Manulla FC & Mayo Autism Youth Project project has received €5,000 funding after winning the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund People’s Choice Award.
The Mayo-based project was announced as one of the People’s Choice Award winners after the Irish public selected the Mayo project from 22 shortlisted community groups.
Manulla FC & Mayo Autism Camp train young people to become youth coaches, so as to lead in creating a more supportive and inclusive community for all their peers.
They are one of twelve successful non-profit organisations who will benefit from a share of the €100,000 Fund.
This year’s Coca-Coca Thank You Fund grant brings the total amount donated since 2011 to €1,055,000 to community projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland.