Community Fundraising

Together for Good

Get together, have some fun, and fundraise in support of the Irish Red Cross. The generosity of community groups, schools, and individuals across Ireland allows us to continue our critical work here at home and around the world. Non-uniform days, cake sales, fun runs, we appreciate all the ways that you get involved and show us that you care. You help us to always be there. 

If you are thinking of hosting a fundraiser, we want to help! Fill out the fundraising event form below or get in touch to request a full fundraising pack or some resources to use at your event. 

Hosting a Fundraising Event? Let us know!

Click the button below to let us know about your event and how we can help!

Why Fundraise for the Irish Red Cross?

For over 70 years the Irish Red Cross has worked to help people and communities here at home and around the world. We aim to support those who need it most through our wide range of Programmes and services. Whether responding to crises, connecting isolated communities, or providing First Aid Support, your support will be a lifeline to the thousands of people impacted by our work every year. 

As a Red Cross National Society, we are part of a global movement for change, and our work would not be possible without the support of people like you. Your support allows us to continue our work in Ireland and around the world, and to deliver life-changing support to people and communities in need. Thanks to you, we can always be there. 

Fundraising Guidelines and FAQs

If you’re planning on holding a fundraising event, we can help. Fill out the form above or get in touch with us to request a Fundraising pack. We have put together some guidelines, tips, and ideas to make things easier.  

If you have questions like: 

  • I’ve held an event. How do I send you the money raised? 
  • I’ve already planned an event. What is the best way to receive donations in support of the Irish Red Cross? 
  • I’d like to raise funds for a specific appeal, how do I do this? 
  • How can I find out more information about where my money will go?

Contact us at or call us on 01 642 4600. We can help with information, materials and resources, making donations and even offer presentations for schools and community groups on the work of the Irish Red Cross.  

Our Impact

Thanks to people like you, in 2022 the Irish Red Cross supported hundreds of thousands of people during times of crisis and need in Ireland and around the world. 

In Ukraine, the Irish Red Cross 

  • Delivered essentials like food parcels, hygiene and first aid kits, and medical supplies 
  • Provided psychosocial support for those impacted by the crisis 
  • Repaired homes and other damaged infrastructure 

In Ireland, the Irish Red Cross 

  • Received 11,500 pledges of accommodation for refugees and displaced peoples 
  • Reunited 14 Family Reunification applicants in Ireland with 43 family members 
  • Provided first aid services at over 3000 events  
  • Held over 300 First Aid training courses 
  • Launched a Ukraine Community Center in Dublin and supported over 6,459 displaced Ukrainian people with accommodation 

Around the world, the Irish Red Cross 

  • Supported over 800,000 households with life-changing food and hygiene supplies, livelihood support, cash distributions and other emergency relief 
  • Continued supporting programmes in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Yemen, Palestine, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Indonesia in emergency relief, recovery/rehabilitation, development and health