IGBF

We are committed to the improvement in the lives of our colleagues in need.

YOUR CHARITY : YOUR COLLEAGUES

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HOW WE RAISE FUNDS

The charity currently assists nearly 250 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 €59,000 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

Donations

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.

12janAll DayThe Cork Ball

09febAll DayThe Limerick Ball

28apr10:30 am1:00 pmThe Grocers Fun Run

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

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)

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.

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."

SOCIAL NETWORK TIMELINE

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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