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# Fundraising

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# shut down
GoFundMe probing €150k fundraiser as it removes several Irish far-right campaigns
Hate groups rely heavily on online donations, experts say.
# Political Fundraising
Taoiseach defends party raffle rules and attacks SF fundraising
Opposition parties hit out at a last-minute amendment to the Electoral Reform bill that allows political parties to run fundraising lotteries.
# climb with charlie
Charlie Bird says charity campaign will raise 'beyond €2 million' after Croagh Patrick climb
The broadcaster said he is “completely blown away” by the success of the Climb with Charlie campaign.
All time
Opinion: Three charity workers share how Covid changed fundraising without dampening spirits
The pandemic has affected the sector, but these three people from different charities say they’re still feeling bright about the spirit of giving.
# Fundraising
Bohemians launch Christmas toy drive for children in Direct Provision
The scheme is now in its fourth year and is aiming to present a gift to every child living in Direct Provision in Ireland.
# Fundraising
Charities praise generosity of Irish people as they raise funds to support Afghan communities
A number of organisations have launched relief appeals as well as campaigns urging the government to resettle refugees.
# daffodil day
Daffodil Day is happening today - and is once again taking donations online
The charity is asking people to donate online, spread awareness and show solidarity with people affected by cancer.
# Fundraising
Over €1.1 million raised for St Vincent de Paul since last Friday's Late Late Show
Daniel and Majella O’Donnell gave their support for the charity on last week’s show.
# Fundraising
Trump responds to McIlroy as charity golf tournament raises €5 million for Covid-19 causes
The world number one took part in the TaylorMade Driving Relief skins event with Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff.
# fundraiser
'It means a lot to some of the girls on our squad' - Cork and Galway to go head-to-head for a worthy cause
The counties’ ladies football sides are facing off in a skills challenge and raising funds for LauraLynn Children’s Hospice this weekend.
# monaghan magic
Running together while staying apart, working on the frontline and pride after mother's Laochra Gael
Monaghan star Eimear McAnespie on her team’s fundraiser, nursing through the Covid-19 crisis and her Gaelic football-mad family.
# Covid-19
99-year-old raises £12m for NHS and funds pour in for family of pregnant nurse who died
Captain Tom Moore, who will turn 100 later this month, is walking laps of his garden to raise money for healthcare workers.
# daffodil day
Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while
Daffodil Day is cancelled, but James Gilleran is hoping people will give what they can.
# Civic Theatre
'Overwhelming number' of applications to fund for Irish creators in need due to coronavirus
The fund was set up by the Civic Theatre in Tallaght, Dublin.
# newborn babies
'There would be a step back in care': Rotunda doctors forced to fundraise for vital ultrasound machine
A senior doctor at the hospital said they repeatedly rely on donations to fund essential equipment.
# Support4Drummo
Con O'Callaghan's auctioned All-Ireland final jersey raises €15k for seriously-injured clubmate
It brings the total amount to €200,000 — halfway towards the €400,000 target.
# preservation society
Cork locals buy their village green at auction
It’s not yet known how much the land cost, but the guiding price had been set at €25,000.
# miles for smiles
Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units
The group has raised €55,000 to purchase equipment to donate and to sponsor a new room at Ronald McDonald House in Dublin.
# Fundraising
This Cork man is pushing a buggy 225km from Galway to Howth in memory of his daughter
The man is doing the 225km walk in memory of his daughter.
# help lee beat cancer
'A pleasure on and off the field' - Fundraising appeal for young Westmeath GAA man battling cancer
Lee Wallace, 26, is suffering from an extremely rare form of bone cancer.
# Zac Higgins
Fundraising appeal for toddler in coma after Cork hit-and-run
The three-year-old boy sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a car outside his home last week.
# Mater Hospital
These Mater Hospital nurses are raising money to help make patient stays feel more 'like home'
The nurses are raising money for items such as exercise bikes and other forms of holistic care.
# Fundraising
Former Ireland players Quinlan and Quinn to sit on new commercial board for Tipperary GAA
An event to celebrate Tipperary hurling will be held at the Mansion House in Dublin on 10 April.
# Paddy McBride
Campaign raises almost €10k for Donegal man with rare cancer who has run 17 marathons for charity
Patrick McBride was recently diagnosed with malignant melanoma.
# feed our homeless
Homeless charity forced to put services on hold after van 'written off' in crash
Volunteers were at the Electric Picnic site to collect sleeping bags when the crash occurred.
# Palliative Care
'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses
Last year the Irish Cancer Society’s night nursing service provided 7,345 nights of care to 1,818 patients around the country.
# Termonfeckin
Local Louth GAA club puts 4-bedroom house up for grabs in fundraising raffle
The house, worth €280,000, is the top prize in the St Fechin’s GAA club fundraiser.
# coffers
Both sides in the Eighth debate say they're making sure money isn't coming in from abroad
Campaign financing has come into focus in recent days.
# the eighth
Over €250k in 12 hours: Fundraising for Eighth Amendment campaigns takes centre stage
Together For Yes launched a crowdfunding campaign this morning to finance posters for the upcoming referendum.
# Worthy Cause
Major fundraising campaign for teenage Cork club GAA player paralysed after fall in Storm Emma
Jack O’Driscoll played football and hurling for Mayfield GAA club, and soccer for St Mary’s AFC.
# Charity
55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike
Dermot Higgins set off on his 31,000km journey last June. He’s set to return to Dublin on 1 April.
# michael hyndman
'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney
Michael Hyndman sustained the injuries following an altercation in Sydney on New Year’s Eve.
# Chuggers
'If you walk down the street and someone asks you something you're able to say no and be left alone'
New guidelines have been put in place for charity fundraising.
# Trick or Treat
'Temple Street has become a home away from home for us'
The hospital launches its Trick or Treat fundraising campaign today.
# the long walk home
From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia
Eamonn Donnelly and his friend Sepp Tieber are currently making their way across England.
# Cystic Fibrosis
Campaign to raise money for Orla Tinsley's lung transplant care hits target
A fundraiser has been set up to help Irish journalist Orla Tinsley raise money for a lung transplant aftercare.
# Stood down
Over €100k raised for family of missing Irishman as Canadian police suspend searches
David Gavin disappeared after swimming with friends at the start of the month.
# Spina Bifida
This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days
He’s aiming to raise €100,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.
# homeless veterans
'People who've suffered for our country should get the support they deserve'
A fundraising appeal for ex-Defence Forces personnel launches in Dublin later today.
Mother who raised nearly €100k to fund her cancer treatment has died
The mother had been fundraising to access medication.