Anyone can join and take part in any event of their choice and raise money for Donegal Youth Service while achieving their goals. Donegal Youth Service is appealing to everyone regardless of fitness level for this campaign, whether a seasoned marathon runner or someone who enjoys a fun day out. So whether your aim is complete the Flora Mini marathon, Dublin marathon or any other sporting event you can think of Team DYS would be proud to have you join our ranks and together we can help equip young people for whatever life holds.
Run, walk, climb, hop, swim, dance, jiggle, cycle, crawl or do a marathon dressed as Elvis, it doesn’t matter which event you do as everyone involved in Team DYS will be helping to ensure that Every young person has the opportunity to get Tools For Life and change communities!
No matter what challenge you choose to take on, the sense of accomplishment you will receive on achieving your goal is immeasurable but knowing you have also helped young people across the County.
Ms. Lorraine Thompson, Regional Director of Donegal Youth service said “Life is more challenging than ever before, especially for young people. Life often presents people with challenges and difficulties that they did not expect, which can be extremely difficult to overcome. We are highlighting the fact that Donegal Youth service is here to ensure our young people have the Tools for Life that will help them face and overcome these challenges, and that by working together, for as long as it takes, we can overcome these challenges and create positive chance across all our communities”.
Donegal Youth Service are providing a range of essential services for all young people across the County which include Youth Clubs where young people develop a range of skills, develop confidence, take part in fun activities, meet other young people and develop friendships. Donegal Youth Service also provides a range of vital services which include mental health programmes, LGBT support, education, training and employment preparation for employment.
To date Donegal Youth Service has helped and supported over 10,000 young people throughout Donegal from the age of 8 to 25 and with the help of everyone in Team DYS we will continue to help all our young people be the best they can be.
So if you would like more information on how to join Team DYS, or more information on any of our services please contact Lorraine Thompson at 087 2395195 or email firstname.lastname@example.org