DONEGAL WOMAN WHOSE FIANCÉ DIED BEFORE WEDDING HONOURED

first_imgA Letterkenny woman whose husband-to-be died as a result of an asthma attack has been honoured for her work in helping other asthma sufferers.Michelle and Nathan in happier times.Michelle O’Donnell was left devastated when her fiancé Nathan Wilmot died in October, 2012, just a week before they were due to marry.As a result of this tragedy, Michele has become extremely proactive in raising much needed donations and awareness for the Asthma Society of Ireland. With the help of family and friends Michele managed to raise €3,902 from recent fundraising events held in Letterkenny, which included a bucket collection and two football matches. The events were held in October 2013 to coincide with the first year anniversary of Nathan’s death.Asthma Society of Ireland Fundraising Manager, Fergal Smyth said, “The level of commitment shown by our volunteers this year, raising money in these difficult times, was remarkable.”“At the Asthma Society of Ireland we are committed to improving the quality of life and standard of care for patients and the money raised by our team of volunteers goes directly towards the provision of vital services for over 470,000 people in Ireland with asthma.”“The Asthma Society of Ireland would like to thank Michele and everyone involved in helping to raise this money. These funds are the lifeblood of our organistaion and we appreciate every cent raised,” he concluded. Michele receives her award from the Asthma Society. DONEGAL WOMAN WHOSE FIANCÉ DIED BEFORE WEDDING HONOURED was last modified: February 7th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:asthma societyawarddonegalletterkennyMichelle O’DonnellNathan Wilmotlast_img