Fundraise Your Way

  • No matter where in the world you are based, you can host a fundraiser for Croí.
  • Pick your event (if you are undecided, we have some suggestions below).
  • Complete our online form below so we can register your event and give you the support you need to make your fundraiser a success.
  • Set up your platform to collect donations (iDonate or Facebook Fundraiser).
  • Invite family, friends and colleagues to make a donation and participate in your event.

Activity Challenges – Create your own physical or virtual event, track your progress on your fitness app, and ask your community to join in or sponsor you along the way. Some of the events you can choose from are:

  • Run
  • Walk
  • Dance
  • Skip
  • Swim
  • Cycle
  • Golf Classic

Social Events – Gather your friends, colleagues or neighbours and hold an event in your home, community hall or sports club. We have lots of ideas to choose from:

  • Coffee Morning
  • Raffle
  • Table Quiz
  • Bake off
  • Card Game
  • Bingo

In Croí, we also run several fundraising events each year that you can get involved in. See HERE for more details on how you can take part.

Christine, our Fundraising Manager, will be able to assist you every step of the way, and we can provide you with fundraising materials to help support your event, such as:

  • Posters
  • Wristbands
  • T-shirts
  • Sponsorship Cards
  • Buckets
  • Health literature

If you would like to talk to a member of our fundraising team, please email Christine at or Lisa at

Alternatively, please complete the form below and a member of our Fundraising Team will get in touch to help you with your fundraising idea.


If you would like to talk to a member of our fundraising team, please email Mike at or call 087-1360674  

Alternatively, please complete the form below and a member of our Fundraising Team will get in touch to help you with your fundraising idea.


Thank you wall

Galway Irish Soccer Referee Society

Thank you to the Galway Branch of the Irish Soccer Referees Society, who donated €500 to Croí this week 👏

Branch member and local referee Vincent Carew underwent a triple bypass last year and has since availed of various talks and care programmes with Croí. Vincent is now back refereeing in the local leagues having made a full recovery ❤️

📸Pictured: Branch members. Picture 2 – John O’Connor (Secretary), Vincent Carew (Referee), Mick Walsh (Chairman) and Mike Cubbard, Croí Community & Events Fundraising Co-ordinator and fellow referee with the Galway Branch!


'Ronan Regan Memorial' Tractor Run

Ballaghaderreen GAA Club recently ran the ‘Ronan Regan Memorial’ Tractor Run with some of the proceeds going to Croí 🚜👏 A huge thank you to all involved ❤

📸Pictured are members of the organising committee, David McHugh, Pat O’Grady, Pat Naughton, Joe Dillon and the Ballaghaderreen Minor team presenting a cheque for €4,000 to Paul Cunnane, Croí Third Age Mayo Project Coordinator.


Dawn Meats Collection

Tommy Carroll was a valued member of staff in Dawn Meats Group , Ballyhaunis for over 40 years. All factory visitors were welcomed with Tommy’s broad smile.

Following his sudden passing his colleagues in Dawn Meats organised a collection for Croí. Thank you Dawn Meats, we are very honoured ❤

📸Pictured are some of his colleagues and members of the organising committee, John Collins, Eileen Jordan, Paul Ruane, Annieta Warde, Martin Henry, Martin Tynan, Noreen McGuire, Joan Conway and Mairead Ganley presenting a cheque to Paul Cunnane, Croí Third Age Mayo Project Coordinator.


Christmas Concert

Thank you to Dance Concepts in Moylough, who held a Christmas Concert in aid of Croí, in Moylough Community Centre last month💃

They raised an amazing €1500 through tickets, raffles, teas and coffees. Well done to all who performed! 👏❤

📸Pictured: Dance teacher Amy O’ Reilly and members of the dance class presenting the donation to Mike Cubbard, Croí Community & Events Fundraising Co-ordinator.

Coffee Morning

In December, the Registry Events committee at the University of Galway held a coffee morning in aid of Croí ☕️

Pictured: Shauna Prenga & Fiona Dwyer, Registry, University of Galway presenting to Mike Cubbard, Croí Community & Events Fundraising Co-ordinator, a donation of €2,607 👏

Croí would like to thank the committee for organising this fundraiser.



Collen Construction Charity Cycle

A big thank you to Collen Construction for choosing Croí as one of the benefitting charities from their recent ‘The Sky’s the Limit’ charity cycle! 🚴‍♀️👏
We are so grateful to receive €2,000 from this fundraiser, presented by Collen Construction to Christine Flanagan, Director of Fundraising at Croí 💙


Coffee Morning

Presenting a cheque for over 4000 euro from their coffee morning, is Susan and Damien Gannon to Croí nurse Caroline!👏
Thank you from all the team at Croí.


Woodford/Looscaun Vintage Run

Pictured is Mark O’Donnell, COO Croí and the Woodford/Looscaun Vintage Run Committee.

The Annual Woodford Looscaun Vintage Tractor Run took place in July and raised €11,326 for Croí!👏

Thank you from all the team at Croí.


Croí’s 2022 Night Run sponsor Irish Life Health

Presenting a cheque for €82,000 from the 8th Annual Croí Night Run, is Edel McDermott – Key Account Manager, Irish Life Health to Christine Flanagan, Croí’s Director of Fundraising. With special thanks to Croí’s Night Run sponsor Irish Life Health, 100% of the proceeds will go directly to supporting Croí’s significant programme of work, across prevention and community support initiatives for patients and carers. This essential funding also supports The Croí Courtyard Apartments. Save the date for next year: Friday October 6th, 2023!

