Dance Grace Dance
A song has been composed for Grace in New York City by Dee Carstensen, vocals and harp by Dee Carstensen, flute and vibes by Michael Manieri October 2008
Click here to listen
Our thanks to everyone involved in previous events:
Cake sale for Grace O'Gorman
A cake sale was held in Blackrock, Cork recently by Amy Phillips, Diane Fitzgerald, Claire Lehane, Sally Haugh, Amy McGuinness, Meg Haugh, Anna Lynch and it was a great success, it was so good there maybe another one planned.
Thanks to all that helped and participated.
Killinick Harriers Hunt Club
Charity Beach Ride
Sunday 16th March
Great success and thanks to all who turned up. Special thanks to Mary-Joe Ryan for organising it and all her helpers. It was a great sight to have so many horses and hounds on the ride.
'Desperate Housewives' swim team from Bath
Victoria Grant, Mel Bullard, Jenny Curruthers, Jane Shayegan, Clare Brooks and Rebekah Reid. Sunday night swim in Bath ,March 16th 2008. Baywatch all over again.
Bath Half Marathon
Thank to Chartwell and all the runners. There was some very good times, great run.
'JEANS FOR GRACE DAY'
Thanks to Tania for organising the jeans at work day, great success. Great response from her work colleagues.
Coffee Morning at Night for Grace
Thanks to all the Clynes in Passage West for organising the coffee morning
Thanks to all involved in putting on a great day for the Munster match, and thanks to the Munster team for winning.
Quiz Night for Grace
Thanks to Susan and Trisha for doing a great job, great night was had by all.
A big thank you to Kingswood School and all involved in putting on a great night, Hog Roast for Grace was a major success
Bake Sale for Grace
Many thanks to Victoria Elliot-Gibson for organising the bake sale for Grace in Toronto
The Ball of the year was held at the Four Seasons in Dublin on Saturday the 10th of May with over 300 hundred people attending , all in support of Grace. A big thank you to Alison and Eoin and all the others for this major achievement, and for the funds raised
Emer Studdert jumped on Sunday 11th May for Grace. Thanks to Emer for doing a parachute jump for Grace and thanks to the parachute for opening.
Click here to see the jump via You Tube
Paula and Sheila are running for Grace
Many Thanks to Paul Studdert and Sheila Blackmore for their 12K run and the money they raised
Staines 10K Run
Many Thanks to Dean Meredith for doing his 10K run and for the funds that he raised
Race Night for Grace in Bunclody
Great night was had by all and all horses passed the drink test!!! Big thanks to David Carton for putting on the race night
Thanks to the munster supporters club for their generosity in making a donation to the Grace O'Gorman fund
Click here to read about the money they raised
Golf Outing in Richmond
Thanks to all those involved in putting together a great day of golf at Richmond Golf Club for Grace. Special thanks to Keith Wood, Cynthia ,Craig and Paul Hurst whose efforts where very much appreciated. To the person who paid for the event and wished to remain anonymous, thank you
Baby Face Nursery in Bath
Thanks to all at Baby Face Nursery in Bath for their events in helping to raise money for Grace. The walk in the Park was exactly the kind of thing that Grace would love to do herself. The money raised will continue to help with the medical bills.
The Salmon brothers Joe and Morgan on right who completed the Cork City Marahton for Grace
''The Triathlon in Schull was a great day out with lots of teams running, swimming and giving the bike a push for Grace. Thanks to all.
June 08 The Blenheim Triathlon, UK
Many thanks to Dr. John Pauling, Royal National Hospital Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, for competing in and successfully completing the Blenheim Triathlon.
John engaged many of the staff members at the RNHRD in Bath, to support his efforts for Grace. We are very grateful to John and all who helped ensure this event was such a success.
Congratulations to Val Stone, Katie Stone (aged 9) and Dr Michael Kennedy, who competed in this challenging bike ride Val did 140 km and was joined by his daughter Katie for the last 26 km and Michael completed the full 200 km in 9 hours.
Thanks to all of them for such a wonderful effort for Grace and to all who gave so generously to sponsor them.
Event in Canada
'Magic Moments Nursery in Toronto was the scene of a great day out with lots of old friends doing amazing things to help Grace. Alice attended the nursery when she lived in Toronto.
Billy Cain Birthday
Special thanks to Billy Cain who had his 8th birthday party on Saturday the 21st of
June and ha got all his friends to donate money to Grace instead of presents for himself. A great thing to do from a very special boy
Event in New York
The Co Cork Association in NY held a fund raiser in NY for Grace on Saturday night, 21st of June 2008 and they had a great response to their efforts. Among the many that supported the event Consul General of Ireland , Niall Burgess attended as did Mary O'Dowd of the Frances Pope Memorial foundation. The event was organised by Mae O'Driscoll and Mary Naughton and was a great success.
West GAA Fun Day
Tug -of-war at the fun day, organised by Passage West GAA, was a great fun day for all despite the bad weather. Martin Coughlan, Captain of the winning team, received their trophy from Fionula O'Gorman, Grace's aunt.
Padraic Cossgrove completed the triathlon in a very impressive time in very hot conditions. Not an easy event when you swim in the Hudson river in New York. Big thanks to him for this great effort.
A Concert for Grace
Great evening of music was had by all , great effort for Grace and great singing by all.
5 A Side Football Tournament
Thanks to Dave and Paul for putting on a great day for Grace. 'Playing for Grace' was a great sucess with 13 teams turning up on the day and the weather shinning out after a lot of rain. The idea for the day was inspired by Dave's daughter 'Lexi' who looks like Grace. Thanks to all.
Many thanks to Da Vinci's Deli for organising a charity gig for Grace with local bands including The Volt.
Running for Grace
Our thanks to Vince Bartolo for running the Bristol half marathon for Grace in September
Running for Grace
Our thanks to Richard Felton for running from London to Brighton for Grace, 90k on the 5th October.
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