Clock up miracle miles on your bike in Donegal this summer and raise much-needed funds for sick children

Crumlin and Temple Street hospitals need your support

Clock up miracle miles on your bike in Donegal this summer and raise much-needed funds for sick children

Pictured are Ersen Yetis, Molly McNulty and Ella McNulty helping to launch the Tour De County fundraising campaign in support of CMRF Crumlin and Temple Street Foundation

'Tour De County' is challenging you to clock up miracle miles on your bike, in Donegal, this June, July and August while raising vital funds for our national children's hospitals.

Temple Street Foundation and CMRF Crumlin – which are both part of the Children's Health Foundation family - are inviting everyone people from across the county to take part in their ‘Tour De County’ challenge fundraiser in support of sick children and their families in CHI at Temple Street and Crumlin.

Whether it’s a leisurely spin or a county-wide expedition, cyclists of all levels and fitness are invited to get on the saddle and explore the beauty of their county on two wheels, while adhering to social distancing guidelines.

Children's Health Foundation exists to support the urgent, life-saving and ongoing paediatric care that children from all counties in Ireland receive in CHI at Temple Street and Crumlin on a daily basis.

From funding cutting-edge equipment and ground-breaking paediatric research to providing essential patient and parental supports and supporting a whole range of services in CHI – this support is only made possible through the kindness and generosity of supporters around the country.

Commenting on the ‘Tour De County’ challenge, Chief Executive of Children's Health Foundation, Denise Fitzgerald said: “Right now in CHI at Crumlin and Temple Street we need your support more than ever. Every minute of every day, sick children are coming through the doors of Temple Street and Crumlin in need of the expert, loving care that only CHI’s world-class medical staff can provide.

"Here in Children’s Health Foundation – with the help and kindness of our supporters around the country - we can continue to make a real and positive difference for sick children and their families.”

To find out more and sign up today to take part in the ‘Tour De County’ for CHI at Temple Street and Crumlin, visit www.cmrf.org or www.templestreet.ie.

Don’t forget to tag us in your social media posts and share your ‘Tour De County’ pictures and videos with the following hashtags #TourDeCounty and #MiracleMiles.

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