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Regional Fundraising Events

Cork City Marathon

Run, walk or crawl the Cork City Marathon on Sunday 4 June and raise vital funds for Age Action’s services to older people in Cork City and County.  For more information call our fundraising team at 021 206 7399 or register online here.

Cork Mini Marathon

Calling all Cork Cailíns! Age Action is looking for girls of all ages to put their best foot forward on Sunday 24 September and join our team to raise funds for older women in Cork who need Age Action’s support! For a fundraising pack call 021 206 7399 or register online here.

Cork Church Gate Collections

Whether you can volunteer for a collection or simply support us at the gates - your help is very much needed and appreciated! Upcoming collections in 2017 include:

29/30 April     Cobh Cathedral

24/25 June     

  • Holy Trinity Church, Fr. Matthew Quay                                                              
  • St Augustine's Church, Grand Parade
  • St Francis Church,  Liberty Street                                                                
  • St Mary's on the Hill, Knocknaheeny

1/2 July       

  • Ballygarvan
  • Clogheen
  • Cloghroe
  • Courtbrack
  • Grenagh
  • Mathey
  • Ovens
  • Waterloo

8/9 July           Charleville

Cork Flag Days

Throughout the year we hold Local Flag Days to raise funds and awareness for our work. Please help by volunteering (call 021 2067399) or supporting us when you see us!

Sunday 14 May - Dunnes Stores, Bishopstown Court         

Friday 19 May - Scally’s Supervalu, Blackrock

Saturday 27 May - Street Collection in Carrigaline

Saturday 10 June - Hurley's Supervalu, Midelton

Saturday 17 June - Quish’s Supervalu, Ballincollig and Dunnes Stores, Carrigaline

Saturday 24 June - Street Collection in Ballincollig

Saturday 1 July - Ryan’s Supervalu Togher, Merchants Quay SC, Dunnes Stores Patrick Street and Paul Street Shopping Centre

Cork Positive Ageing Week

From 25 September to 1 October this year Age Action will be co-ordinating lots of fun events all around Cork to raise awareness and funds for our services, whilst at the same time celebrating ageing in Ireland! 

Some of our Positive Ageing Week fundraising activities include:                                              

  • 28 September: Collection at Tesco Extra, Ballincollig.
  • 29 September: Collections at Tesco Mahon Point S.C., Blackpool S.C. and Dunnes Stores, Bishopstown.                                              
  • 30 September: Collection at Mahon Point S.C. and Bag Packing at Tesco Wilton S.C. and Tesco Douglas Village S.C.