Hold your own event

  • Cancer tried to kill us. You helped stop it. Get involved on Daffodil Day Friday March 24.

Organising your own fundraising event is fun, rewarding, and can make a real difference in the fight against cancer. We’ve put together some simple tips to help guide you through the process of creating your own fundraising event. Contact the fundraising team on 1850 60 60 60 or at fundraising@irishcancer.ie if you have any questions!

  • Nina raised over €300 for people with cancer and donated her hair to make wigs
  • Retired pensioner Marty decided to walk around for the coast of Ireland to raise money for people with cancer
  • Collins Barracks organised a cycling challenge from Cork to Youghal, raising over €2,300!
  • Castlebar Salsa Zumba hosted an 80's Zumbathon to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society!
  • Eloise and Corin lost their grandmother to cancer and wanted to help the cause by selling lemonade outside their home
  • The Irish Angus Cattle Society kindly donated the proceeds of the sale of an Irish Angus heifer to benefit the Irish Cancer Society
  • The Tobin family in Meath organised a run in memory of their dad which raised over €7,700!
  • Staff and students at CBS Secondary School hosted a school-wide Jumper Day to raise funds for people touched by cancer

How to organise your own fundraiser

  • Decide on your event
    Head shaves, golf tournaments, table quiz--it's up to you! More event ideas.
  • Register your event with us
    Use our online form to submit your idea so we can make sure you have everything you need.
  • Have your event
    Once registered, we'll send you a sponsorship pack and help you make your event a success! Tips on running events.
  • Lodge your funds
    Once your event is over, you can easily submit the money you raise so we can start putting it to good use!