 
    • €25 
    • 2 d
  • Anonymous 
    • €20 
    • 4 d
  • Breda Hyland 
    • €20 
    • 4 d
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Fundraising team: McWalters & Mam! (5)

Margaret Leahy 
Raised €2,060 from 51 donations
Ian McWalter 
Team member
Raised €2,816 from 47 donations
James McWalter 
Team member
Raised €1,291 from 32 donations
Aishling McWalter 
Team member
Raised €650 from 33 donations
Niamh McWalter 
Team member
Raised €635 from 26 donations
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