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Waterford City River Rescue features in new Tesco video series

Waterford City River Rescue  is one of the causes highlighted in a new video campaign.

The charity features in the Tesco Community Fund One in a Million series.

The series sees broadcaster Hector Ó hEochagáin travel across the country to highlight the local heroes who have made a positive difference in communities.

The Tesco Community Fund provides financial support to good causes and community groups that matter most to its colleagues, customers, and communities across Ireland.

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In the first episode of the series, Hector meets with Sinead and some of the team at Waterford City River Rescue, a non-profit organisation run by volunteers who must be prepared to respond to emergency calls on a 24-hour basis, 365 days a year, along the River Suir.

To date, the Waterford City River Rescue has received over €3,016 in funding through the Tesco Community Fund.

You can watch the video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NKN6ODJlFo

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More about the Tesco Community Fund

Launched in 2014, the Tesco Community Fund is a platform through which each Tesco store can provide financial support to good causes within its local community. Since its introduction, Tesco has donated over €6 million to over 21,000 local community projects nationwide.

Anyone can nominate a cause via this link.

Waterford City River Rescue was tasked to an emergency situation at Cheekpoint over the weekend. More here. 

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