The very kind people of Ballymacaw are doing their St. Stephan’s day swim in aid of Wassa this year. The swim is taking place in Ballymacaw cove, Dunmore East on Tuesday the 26th of December at 12pm. If anyone would like to participate in this event  sponsorship cards can be gotten in whites bar or dovers bar in Ballymacaw.


WASSA are delighted to announce that we will be hosting our 2nd Blue Ball on April 14th @ The Tower Hotel, Waterford. This is to mark  World Autism Awareness Month and raise our profile within Waterford city and environs.

Drinks reception @ 7.30pm followed by a Gala dinner @8.00pm with brand new Cadillac very kindly providing the music on the night with a DJ to follow.

So let “Your Blue Shine Through” and wear a shade of blue, whatever type suits you and join us on the night for lots of fun, craic and fantastic prizes to be won.Most importantly of all you will be giving back and supporting a charity close to all our hearts .



WASSA are delighted to announce that we will be recipients of the mayoral ball 2018. The ball will take place on April 21st in the Tower hotel. More details to follow soon.

Copper coast Wheelers did a charity cycle on the 30th October and half the proceeds were donated to WASSA. A huge thank you to all involved.

The Waterford Viking Marathon took place on Saturday 24th June 2017. Several of our members and their family and friends took part in the marathon. A huge thank you to all participants, Hopefully we will do as well in 2018

Throughout 2017 we have received with thanks several donations from various companies including genzyme, Ernst and Young, Waterford musical society and red hat. We have also received donations from pupils of St Declan’s, St Angela’s and St Saviour’s school.

River cottage dart club organised a great darts competition in Becketts. This night was a huge success and we would like to say a massive thank you for all the work ye done.

A huge thank you to Eric Furlong and Des Brennan of Roanmore GAA club who walked the greenway to raise funds for WASSA.