FUNDRAISERS: LA519 FOUNDATION RAISES OVER 13,000 EURO

23 April 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

COLM SHALVEY

A charity in memory of Emyvale juvenile player Luke Aughey has so far raised over €13,000 in aid of mental-health resources. Emyvale GAA posted: “On May 25, 2019, we l ost our dear friend and club player Luke Aughey. At the age of just 16, Luke left us far too early. He is remembered fondly and missed so much by so many of his friends and all those associated with the Emyvale GAA Club.

In March of this year, Luke’s parents Deirdre and Barry, along with his family, set up LA519 in memory of Luke. LA519 is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to support local young people who have mental health issues that may result in suicide. “The objective of the charity is to help young, distressed minds access the right resources when needed. Emyvale GAA would like to offer our unwavering support to Luke’s family and to the LA519 foundation.

All proceeds (from the GoFundMe page) will go directly to local families who need support or to other organisations that help teens in distress.” The Light a candle for…

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