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# fundraising - Friday 6 March, 2015

Lots of Irish people wore their pyjamas to work today - here's the heart-warming reason why
# Duvet Day
# Duvet Day

Lots of Irish people wore their pyjamas to work today - here's the heart-warming reason why

Mar 6th 2015, 8:30 PM 19,119 Views 21 Comments

Here’s a hint: it wasn’t just for comfort reasons.

# fundraising - Monday 2 February, 2015

This woman wants your help so she can open Ireland's first cat café
# Crazy Cats
# Crazy Cats

This woman wants your help so she can open Ireland's first cat café

Feb 2nd 2015, 3:15 PM 15,259 Views 42 Comments

Feline fundraising.

# fundraising - Saturday 31 January, 2015

These guys have made a million-euro company from your office 'last man standing' comps
# Ker-ching!
# Ker-ching!

These guys have made a million-euro company from your office 'last man standing' comps

Jan 31st 2015, 8:30 AM 14,656 Views 3 Comments

The Irish company which runs the competitions in offices across the nation is barely a year old

# fundraising - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

This woman needs 3,000 tenners to save her life
# Lyme Disease
# Lyme Disease

This woman needs 3,000 tenners to save her life

Jan 6th 2015, 7:15 AM 27,779 Views 42 Comments

Denise Ryan said treatment in America is her “last chance”.

# fundraising - Monday 29 December, 2014

How Christmas baubles are being used to tackle homelessness this winter
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

How Christmas baubles are being used to tackle homelessness this winter

Dec 29th 2014, 10:19 PM 18,022 Views 5 Comments

The ‘Bikes and Baubles’ initiative saw a pine tree in the Wicklow mountains decorated for Christmas.

# fundraising - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Iona Institute in €10,000 Christmas fundraising drive
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Iona Institute in €10,000 Christmas fundraising drive

Dec 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,138 Views 131 Comments

David Quinn has written to supporters ahead of next year’s marriage equality debate.

# fundraising - Monday 8 December, 2014

Nonprofits are showing their books to reassure donors
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

Nonprofits are showing their books to reassure donors

Dec 8th 2014, 5:43 PM 9,079 Views 16 Comments

A new report found that the sector employs over 100,000 people.

# fundraising - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Jobs at risk as Rehab cuts back on fundraising and lotteries activities
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

Jobs at risk as Rehab cuts back on fundraising and lotteries activities

Nov 29th 2014, 12:01 PM 8,632 Views 62 Comments

As many as 40 jobs could be affected.

# fundraising - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Google starts helping the fight against Ebola by donating €8 million
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

Google starts helping the fight against Ebola by donating €8 million

Nov 11th 2014, 9:36 AM 3,792 Views 3 Comments

The search engine giant launched a public fundraising campaign where it will contribute $2 for every $1 donated to the fund.

# fundraising - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

The man behind Movember on why not-for-profit is a 'bullsh*t term'
# Mo Money
# Mo Money

The man behind Movember on why not-for-profit is a 'bullsh*t term'

Nov 5th 2014, 12:39 PM 13,398 Views 13 Comments

And how a four-man operation used fun – rather than fear tactics – to become a global fundraising juggernaut.

# fundraising - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Scared of flying? What about piloting a plane blind?
# Donegal
# Donegal

Scared of flying? What about piloting a plane blind?

Oct 19th 2014, 10:30 AM 8,894 Views 10 Comments

Jennifer Doherty flew a plane to raise awareness of the Donegal Centre for Independent Living.

# fundraising - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Irish donations to charity are up, but we're less generous than the UK
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Irish donations to charity are up, but we're less generous than the UK

Sep 30th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,643 Views 39 Comments

Irish people donated over €800 million to charitable organisations in 2012.

# fundraising - Monday 29 September, 2014

Doctors to train like airline pilots in simulation centres
# Practice Makes Perfect
# Practice Makes Perfect

Doctors to train like airline pilots in simulation centres

Sep 29th 2014, 3:30 PM 7,861 Views 20 Comments

The centre will recreate real life clinical scenarios using simulation models.

# fundraising - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Here's the GAA-themed selfie campaign hoping to raise funds for the Alan Kerins Projects
# Great Cause
From The42
# Great Cause

Here's the GAA-themed selfie campaign hoping to raise funds for the Alan Kerins Projects

Sep 23rd 2014, 6:56 PM 2,751 Views 3 Comments

Armagh great Steven McDonnell has come up with a brilliant fundraising idea.

