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How to Get Involved

How to Get Involved in Fundraising

We are delighted to welcome people who would like to get involved in any aspect of St. Joseph’s Foundation’s fundraising. YOU can decide on the level of involvement you would like.

Download our Fundraising Proposal Form

The following is a brief outline of how you can help with some of our main forms of Fundraising. 


Change Donations

  • We have partnered with Change Donations, a revolutionary donation platform that allows you to link your credit or debit card, round your transactions up to the next euro, and donate that spare change to charity. It’s that simple!
  • Change Donations is a social enterprise that helps charities and non-profits raise funds through the collective power of micro-donations.
  • We believe that every penny counts, and donating is not about how much you can give, but giving what you can to those in need.
  • We hope that this new donation method works for you. Help us change the world with pocket change!
  • Link to sign up: https://app.changedonations.com/charities/143

The VHI Virtual Women's Mini-Marathon 2020 #Powerof 10 #10k Your Way


The Vhi Virtual Women's Mini Marathon is the first of its kind. Join us as this year as we:

  • Walk, jog or run 10km
  • Over 10 days
  • To raise millions of Euro
  • See you on October 1st - 10th!


Register for the Virtual Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon to receive your Race Pack (Medal & T-shirt) here: https://eventmaster.ie/event/7rwhyeFdv

Create your fundraising page on Givengain on the below link, or donate to an existing fundraiser: https://www.givengain.com/c/stjosephsfoundation/

If you want to take part in this event for St. Joseph's Foundation, we would love to hear from you.  Contact the Fundraising Department on 063-21679 or email fundraising@stjosephsfoundation.ie 


How You Can Get Involved In The Spring/Summer Fair

  • Attending the meetings to organise the event (only two meetings held before and one after the event)  OR
  • Giving an hour or two on the day before the Spring/Summer Fair.  This is a busy day involving Setting up of stalls, distributing goods to relevant stalls, putting up signs etc.  OR
  • Selling raffle cards in advance. OR
  • Selling raffle cards on the street in Charleville town. (two hourly rota) OR
  • Sourcing items for any of the stalls listed OR
  • Helping with any of the stalls or activities on the day.

Facebook Donate Fundraisers

Enhance the lives of people supported by St. Joseph's Foundation by creating a Facebook Fundraiser. 

Facebook makes it possible for you to support your favourite causes and charities by raising money online. It's so easy to do!

Raising funds on Facebook is safe and money is transferred automatically to St. Joseph's Foundation (with absolutely no handling fees for you or St. Joseph's Foundation). Every euro raised goes directly to enhancing the lives of over 1,400 children and adults supported by St. Joseph's Foundation from North Cork, South Limerick and parts of Kerry. 

Setting up your own fundraiser for your birthday or an event is so simple. Click the below link to find out how: https://www.facebook.com/fund/SJFCharleville/


Corporate Fundraising 

Here at St. Joseph'sFoundation, we support 1,400 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and /or autism, to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential. 

Since 1968, our organisation has played a vital role in communities right across North Cork and South Limerick. 

There are lots of ways to support St. Joseph's Foundation.Together, we will develop an engagement plan that best suits the needs of your business/company and staff. 
 
Contact us to chat about the impact your business/company can have on the North Cork and South Limerick area by fundraising or working with us. Call our Fundraising Department on 063-21679 or email fundraising@stjosephsfoundation.ie 


How You Can Become Involved In The Cycle Walk Run

  • Become part of the organising group OR
  • Help with publicising the event in your local area OR
  • Sourcing sponsorship/raffle prizes etc OR
  • Participating in the even on the day  OR
  • Encouraging your family & friends to participate OR
  • Volunteer to help with the event on the day – stewarding etc

Set up a Fundraising Event 

There are a number of events you can set up to help raise money for St. Joseph's Foundation. For advice on setting any of these events up please contact our Fundraising Department on 063-21679 or email fundraising@stjosephsfoundation.ie 

  • Fashion Shows: You can hold a fashion show with your school or club.
  • Match Donations from your work place: Organise an event with your work colleagues.You can ask your employers to match or double the money raised at your event.
  • Quiz Nights: You can hold a quiz night with your local pub or sporting club.
  • Bag Packing: You can pack bags with your local sporting club or school at your local supermarket.
  • Coffee Morning: Hold a coffee morning in your local community. 
  • Sponsored Cycle, Walk or Run 

Helpful Tips when planning an Event 

Remember the 6 W's

  1. When are you planning the event?
  2. Who will be coming?
  3. Why will they be interested?
  4. What will they be doing?
  5. Where will it take place?
  6. When is it happening?


Pick a fundraiser that you will enjoy organising and one that works for you, your school, your business/company, your workplace or local community. 

We have lots of cool and different fundraising ideas but if have an idea for a unique and exciting event,  tell us all about it! We love hearing new and fun ways to fundraise for St. Joseph's Foundation. Call our Fundraising Department on 063-21679 or email fundraising@stjosephsfoundation.ie 

FAQ's

  1. I would like to organise a fundraising event for St. Joseph’s – what do I have to do?

  2. Do I have to commit to a certain length of time?

  3. How often would my help be required?

Find out more:

Susan Nolan 
Fundraising Administrator
Tel: 063-21679 or 063-89252

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