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Meet the shortlist for the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund 2016

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The shortlist for this year’s Coca-Cola Thank You Fund has now been decided by the judging panel. Chosen projects aimed at innovatively supporting young people aged 12 to 25 are now in with a chance of receiving a grant from the €130,000 funding pot. Broadcaster Eoghan McDermott, an ambassador for the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund, says: “We were blown away by the quality of the entries received this year – each one has vast potential to inspire and support

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Healthcare Professionals

We are committed to providing healthcare professionals with up-to-date information on our drinks, ingredients and active, healthy lifestyle initiatives. We talk to a wide range of healthcare professionals on a regular basis to understand what they might need from us. We also want to hear about the issues raised by patients around soft drinks and their ingredients, as well as the questions people ask about how soft drinks can be included in a healthy,

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Coca-Cola Thank You Fund FAQs

What is The Coca‑Cola Thank You Fund? Now in its sixth year, the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund was set up in 2011 to mark the 125th anniversary of the company. Over the years the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund has supported a number of different community supported projects including community, social and education programmes aimed at youth, healthy and active lifestyles, and environmental leadership. To date €625,000 has been given to non-profit organisations

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How To Apply To The Coca-Cola Thank You Fund

It’s simple to apply to the Thank You Fund. Here’s how in 5 easy steps. The Thank You Fund is celebrating Coca-Cola’s 130th anniversary by giving €130,000 to projects that inspire and support young people across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Do you know of a non-profit organisation that could deliver an impactful youth project with the right funding? Here’s how to apply to the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund: 1. Get up to date Make sure

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Cycling Soars As More Than 4.5 Million Journeys Were Taken on Coca-Cola Zero Bikes in 2015

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Last year proved to be a big year for cycling as more than 4.5 million journeys were taken on Coca-Cola Zero Bikes, and by the end of the year more than 74,000 people had subscribed to the scheme. Four new Coca-Cola Zero Bikes schemes were successfully established by the National Transport Authority in Cork, Galway and Limerick by 2015, and by Belfast City Council in 2015, contributing to the surge in cycling. They follow in the footsteps of the

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Coca-Cola Thank You Fund: This Year’s Winners And How They’re Each Using Their €25,000 Award Money To Get Local Communities More Active

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The wait is over and this week the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund awarded €125,000 in funding for the fifth consecutive year. The lucky five non-profit and voluntary groups have each received €25,000 for projects that will get local communities in Ireland and Northern Ireland more active, more often. Since 2011, the Fund has awarded €625,000 to 47 projects that have succeeded in getting more than 30,000 people moving. Here are this year’s 5 winning organisations,

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Coca-Cola Thank You Fund Celebrates Five Year Anniversary with 2015 Winners Awarded €125,000 in Grants

The Coca-Cola Thank You Fund today awarded €125,000 in funding for the fifth consecutive year. Five non-profit and voluntary groups have each received €25,000 for projects that will get local communities in Ireland and Northern Ireland more active, more often. Since 2011, the Fund has awarded €625,000 to 47 projects that have succeeded in getting more than 30,000 people moving. The five winners of the Fund in 2015 are: ·  The Camogie Association

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Finding the Right Balance

The key to leading an active, healthy lifestyle is energy balance. It’s weighing up the calories we eat and drink (energy in) against the calories we burn off through exercise (energy out). In other words, keeping an eye on your BMI (Body Mass Index). We’re doing our best to help people achieve energy balance and enjoy our drinks as part of their everyday meal plan. That means a sensible, balanced diet, proper hydration and regular exercise. It involves

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Twelve Organisations Shotlisted To Win €125,000 In Grants From The Coca-Cola Thank You Fund

Twelve non-profit and voluntary organisations have been shortlisted by the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund for projects with ideas to get people more active, more often. Grants totalling €125,000 will be awarded to five winning organisations in November following a competitive judging process. The shortlisted projects involve a range of sporting codes from basketball, athletics, camogie, hockey and tennis, to cycling, canoeing, and gymnastics. A mix of

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A Donegal Community Discovers The Fun In Being Active

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In 2010, Helen Nolan was a young mum in Donegal. She was desperately in need of a social outlet and so were many of her friends. “We’d meet up and complain about how little there was for mothers and babies to do here in Inishowen,” she says. Five years later, thanks to the proactive spirit of these young mums and the financial help they received from different organisations including the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund, Helen no longer has

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