# fundraising - Monday 15 September, 2014

The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today

Sep 15th 2014, 10:58 AM 7,235 Views 3 Comments

Kickstarter will now allow Irish creators to submit their project directly, which will go live for funding next month.

# fundraising - Saturday 13 September, 2014

More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze
# Manchester
# Manchester

More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze

Sep 13th 2014, 11:46 AM 8,079 Views 41 Comments

The fire claimed the lives of 53 animals and a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with it.

# fundraising - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge
# Icy Dip
# Icy Dip

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 9th 2014, 6:18 PM 13,253 Views 16 Comments

He took an icy shower near his constituency office in Swords.

# fundraising - Monday 1 September, 2014

The Ice Bucket Challenge has 'touched the lives of people with MND and made them smile'
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

The Ice Bucket Challenge has 'touched the lives of people with MND and made them smile'

Sep 1st 2014, 10:32 PM 15,416 Views 23 Comments

The Ice Bucket Challenge has surpassed the no make-up selfie craze.

# fundraising - Sunday 31 August, 2014

'There's a little boy or girl in your community who's going to bed cold or going to school hungry'
# Support
# Support

'There's a little boy or girl in your community who's going to bed cold or going to school hungry'

Aug 31st 2014, 4:30 PM 9,695 Views 35 Comments

Barnardos says that ‘without the generosity of volunteers we would not be able to reach the children who need our support’.

# fundraising - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Seriously ill 4-year-old Gavin undergoes lifesaving cancer surgery in Texas
# Gavin Glynn
# Gavin Glynn

Seriously ill 4-year-old Gavin undergoes lifesaving cancer surgery in Texas

Jul 10th 2014, 8:04 AM 15,769 Views 49 Comments

Doctors removed two tumours from Gavin Glynn in the pioneering surgery yesterday.

# fundraising - Monday 30 June, 2014

Abbey Theatre told to tour more, hire creatives and diversify productions to make money
# GET THE CASH IN
# GET THE CASH IN

Abbey Theatre told to tour more, hire creatives and diversify productions to make money

Jun 30th 2014, 6:37 PM 8,189 Views 12 Comments

During 2009 and 2014, revenues fell by 17 per cent, while public funding fell by 26 per cent.

# fundraising - Friday 27 June, 2014

Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?
# Good Cause
# Good Cause

Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?

Jun 27th 2014, 3:49 PM 13,775 Views 24 Comments

Barnardos has launched an online fundraising campaign to buy a bike for a young boy after his was stolen yesterday. His family cannot afford a new one.

# fundraising - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

'We need your help to save my boy', father of child who needs life saving cancer surgery in the US
# Myboy
# Myboy

'We need your help to save my boy', father of child who needs life saving cancer surgery in the US

Jun 18th 2014, 10:06 AM 31,258 Views 73 Comments

Gavin Glynn has been fighting cancer since he was 17 months old, there are no more options for him in Ireland.

# fundraising - Monday 16 June, 2014

'We don’t just want to build a hospice in Wicklow - it has to be the most beautiful place'
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

'We don’t just want to build a hospice in Wicklow - it has to be the most beautiful place'

Jun 16th 2014, 12:11 PM 9,937 Views 13 Comments

The Wicklow Hospice Foundation is celebrating after exceeding its fundraising target of €3 million.

# fundraising - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'We've told children we're here for them 24/7 - if charity crisis continues we won't be'
# Childline
# Childline

'We've told children we're here for them 24/7 - if charity crisis continues we won't be'

May 27th 2014, 10:54 PM 9,191 Views 36 Comments

Ahead of the charity’s AGM in Dublin today, the ISPCC said it is now at breaking point and could be forced to close Childline at night – when children need them most.

Childline is at "breaking point" as donations continue to plummet
# Funding
# Funding

Childline is at "breaking point" as donations continue to plummet

May 27th 2014, 10:39 AM 5,512 Views 35 Comments

Some volunteers say they have been abused when fundraising by members of the public.

