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Local Giving

Friends of Henry Joy McCracken GAC  have launched their  Local Giving Page which  has been created to help us raise funds for the development of our club facilities. You can use  the Local Giving page to 

Donate to our Development fund

Set up a fundraising event or idea . You can do this by clicking on the Fundraise For Us! tab on the page

Click here to go to our Local Giving Page

Click here to go to Moneymore GAC Local Giving Page

If you need any advice on using the website to fundraise, please contact secretary.moneymoremccrackens.derry@gaa.ie

  Fundraising ideas
Here are a few ideas to make your fundraising easy, fun and effective.

  • Fancy dress party                      
  • Bag Packing in local store.
  • Bake off challenge
  • Set up a Sponge Car wash
  • Sponsored cycle, run, walk or swim
  • Sponsored Haircut or beard trim
  • Tea/Coffee morning or Bake off
  • Dance workshop –
  • Tutoring or Music sessions
  • Treasure hunt
  • Get sponsored to do the chores for a week.
  • Bag packing in local store
  • Sponsor a haircut or beard removal 
  • Makeup class/ nail painting
  • Enter a Car boot sale
  • Sell unwanted items online.
  • Join an existing race (not another charity) – get sponsorship. 
  • Hold a static bike challenge and get sponsored to ‘cycle’ the distance to Paris
  • If you are part of a team, challenge another team to  rugby, netball, swimming
  • Spring: Easter egg hunt
  • Summer party – BBQ  or meal- invite friends round 
  • Autumn: Bonfire party – you can sell hotdogs, jacket potatoes, wholesome soups.
  • Winter: 12 days of Christmas – do 12 charitable acts. How about good old-fashioned carol singing? More fundraisers
  • Quiz night:
  • Dance-a-thon: get sponsored to dance until you drop or hold a salsa/samba/breakdance workshop and sell tickets.
  • Organise a ceili or  music session
  • Tea/Coffee morning
  • Bingo
  • Open mike night or Karoke
  • Disco
  • organise a zumba or keep fit session
  • Fete: you could organise your own bake off - best cake and buns produced

  • Planning your event
  • Check to see what else is happening. You don’t want to clash with something important locally or nationally.
  • Book the event as early as you can. These things always take longer to organise than you expect.
  • Promote your event and ask your Facebook friends and Twitter followers to help by sharing the event. on your local giving page
  •  Leaflets in local shops

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