Would you like to support the Mercy?

The Mercy Hospital Foundation is raising funds for the Mercy University Hospital to purchase state-of-the-art equipment, to enhance and develop services and to help Hospital staff in providing a world-class service in a world-class hospital. You can see the different ways your help has supported the Hospital last year here.

If you would like to get involved and organise your own event you can find out how by visiting here or if you need some inspiration you might find some here

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Mercy University Hospital Foundation 31 Day Steps Challenge

Could you do 300,000 Steps for The Mercy in 31 Days? You will help us make a difference.

It’s a fun challenge, where you will get active and walk, jog or run 300,000 Steps in 31 Days, make friends and get going after those dull winter months. By taking part you give us the opportunity to provide support to The Mercy, allowing them to deliver first class care to patients and families.

The Mercy University Hospital Foundation is calling on you to take on our 31 Day Steps Challenge. By doing so vital funds will be raised for the Mercy University Hospital. Registrations are now open for this important challenge, which will run throughout March.

What’s involved in a 31 Day Steps Challenge?

Create your fundraiser with the click of a button. It doesn’t matter how you do it. Whether you are getting your steps in outdoors, running on the spot at home or on the treadmill at the gym. The challenge is to reach 300,000 Steps in 31 Days. By joining the Mercy Steps Challenge, YOU will be making a difference to the lives of those living with a cancer diagnosis.

Why not for fun create some friendly competition with friends, family or other group members? Compete against each other to see who covers the most steps daily! Make your steps count for patient care this March.

Where to start?

All you have to do is click the button below to get started.

Create Your Fundraiser Button

When you register, you will receive your t-shirt and 31 Days Steps Tracker Form to help you track your progress.

31 Day Steps Challenge - Mercy University Hospital Foundation t-shirt - I am making a difference for the patients at the Mercy

You will be supported every step of the way by the our Challenge Team. You will have the opportunity to join our special 31 Days Steps Challenge Facebook group. Here you can connect with people across Ireland that are also taking part.

We hope you will join us and support patients and families alike. Get going, join in the fun and YOU WILL make a real difference. This is the power and impact of your support.

If you have any unanswered question, please feel free to contact us or pop them in the Facebook Group. We can all learn from your question and other may have the answers too. For all queries pop us an email on challenges@mercyhospitalfoundation.ie.

FAQs – 31 Day Steps Challenge for The Mercy
Mercy University Hospital Foundation Facebook Walk or Run 165km Challenge October 2022 Public FAQ



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