Fundraise your way page

Join team Croí in the fight against heart disease and stroke by hosting a fundraiser to help us raise much needed funds. We rely on donations and fundraising events to ensure we can support as many individuals and families in the West of Ireland who need our help.

How can you support Croí?

  • 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.

Fundraising ideas:

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.

How can we support you?

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 christine@croi.ie or Lisa at lisa@croi.ie.

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

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Past Events

Click on an event for more details!

4x4x48

4x4x48

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.

Mayo Mountain Bikers

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.

AMYA Annual Charity Walk

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.

School Quiz

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.

Sky Dive

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.

Coffee Morning

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.

Freezebruary

Freezebruary

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.

Curry GAA's Run to Ruislip

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.