HOW WE RAISE FUNDS

The charity currently assists nearly 200 families monthly and will contribute over €560,000 annually on welfare support. The breadth and depth of support is inclusive of annual annuities and crisis grants. In order to do this year on year, we need your support. See below the three pillars of our fundraising efforts and choose a way to help that suits you best.

DONATIONS & BEQUESTS

DONATIONS & BEQUESTS

The IGBF depends entirely on donations and bequests to continue the on-going assistance to our colleagues in need. Did you realise that there are many different ways in which you can assist in continuing this deserving work?

IGBF RECYCLING DRIVE

IGBF RECYCLING DRIVE

Over the last five years the IGBF and Textile Recycling Ltd (TRL) have run a textile recycling partnership and a target was set to raise €100,000 for the fund. So far we have raised €67,000 and we need your help to hit this target figure as quickly as possible.

EVENTS

EVENTS

We run many, many fantastic events throughout the year, that greatly contribute to our fund, while at the same time provide great fun to our members and contributors.

Events

Volunteers

Families Helped

UPCOMING EVENTS

There is always something going on.

Choose from the next few upcoming events on the right or click below to see all our events.

 

may 2022

06may12:00 pmTWIG Networking Event: Embracing ChangeLive in person event

26may8:00 am6:00 pmDublin Golf Event - Palmerstown House - 26th May

june 2022

15jun(jun 15)9:00 am18(jun 18)6:00 pmConfirmed IGBF 'Tour De Grocer' charity Cycle - 15th -18th June 2022

july 2022

14jul9:00 am6:00 pmMusgrave Golf Event - Mount Juliet - 14th July

august 2022

24aug9:00 am3:30 pmNorth East Golf Event - Ballymascanlon Hotel, 24th August

september 2022

07sep9:00 am3:00 pmSouth East Region Golf Event - Tramore Golf Club - 7th September

16sep10:00 am5:00 pmStonehouse Golf Event - Killeen Castle Golf Club - 16th September

21sep8:00 am4:00 pmWestern Region Golf Event - Galway Bay Golf Club - 21st September

december 2022

02dec12:00 pm4:00 pmChristmas Lunch 2022. 2nd of Dec Clayton Hotel Burlington Rd Dublin

 

Testimonials & Featured Clients

South of Ireland widow of a former shop-keeper

"As old as I am I still count the days to the 1st of every month, and am up waiting for the postman coming with your generous cheque. You have no idea how much that cheque means to me. I feel like a millionaire on the 1st of every month."

South of Ireland widow of a former shop-keeper

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2018-07-10T11:33:39+00:00

South of Ireland widow of a former shop-keeper

"As old as I am I still count the days to the 1st of every month, and am up waiting for the postman coming with your generous cheque. You have no idea how much that cheque means to me. I feel like a millionaire on the 1st of every month."

Food Company Rep

"Thank you for your gift ‐ I feel reassured that someone is keeping an eye on me"

From widow of deceased Food Company Rep (no pension)

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2018-07-10T11:42:40+00:00

From widow of deceased Food Company Rep (no pension)

"Thank you for your gift ‐ I feel reassured that someone is keeping an eye on me"

Young widower (Retail Employee)

"I am overwhelmed with your kindness, concern and generosity. My family and I are most grateful. With people like you and your Organisation, it helps greatly to make the world a better place to live."

From a young widower (Retail Employee) who lost his wife through cancer and was left with 5 young children to care for - he had to reduce his working day to 'Mornings' to care for his children, with a consequent substantial reduction in income.

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2018-08-14T15:33:26+00:00

From a young widower (Retail Employee) who lost his wife through cancer and was left with 5 young children to care for - he had to reduce his working day to 'Mornings' to care for his children, with a consequent substantial reduction in income.

"I am overwhelmed with your kindness, concern and generosity. My family and I are most grateful. With people like you and your Organisation, it helps greatly to make the world a better place to live."
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With grateful thanks to all our Sponsors during 2021 for their incredible generosity during what has been a most challenging year for all &  Wishing you a really Happy Christmas & New Year

DONATIONS & BEQUESTS

Did you realise that there are many different ways in which you can assist in continuing this deserving work?

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