# fundraising - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Fall in donations hits Bóthar as 7 out of 19 staff made redundant
# Charities
# Charities

Fall in donations hits Bóthar as 7 out of 19 staff made redundant

May 20th 2014, 3:58 PM 9,399 Views 26 Comments

The founder of the charity described the situation as “regrettable”.

# fundraising - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Home and abroad, 80,000 turn out to walk from 'Darkness into Light' [pics]
# Before Sunrise
# Before Sunrise

Home and abroad, 80,000 turn out to walk from 'Darkness into Light' [pics]

May 10th 2014, 7:55 PM 42,324 Views 78 Comments

There was a larger than expected turnout for the annual event, to raise funds for suicide charity Pieta House. Events were also held in London and Sydney this year.

Beaumont Hospital gets an art walk exhibition
# Corridor Art
# Corridor Art

Beaumont Hospital gets an art walk exhibition

May 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,156 Views 9 Comments

All the art works are available to buy.

# fundraising - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

This gorgeous film will move you to help abandoned children
# Anya
# Anya

This gorgeous film will move you to help abandoned children

Apr 29th 2014, 7:16 PM 11,247 Views 15 Comments

The Oscar-nominated Brown Bag Films were moved to spend 14 months creating this gem to support To Russia With Love.

# fundraising - Monday 14 April, 2014

Little girl makes "bucket list" of things to see before she goes blind, Internet helps out
# Molly's Memories
From The Daily Edge
# Molly's Memories

Little girl makes "bucket list" of things to see before she goes blind, Internet helps out

Apr 14th 2014, 4:09 PM 3,372 Views 1 Comment

Little Molly Bent from Manchester was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease last December.

50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma
# Swim For Pádraig
# Swim For Pádraig

50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma

Apr 14th 2014, 9:45 AM 10,588 Views 5 Comments

Pádraig Schaler has been in a coma since last summer, and is receiving treatment in Germany.

# fundraising - Monday 7 April, 2014

Almost 400,000 fewer people gave to charity over Christmas
# Donations
# Donations

Almost 400,000 fewer people gave to charity over Christmas

Apr 7th 2014, 11:24 AM 5,435 Views 23 Comments

However, donations are up, with people giving larger amounts.

# fundraising - Friday 28 March, 2014

This year's "waterproof" Daffodil Day won't be affected by bad weather
# Cancer Society
# Cancer Society

This year's "waterproof" Daffodil Day won't be affected by bad weather

Mar 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 12,783 Views 16 Comments

Organisers say they have reassessed how they fundraise after torrential weather on the day caused donations to drop by 50 per cent last year.

# fundraising - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

This Dublin man's hair really does look like a pineapple
# Shave Or Dye
From The Daily Edge
# Shave Or Dye

This Dublin man's hair really does look like a pineapple

Mar 26th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,032 Views 0 Comments

Totally tropical.

# fundraising - Thursday 20 March, 2014

NTMA grabs €500m from markets
# T Time
# T Time

NTMA grabs €500m from markets

Mar 20th 2014, 12:09 PM 5,516 Views 17 Comments

Ireland looks likely to continue cash raising drive as low interest rates persist.

# fundraising - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Here's what really happens when you ignore an Irish 'chugger'
# Save A Child
From The Daily Edge
# Save A Child

Here's what really happens when you ignore an Irish 'chugger'

Feb 4th 2014, 11:14 AM 5,536 Views 5 Comments

Clipboard mafia.

# fundraising - Monday 3 February, 2014

Schools 'cannot be run' on current level of funding
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

Schools 'cannot be run' on current level of funding

Feb 3rd 2014, 10:51 PM 6,869 Views 32 Comments

The INTO made the comments after it emerged that eight schools in Ireland received almost €50,000 extra funding from the State in 2012.

# fundraising - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Following the crowd: How crowdfunding changed the way projects are made
# Crowd Puller
# Crowd Puller

Following the crowd: How crowdfunding changed the way projects are made

Feb 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 8,250 Views 5 Comments

At a time where funds are tighter, crowdfunding has provided an important way for projects to get funding, but is it the future?

# fundraising - Monday 20 January, 2014

Fear of closure continues at Irish Seed Savers as fundraising slower than expected
# €250k
# €250k

Fear of closure continues at Irish Seed Savers as fundraising slower than expected

Jan 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,669 Views 20 Comments

The organisation requires €250,000 to secure its future.