How to start fundraising

There are loads of ways to get involved, whether you want to run a marathon, host an event in your community, or partner with us. Start your fundraising journey here.

  1. Choose how you want to fundraise. You can raise money as an individual, with a community group or as a business.
  2. Get in touch with our team. A member of our team will help you with all the details of your fundraiser. We have helped coordinate pub quizzes, bake sales and even a sports day!
  3. Pay in your donations. Send us the life-changing funds you’ve raised – Thank you in advance!

Individual fundraising

Whether you’re cycling, running, holding a cake sale or wanting to remember someone special with an In-memory donation – there’s plenty of ways to raise funds, both in person or online using platforms like Facebook or JustGiving.

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Running events

Looking for a physical challenge? Get your kit on and sign up for a sporting event this year. Options available in Ireland and in Cork. Take your pick!

Male runner wearing Operation Smile tshirt

Payroll giving

Make payday even better with the knowledge you’re giving new smiles to children with cleft conditions, every month.  Payroll giving is the simplest and most tax-effective way to donate to Operation Smile.

Toddler female full of smiles after her cleft surgery

Fundraising contact

Our friendly fundraising team is here to help!

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Supporter Care team

1800 849 061