Croí would like to say a huge thank you to Irish Life Health for the support ❤


Corrib Oil - Coffee for Croí 

💙Thank you Corrib Oil 💙
Croí Nurse Caroline was presented with the proceeds from Corrib Oil’s Coffee for Croí fundraising event☕️
On World Heart Day, Corrib Oil’s west of Ireland shops donated all the proceeds from their tea and coffee sales to Croí. An amazing €3570 was raised! 👏
Thank you for your continued support from all the team at Croí.


Ballyhaunis Golf Club

Ballyhaunis Golf Club Captains picked Croí as their chosen charity for 2022 ⛳️Croí would like to say a huge thank you for the support ❤

📸Pictured on Tuesday presenting the proceeds of their fundraising activity for the year to Paul Cunnane, Croí Third Age Mayo Project Coordinator was Seamus Cox, Men’s Captain, Ballyhaunis Golf Club and Patricia Fitzgerald, Lady Captain, Ballyhaunis Golf Club.


Bearna Golf Club

A big thanks to everyone in Bearna Golf Club  for their continued support! ⛳️

Pictured: Bearna Golf Club Club Lady Captain, Bridie McNamara and Men’s Captain, Terry O’Flanagan presenting to Tom Cunningham, Croí with a cheque in the amount of €2000 from the proceeds of their Captain’s Day events in aid of Croí!


Connacht GAA Rounders

A huge thank you to Connacht GAA Roundersand the clubs who attended this year’s Connacht Cup on the 15th October! 🥎

Pictured are Fionnuala Lynch of Breaffy Rounders and Craig Davis of Michael Glaveys Rounders, who travelled to Croí recently to deliver the donation of €500 to Christine Flanagan our fundraising director!




A big thank you to Ella and Jack Cosgrave, who donated an incredible €500 in memory of their Dad, Niall, who passed away in 2018 from a heart attack at just 42.

This is the second year they have raised funds for us and we honoured that they chose Croí as a way to remember their beloved father.





A huge thank you to the Killimordaly Hurling and Camogie Club for raising an incredible €𝟏𝟎,𝟓𝟎𝟎 from their #𝟐𝟒𝐡𝐫𝐣𝐨𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐛𝐨𝐠 that took place earlier this year!

Pictured are (Front Row) Louise Brett, Mark O’Donnell, Croí’s Chief Operations Officer, Michael Duane, Aoife Cooney (Back Row) Eamon Burke, Nicola Duane, Mary Hardiman, Shauna Brett, Mary Cunniff, Gerry Hurley.

A massive 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐘𝐨𝐮 to everyone who supported the fundraiser.





A big thank to Cathy Kelly, our Women at Heart advocate, who raised almost €1200 in memory of her mother, Sheila ❤

We are so grateful for Cathy’s ongoing support and advocacy, raising awareness for Women and Heart Disease.





In August 2022, The Charlestown Annual Run took place!

It was a fun-filled day out with food, music, games, raffles, auctions and lots of other entertainment.

The Tractor run raised €10,450 for Croí! A big thank you to everyone involved and for their continued support! ❤️

Paul Cunnane – Project Coordinator, Croí Third Age Mayo Project accepted the cheque from the full Charlestown Tractor Run committee on behalf of of Croí.

Photo by John Corless.




Cousins Karl and Conor McKeon from Sligo ran 4 miles, every 4 hours for 48 hours in aid of Croí. Through this incredibly challenging event, they raised over €30,000 to support Croí, as well as raising awareness for heart health.



Sky Dive

Christina Breathnach soared into the skies and completed a 13,000ft Skydive to raise funds for Croí in memory of her brother, Martin Gerald, who passed away suddenly at the age of 34 from a heart attack. Christina raised over €8,000 for Croí to support our fight against heart disease and stroke.



Mayo Mountain Bikers

Five brave and resilient mountain bikers raised over €3,000 for Croí when they completed an off-road Everesting challenge on a local hill called Skelp, located next to Croagh Patrick. The bid involved cycling up and down the gravel path 105 times.



Coffee Morning

Eva Flannery and her family hosted a ‘Coffee for Croí’ day in their home in Co. Roscommon. Eva hosted this event in memory of her husband, Pat Flannery, and raised over €5,100 in aid of Croí.



AMYA Annual Charity Walk

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) have been holding their annual 5k charity walks since 2015. To date the AMYA Ireland has helped to raise over €16,000 in support of Croí.


Dublin friends, Cian Murphy, Conor Murphy, Neville Godfrey and Derek Dunne took on the Freezebruary swimming challenge and raised over €19,000 for Croí. Cian lost his mother to a stroke in 2020 and so the group wanted to support Croí and raise funds to support those affected by stroke.

School Quiz

Leaving cert students Rose Tighe, Erin O’Boyle and Lucy Barrett from St. Brendan’s College, Belmullet ran a very successful quiz in the school and raised €280 for Croí.



Curry GAA's Run To Ruislip

Curry GAA raised over €40,000 in support of Croí through their virtual Run to Ruislip (and back) in memory of their friend and club member, JP Duffy. People from across the world participated in some way towards the 1,551km distance from Curry GAA’s home ground to Ruislip, London and back again, all in 24 hours.
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