Irish Olympian and GOAL ambassador Ciara Mageean
Humanitarian aid agency, GOAL, has rounded up top experts from the worlds of sport, nutrition, health and science, to lead on its virtual ‘Good Vibes’ Wellness Week from April 26th – 30th.
The motivational wellness initiative – which will include online sessions from immunologist Professor Luke O’Neill, Ballymaloe chef Rory O’Connell, and Olympian Ciara Mageean – is aimed at giving people a much-needed boost during these challenging times.
Companies across Leitrim are being encouraged to get their employees signed up to help them connect, stay healthy and boost morale. The event will culminate with a raffle, with each participating organisation awarding an extra day’s annual leave and wellness prizes to one lucky winner.
Event participants will gain access to a weeklong calendar of pre-recorded virtual wellness events, which can be accessed anytime during the week, and hosted by top experts in their fields. They include:
Irish Olympian and GOAL Ambassador, Ciara Mageean, said she was delighted to be part of the wellness event which will benefit thousands of people all over Ireland. “Covid-19 has been very challenging for everybody, but for those working from home it has been especially difficult. It is so important to take time from the daily routine to look after your mental and physical health. I am looking forward to sharing tips on running to stay fit, and how to incorporate it into your daily or weekly routines and to make it fun.”
“The GOAL Good Vibes Wellness Week has all aspects of health covered. From fitness to sleep to yoga to nutrition it offers an excellent menu of wellness advice.“
GOAL’s Director of Fundraising and Marketing, Eamon Sharkey, said: “This is the perfect opportunity for companies and colleagues to connect and enjoy some time-out, boost morale and stay health while raising funds for some of the world’s most vulnerable communities at the same time.”
“The event is the perfect opportunity for people working at home to connect with their colleagues. The events are pre-recorded and can be accessed at any time during the wellness week. We are honoured to have so many of Ireland’s top experts in various wellness fields leading on this initiative.”
“Like many other NGO’s, GOAL has had to adjust its fundraising campaigns to go online, and this is structured in a way that people can dip in and out at any time during wellness week to take part. Individuals can also register and take part you do not have to get involved through a company.
Since the onset of Covid-19. GOAL has adapted its programmes and reached over 17 million people in 14 countries with Covid related supports and messaging in 2020.
Registration is €15 per person however GOAL also provide bespoke pricing options for organisations. For more information visit goalglobal.org/good-vibes-by-goal or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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