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How your donation helps:

€10: A lip reading class

With this donation you will help create so many precious moments of joy and understanding.

€30: Day Centre Services

With this donation you will do something very wonderful for an older person – you’ll give a gift of comfort & care.

€70: Workshops for parents

With this donation you’ll extend a supporting hand to worried parents of a deaf child.

€250*: A residential weekend of support and information

I cannot overstate how valuable and useful these weekend sessions can be.
Your gift of this amount qualifies for tax relief.

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Do you want to challenge yourself while raising funds for DeafHear?

What you need to do;

  1. Find the event you want to participate in and secure your entry in the race
    (see the list below)

  2. Register to get a sponsorship pack click here...

  3. Start Fundraising–
    we have lots of tips and ideas to get you started in the sponsorship pack or create a personal page on, click here or the logo to start fundraising NOW!

  4. Bank your funds after your big day click here...

We just need you to register with us so please choose one of the following ways:

If you´re looking for something a little bit different, check out challenge events such as an Iron Man Competition, Duathlon, Triathlon, Aquathlon or even an Ultra Marathon. For upcoming challenge events in your area check out




Ideas for fundraising events and activities -
some of these ideas could be part of a bigger event!


Abseil, Acrobatics, Aerobathon/Aerobic Sponsored Workout (sponsored per minute or charge those taking part), Aeroplane Rides, Afternoon Tea Party, Agricultural show, Alternative Marathon, Antiques Fair, Angling Competition, Animal Quiz, Antique Roadshow, Apple Bobbing, Aquarobics, Arts and Crafts Fair, Art Exhibition, Assault Course, Astrology Evening, Athletic meetings, Auction, Auction of Promises, Autograph Sale.


Baby Show, Baby & Toddler Disco, Babysitting, Bad Hair Day, Bad Tie Day, Bag Packing, Ball, Balloon Race, Bake sale, Baked Beans Bath, Bands and Concerts, Barbecue, Barn Dance, Bazaar, Beard Shaving, Bed Push/Race, Bedroom Tidying, Bike Ride/Race/Tour, Bingo Nights, Birthday Party (request donations instead of presents), Blind Date, Boat Race, Bob a Job, Book Sale, Boot Sale, Bowling Night, Breakfast Party/Event, Bridge Night, Bring-and-Buy Sale, Buffet Lunch, Bungee Jumps, Busking.


Cabaret Night, Cake Sale, Caribbean Evening, Cartwheel Competition, Car Boot Sale, Car rally, Car Treasure Hunt, Car Wash, Carol Singing, Casino Night, Casual day at work/school, Ceilí, Celebrity speakers, Celebrity Walks, Challenge event, Champagne Lunch, Charity music night, Cheese and Wine Evening, Children´s sports day, Christmas Ball, Christmas Bazaar, Christmas Calendars, Christmas Cards, Christmas Day Swim, Christmas Pantomine, Cinema Charity Screening, Clay Pigeon Shoot, Coffee Morning, Coin Collection/Church Gate Collection (fill a smartie tube/jar with coins), Collecting Boxes, Comedy Night (, Competitions, Computer Games Marathon/Playoff, Concert, Conker Championship, Cook Book, Cookery Demonstration, Corny Joke Competition, Cricket Match, Craft Fair, Curry Party.


Dancethon/Dance Marathon, Darts Tournament, Demonstrations, Denim Days, Dinner Party (Come Dine With Me), Disco, Do a sponsored walk, swim, run or participate in a Sporting Event such as the Women´s Mini Marathon or the Dublin City Marathon, Dog Show, Dog Walking, Donate a Day, Donkey Derby, Drama, Drawing Competition, Dress down/up Day, Duck Race.


Easter bonnet competition, Easter Egg Hunt, Eating Baked Beans with a Cocktail Stick, Eating Competition, Egg-and-Spoon Race, Egg Painting, Embarrass the Boss/Teacher, Exercise Bike Marathon (complete ´shifts´ over a set period), Exhibition, Expeditions, Expert Talk.


Face Painting, Fair, Fancy Dress Party, Fancy Dress Football, Fashion Show, Fast, Festivals, Fete, Fifty-Fifty Sale, Fifties Evening/Nostalgia Night, Film Premiere, Fireworks Display, Fish & Chip Evening, Fishing Competition, Film Night, Five-a-Side, Flag Day, Flower arranging, Flower Show/Festival, Flower or Fruit Sale, Foam Party, Food tasting, Football Match, Fortune telling, Fun Days, Fundraising gig, Fun Run, Funny Face Competition.


Gala Evening, Games Night, Game shows based on TV quizzes, Garage Sale, Garden Makeover, Garden Party, Gardens Opened To The Public, Gigs, Girls v Boys day, Give up something for Lent and get it sponsored, Go-karting, Golf Tournament, Good As New Sale, Goods & Services Auction, Gourmet Raffle, Greyhound Race, Guess the Height/Weight/Amount/Name Game, Gym challenge, Gymkhana.


Hair Plaiting, Halloween fancy dress party, Hangman Competition, Hat Sale, Haunted House, Head Shaving, Helicopter Ride, Hill Walking/Hiking Trek, Hockey Match, Homework Free Day, Honesty box, Hopscotch, Horse Show/Race, Horticultural Exhibition (charge an admission or sell plants), Hot Air Ballooning, House Makeover, Hugathon, Hula Hoop Contest, Hurling solo run.


