Fundraising

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We are delighted that you are considering raising funds for Mental Health Reform and we are so grateful for your support! Your contribution can help play a role in helping people achieve their best possible mental health.

On this webpage you will find more information about what we do, tips and tricks for fundraising, and how we can support you as you so generously raise money for Mental Health Reform.

Our team are on hand to support you as much as they can, do get in touch if you would like to speak with us to have a chat about fundraising. 

Upcoming Events

Keep an eye on this section for upcoming events which will be added as dates are announced.

 

We created a Fundraising Toolkit
as a useful resource in your fundraising. 

In the Toolkit, you will get some great hints and tips about fundraising, learn how we can support you and how your generous donations will make a difference!

Our campaign work relies on the generous donations, like yours, to make our voice louder.

Without our supporters, we would not be able to advocate for the needed change to our mental health system or work to ensure people can get the mental healthcare they need. 

Our current campaigns include: 

Pre-Budget Campaign: Calling on the Government to end the decades of neglect in mental health by investing in mental healthcare. We need to have our voice heard by Government so they will invest in the services and supports we need. 
#IAmAReason

Reform the Mental Health Act (2001)Ireland’s Mental Heath Act needs to be updated urgently so that people who need to go to hospital for mental healthcare have their rights adequately protected and they can feel safe accessing the mental health services they require. 
#GetYourActTogether

24/7 Crisis Mental Health Supports: A mental health crisis can happen at any time, day or night. Therefore, it is important that mental health services are available 24/7 so that people who need help can find it quickly, in their own community. 
#InOurHourOfNeed

Mental Health Reform is the leading national coalition on mental health in Ireland. 

We have over 60 member organisations, representing a broad range of interests, like housing, disability, children’s rights, human rights, ethnic minorities and many others. 

Mental Health Reform provides a unified voice campaigning to drive progressive reform of mental health services and supports in Ireland.

Our Vision

An Ireland where everyone can access the support they need in their community to achieve their best possible mental health.

Our Mission

To be the unifying voice that drives progressive reform of mental health services and supports in Ireland.

We promise to help you, our valued supporter, as best as we possibly can. Contact the Mental Health Reform office to get in touch with our team about your fundraising ideas. 

A team member will work with you throughout the planning process for your fund raiser; from concept to completion. 

We can supply you with Mental Health Reform t-shirts, posters, collection buckets, guides, as well as promote your fund raiser to the thousands of supporters of Mental Health Reform. 

Where possible, a member of our team will attend your fund raiser. We are a small team in Mental Health Reform but we will do our best to go to your event and meet all those who are supporting your fund raiser. 

The team would be delighted to speak with you about any fundraising ideas you may have – contact us through the information below

How to donate

You can donate directly to Mental Health Reform on our website at www.mentalhealthreform.ie/donate/

You can create a fundraising webpage on everydayhero which you can easily share with your friends, family and network online. 

When setting up your everydayhero page, make sure to select Mental Health Reform as your chosen charity and set the target you wish to raise. 

The website, everydayhero, will ensure that your donation gets sent to us.

View our everydayhero page here: everydayhero.com/ie/mentalhealthreform

You can donate by cheque, using the details below: 

  • Payable to: Mental Health Reform
  • Post to: Mental Health Reform, Coleraine House, Coleraine Street, Dublin 7

Be sure to get in touch with us, if you are donating by cheque so we can thank you personally and stay in touch. 

You can donate by Bank Transfer using the information below:

  • Account Name: Mental Health Reform
  • Branch: Ulster Bank, College Green, Dublin 2
  • IBAN: IE67 ULSB 9850 1013 668660
  • BIC: ULSB IE 2
  • Account Number: 13668660
  • Sort Code: 985010

Be sure to get in touch with us, if you are donating by Bank Transfer so we can thank you personally and stay in touch. 

If you are an Irish taxpayer and you donate a total of €250 or more in a calendar year, the value of your donation can increase at no additional cost to you.

For example, if you have donated €250 in one year this could be worth €362.50 to Mental Health Reform, at no extra cost to you.

Simply complete a CHY3 Form and return it to us by post.

Criteria for Tax Relief Giving: 

  • Donated €250 or more to Mental Health Reform in one calendar year within the last four years
  • Been PAYE or self-assessed for donations in the last 4 years onwards
  • You directly made the donation to Mental Health Reform (rather than collected donations from others, took part in a raffle, or sponsored someone else’s fundraising for us)

For more information on Tax Relief Giving, contact us by calling 01- 874 9468 or email info@mentalhealthreform.ie

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