The Cork Association for Autism are pleased to announce that they have been selected as the charity partner for the coming year by Cork City Football Club. Upon receiving the news, Joe McDonald, Director of services said:
“We are delighted to be selected as a charity partner of Cork City Football Club and look forward to working with the organisation in the year ahead. We believe this partnership will give the Cork Association for Autism the opportunity to raise awareness for Autism amongst CCFC supporters and followers, and we will be encouraging everyone to support CCFC in the season ahead. We wish all players the very best of luck and thank them for their support.”
Cork City FC will lend its support to the Cork Association for Autism through themed events, complimentary tickets, support of fundraisers, provision of signed merchandise and by helping to raise awareness and support amongst CCFC supporters.
Commenting on the announcement, Tim Murphy, Chief Executive of Cork City FC said:
“We are extremely pleased to be announcing a partnership with the Cork Association for Autism. As a supporter-owned club, having a strong community focus is very important to us.
“We see this partnership as an excellent way to build on the work we already do in the community. I believe this partnership will be of great benefit to both Cork City Football Club and the Cork Association for Autism over the course of the coming season.”