Leitrim woman hopes county will take part in unique charity event for starving kids

A Leitrim woman is urging everyone in the county to take part in a unique charity event this week which is aimed at helping feed thousands of starving people in Africa.

Mary Healy, who lives in Drumshanbo heard stories of starving children and mothers in Sudan at her local mass and decided in the days after Mother’s Day to try and organise a special charity event to try and help them.

Buckets with balloons will be delivered to locations in every town and village in the county this Friday Mary Healy is hopeful of getting a good response to their one-euro day campaign: