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Organise Your Own Event

Organise Your Own Event

Why not organise your own fundraising event in support of Irish Hospice Foundation? Whatever ideas you have, we would love to hear from you and and make them happen! We can provide sponsorship cards, posters, help and support for your event. Get in touch with us today, email Louise at [email protected] or call 01 6793188

Check out some examples below of past fundraisers.

Take on a personal challenge

Rain or shine and with her baby Doireann in tow in her buggy, the wonderful Jennifer Chard ran 10km everyday for 10 days through the mountains and hills of Wicklow and raised a whopping €1,287 for IHF.

IHF Heroes Hugh Morgan and Paddy Hamilton truly went the extra mile in support of the work of IHF. In October 2021 they took on the toughest footrace on earth, Marathon Des Sables. Read more about Team Morgan’s challenge.

Hugh Morgan Paddy Hamilton Marathon des Sables 2021

Over the years Mary has volunteered in many groups and organisations. She became aware of IHF’s Bereavement Support Line and she wanted to do something to help. So, during the last weekend in April 2021, Mary ran 10km to raise much needed funds. Read more about Mary’s 10km run.

Mary cronin 10k challenge

Make something and sell it

Fashion designer Aideen Bodkin founded Masks that Matter in March 2020 after selling out of a limited edition collection of Liberty Print face masks, with all proceeds from the first edition being donated to Irish Hospice Foundation. Read more about Aideen’s masks

Facesmasks that matter Aideen Bodkin design

Sharon Shannon recorded a CD of songs 12 years ago to mark the death of her partner, Leo. Sharon originally made a small number of copies for friends and family but in 2020 decided to produce 1000 copies in aid of our partner charity Rosabel’s Rooms. Read more about the Songs for Leo CD.

sharon shannon a thing called love songs for leo

Donate a service

Almost qualified Reflexology and Holistic Massage students held student clinics offering discounted sessions at Golden Egg Holistic in Portlaoise and donated the proceeds to IHF. Tickets were set up and sold via Ticket Tailor.

Synchronised swimming event

The wonderful Donna Cooney and her team of synchronised swimmers trained hard for several months during the summer of 2021 for a performance on 28th September at the Clontarf Baths. Donna fundraised for both Irish Hospice Foundation and St Francis Hospice raising almost €3k!

Fashion and fun auction

Elle Coleman created a great evening out for her friends and has kindly put together some ideas so you can see how it all worked.

Set up an ‘In Memory Of’ Fundraiser

Remember a loved one in a special way while also raising funds for IHF by setting up a Facebook fundraising page in their memory. You can share your page with your friends and family to let them know who you are remembering while encouraging them to donate. Read about In Memory Of fundraisers


Fundraise on Facebook

Facebook have made it very easy to fundraise and promote your event via their platform. More here