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"Run for Freedom" with Damien Dempsey and Catherina McKiernan

March 13, 2012 · 

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“TAKE A STAND FOR CHILD RIGHTS —OR BETTER TAKE A RUN!”
SUPPORT THE PREDA-IRELAND ADVOCACY AND ACTION FOR ABUSED KIDS.

PREDA’s “Run for Freedom” with musician Damien Dempsey and athletics legend Catherina McKiernan

on Saturday 28th April, 2012 in the Phoenix Park

PREDA is a Philippines based children’s charity which frees children from prisons ,brothels and sex slavery. It campaigns to end all forms of child labor abuse and child sexual exploitation.

The PREDA 5k “Run For Freedom” hopes to raise public awareness in relation to these problems in Ireland and in the developing world and to combat sex tourism.

The “RUN FOR FREEDOM” will take place in the Phoenix Park on Saturday April 28th at 1pm with registration also accepted from 11am on the morning of the run.

Online registration is now open on the following link: http://www.runireland.com/events/predas-run-freedom

Donations and funds raised from the FUN-RUN will be used to help save more children and give them a new start in life and overcome hardship and help promote the message of PREDA nationally.

The race is being supported by Dublin musician Damien Dempsey and Irish athletic legend Catherina McKiernan providing you with a great opportunity to run with two inspirational figures and PREDA advocates. It will be a memorable fun day out for people of all levels of fitness and ages.

Further Preda information:  TV 3 interview with Damien Dempsey talking about the work of PREDA :

http://www.tv3.ie/videos.php?video=38599&locID=1.65.74&date=2011-08-04&date_mode=&page=1&show_cal=&newspanel=&showspanel=&web_only=&full_episodes=

Damien Dempsey’s visit to PREDA as well as playing to prisoners in metro Manila: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiYNi1XobEc

 CNN “kids behind bars” report showing the plight of children in adult prisons in the Philippines:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oded9fEbvaA&feature=related

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Email: predagalway@gmail.com

"Run for Freedom" with Damien Dempsey and Catherina McKiernan

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