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10,000 Step Challenge Raises €100K For Skin Charity

The fundraiser was inspired by Abbeyleix' Emma Forgarty.

A fundraiser inspired by a Laois woman has raised over €100,000, more than triple its target. 

Trish Lewis organised the 10,000 steps a day challenge after becoming an ambassador for Debra Ireland off the back of meeting Emma Fogarty from Abbeyleix. 

Debra Ireland helps those living with a skin condition called EB or more commonly known as butterfly syndrome. 

Over 1,100 people took part in the daily challenge throughout September.

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