Ice Cream Party/Day, Ice Skating Show, Inter-departmental quiz in your workplace, International Food Dinner Party, It´s a knockout competition.


Jamboree, James Bond event, Japanese Evening, Jazz Event, Jelly Eating Challenge, Jigsaw Puzzle Challenge, Jogging, Joke Competition, Judo Competition, Juggling Contest, Jumbo Sale, Junk Collection,


Karaoke Evening, Karate Event, Knitting Challenge/Knitathon, Knitting Sprint (knit for an hour - provide regulation wool and needles!), Kris Kindle, Kite Flying competition.


Lambada Marathon, Landscaping, Lawn Mowing, Leg Wax, Lightest Combined Body Weight, Line dancing, Litter Collection (sponsored per item/black sack), Little Italy party, Local Pub Quiz , Long Distance Walk / Cycle, Lottery, Lorry Pull, Loud Tie Day, Lucky Dips, Lunch, Lunch Run, Lunch-time event, Luncheons.


Magic show, Make-up Demonstration, Market, Marathon, Masquerade Ball, Matched giving from companies for employee fundraising, Medieval Fair, Midnight feasts, Midnight Matinees - Theatre/Film, Midsummer Ball, Mini Triathlon, Miss World Night, Model Boat/Plane/Car Race, Mountain Hike, Mufti Day Market stall, Murder Mystery Night/Dinner, Musical, Musical chairs, Music quiz, Music recital.


Nature Walking, Nearly New Sale, Netball Tournament, New Year’s Party, Night Hike/Walk, Night In (stay in on Saturday night with your friends and donate the money you save), Night at the dogs, No Chocolate Day (give up your vices for charity), No Smoking Day, No uniform Day.


Obstacle Course/Race, Odd Jobs, Odd Clothes Day, Odd One Out, Oiche Gaelach, Old Time Dance (sponsored per dance), One Day challenge, Onion Peeling Competition, Open Days, Open Gardens - garden parties around your neighbourhood, Opera, Orienteering.


Paintball, Painting Competition, Pantomime, Pancake Breakfast/Day/Race, Parachute Jump, Parades, Party, Payroll Deduction, Penalty Shoot Out Competition, Pets Advice Evening, Pet Show, Photo Competition, Pie Eating Competition, Pizza party, Plant Sale, Plastic Duck River Race, Play, Ploughing Competition, Poetry Writing Competition, Pool Competition, Portraits, Pram Push/Race, Pub Crawl/Quiz, Puppet Show/Punch & Judy, Pyjama Party.


Quiz Night, Quasar Night.


Races, Race Night, Radio Controlled Car Racing, Raffle, Raft Race, Rag Week, Rally Rounders match, Rapping Competition, Readathon, Reading Shakespeare’s Plays Marathon, Recipe Books/Swap, Record Breaking/Attempts, Recycling Appeal, Rock ’n’ Roll Night, Role Reversal Day, River Boat Trip, Roller-blading, Rugby Match, Run (sponsored).


Sale, Santa’s Grotto, School Fair, Scrabble Tournaments (pay to play or sponsor points), Seventies Evening, Sheep Shearing Competition, Shoe Shining, Shop, Shows (flower, etc.), Silly Games, Skipathon, Skateboarding, Sky Dive, Slave for a Day Auction, Sled race, Sleep Out, Soapwatching, Songwriting Competition, Stop smoking, Street Collection, Street party, Sunday Brunch, Supermarket Bag Packing/Trolley Dash, Supper Party, Swap Shop, Swear Box, Sweep Stake, Sweets in a jar, Swimathon/Swimming Gala. Sponsored: Slim, Bike Ride, Dog Walking, Knitting, Shave-a-Thon, Haircut or Headshave, swim, silence, Sports Day/Competition, Snowman, Run, Walk


Table Quiz, Talent Contest, Talks and demonstrations - e.g. book readings, cookery demonstrations, Tea Party, Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Tennis tournament, Ten-Pin Bowling, Theatre Premiere, Theme Evening, Three-legged Races, Throw Wet Sponge at Teacher, Tombola, Tournaments, Toy Fair, Treasure Hunt, Trek, Tug of War, Tupperware Party


Underwater Anything, Underwear as Outerwear, University challenge, Unwanted Gifts Sale, Used Book Sale (bestsellers at bargain prices)


Valentine’s Ball/Party, Valet Service, Variety Show, Vegetable Sale, Vicars and Nuns Day, Vintage Car/Bike Rally, Visits, Volleyball Marathon


Wacky Races, Wages Donation, Walk (sponsored), Wash-A-Car, Water Games, Wear Wellies Full of Jelly, Wellie Throwing Competition, Weigh-a-thons, Wheelbarrow Racing, Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, Window cleaning, Wii-athon, Wine & Cheese Party, Wine and chocolate night, Wine-tasting Evening, World Record Beating.


Xmas Cards, Xmas Gifts, Xmas Stockings, Xmas Pantomime, Xmas Party.


Yacht Race, Yogathon/Yoga Demonstration, Yo Yo Competition.


Zany Clothes Day, Zany Parties, Zany Races, Zoo Trips, Zodiac Readings, Zip Line Challenge, Zzzzz - a sponsored sleep in or even stay-awake!

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