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'You've no need to worry about the big C ... cancer isn't painful'
# Cork Marathon
# Cork Marathon

'You've no need to worry about the big C ... cancer isn't painful'

May 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 42,450 Views 18 Comments

Shannen’s diagnosis came as a huge shock.

'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake

May 3rd 2015, 7:45 AM 13,655 Views 2 Comments

One has set up a fundraising page to help with the aid effort.

Paul McGrath raised €400 for charity by auctioning off his Second Captains t-shirt
# Auction
From The42
# Auction

Paul McGrath raised €400 for charity by auctioning off his Second Captains t-shirt

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:11 AM 16,345 Views 23 Comments

The former Ireland international raised the money for A Buddy for Nicole.

Since Margaret's son died in Crumlin, she's raised €1.25m for the hospital
# Going The Extra Mile
# Going The Extra Mile

Since Margaret's son died in Crumlin, she's raised €1.25m for the hospital

Apr 11th 2015, 8:15 PM 21,505 Views 16 Comments

Michael was just one year old when he passed away in 1986.

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 19,142 Views 21 Comments

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

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 15,287 Views 42 Comments

Feline fundraising.

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 14,711 Views 3 Comments

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

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 27,819 Views 42 Comments

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

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 18,057 Views 5 Comments

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

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 8,162 Views 131 Comments

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

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

Nonprofits are showing their books to reassure donors

Dec 8th 2014, 5:43 PM 9,150 Views 15 Comments

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

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 8,652 Views 62 Comments

As many as 40 jobs could be affected.

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 3,810 Views 3 Comments

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

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 13,467 Views 12 Comments

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

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 8,912 Views 10 Comments

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

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 5,660 Views 39 Comments

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

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 7,870 Views 20 Comments

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

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 2,772 Views 3 Comments

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

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 7,254 Views 3 Comments

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

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 8,102 Views 41 Comments

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

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 13,273 Views 16 Comments

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

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 15,442 Views 23 Comments

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

'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 9,717 Views 35 Comments

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

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 15,825 Views 49 Comments

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

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 8,222 Views 12 Comments

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

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 13,809 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.

'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 31,284 Views 73 Comments

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

'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 9,960 Views 13 Comments

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

'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 9,210 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 5,532 Views 35 Comments

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

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 9,428 Views 26 Comments

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

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 42,357 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 5,177 Views 9 Comments

All the art works are available to buy.

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 11,273 Views 15 Comments

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

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 3,397 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 10,603 Views 5 Comments

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

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 5,450 Views 23 Comments

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

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 12,793 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.

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 4,046 Views 0 Comments

Totally tropical.

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

NTMA grabs €500m from markets

Mar 20th 2014, 12:09 PM 5,532 Views 17 Comments

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