“Last year was the toughest we had so far and The Ireland Funds’ support was huge to keep us going. That funding has helped us reach over 300 young people.” — GALWAY COMMUNITY CIRCUS “The Ireland Funds were incredibly supportive and showed faith in us. We are building something here that is exciting, innovative and entrepreneurial and that faith makes all the difference.” — INNER CITY ENTERPRISE connect 2018 • 7 “We are very grateful for the support of The Ireland Funds and look forward to continuing to work with you over the coming years to achieve an Ireland and a world where no good food goes to waste.” — FOODCLOUD HUBS “I would say to The Ireland Funds’ donors that through their philanthropy they have transformed the lives of hundreds of young people and saved the lives of many of them as well.” — BELONG TO YOUTH SERVICES