Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Dublin City Marathon 2023

Run the Dublin City Marathon for Make-A-Wish and raise funds for children with life-threatening medical conditions!

The Dublin City Marathon returns this October and is always a highlight of the athletic calendar in Ireland! The race will take place on Sunday 29th October 2023.

We have a limited number of tickets available for fundraisers to run the Dublin City Marathon with us. To secure your ticket contact mary@makeawish.ie and start fundraising!

Wheels For Wishes

Take the Wheels for Wishes Challenge and Cycle 250km this July!

Complete it in a week or over the month, on your own or race against classmates, colleagues, family or friends! Raise over €250 on your fundraising page and we will post you a Wheels for Wishes medal!

Pedal into summer with an active fundraiser to get you moving and help children with life-threatening illnesses across Ireland. 

Sign Up for Wheels for Wishes Today!

Set Up Fundraiser 

Wish Week 2023

Wish Week 2023 is taking place from Monday 24th – Saturday 29th of April!

Make-A-Wish® Ireland is asking the public for their support to raise vital funds and awareness for the work that we do with critically ill children across the country during Wish Week. 

As well as raising important funds to help Make-A-Wish grant magical wishes to children living with life-threatening illnesses, Wish Week raises awareness and acknowledges the bravery of wish children and their families.

Join our biggest fundraising campaign of the year and host your own Wish Week fundraising event or sign up to become a volunteer and support our nationwide donation collection!

We are looking for donation collectors in the following locations: 

  • Cork: Douglas Court, Merchants Quay and Mahon Point
  • Dublin: Beacon Court, Cornelscourt Shopping Centre, Ashleaf Shopping Centre, Donaghmede Shopping Centre, Leopardstown Shopping Centre, Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, Ilac Centre, Nutgrove Shopping Centre, The Swan Shopping Centre, Stillorgan Village Centre, The Square, Tallaght, Stephens Green Shopping Centre
  • Donegal
  • Drogheda: Scotch Hall Shopping Centre and Marshes Shopping Centre
  • Galway: Eyre Square
  • Kildare: Newbridge Shopping Centre
  • Limerick: Parkway Shopping Centre
  • Tipperary: Tipp Town Shopping Centre
  • Wicklow: North Quay, Bridgewater
  • Wexford: Dunnes, Redmond Square
  • Waterford: City Square Shopping Centre

Join Make-A-Wish Ireland this Wish Week to bring hope and joy to the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Volunteer

Fundraise

Or Make A Donation

 

Make-A-Wish Ireland is a registered charity that grants wishes to children between the ages of 3 and 17 years living with life-threatening medical conditions. Over the last 30 years, Make-A-Wish has granted over 2900 wishes. These children and their families need the hope, joy and lasting memories that a wish can bring. With over 200 children still on their wish journey and after a challenging few years for fundraising, Make-A-Wish wants to make 2023 the most successful year yet.

Want to do something else? Plan your fundraiser:

   

Get Physical

Take on a challenge! The sky’s the limit –your challenge can be anything from a skydive, marathon, triathlon, swim or obstacle race.

 

Be Creative

Think outside the box for your fundraiser! From bake sales, art auctions and performing live to dying or cutting your hair. There are many ways to raise funds.

 

Reconnect

Need an excuse to get the gang back together? Why not host a quiz night, book club or community event to have some laughs and make wishes come true at the same time!

Walk for Wishes Fundraiser 2023

Walk for Wishes this February and challenge yourself to walk 100k!

Complete it in a week or over the month, on your own or race against classmates, colleagues, family or friends! Raise over €100 on your fundraising page and we will post you a Make-A-Wish t-shirt!

Kickstart your year with an active fundraiser to get you moving and help children with life-threatening illnesses across Ireland. Every euro that you raise goes towards giving sick children and their families memories that will last a lifetime. 

Sign Up Now!

 

Use the calendar below to track your progress!

Send it to friends or share it online to challenge others to join you. 

walk for wishes calendar by Make-A-Wish