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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Cork’s Virtual Mini Marathon 2021

19th September 2021

Will you join #TeamMercy this year?  Hailed as Munster’s premier 4-mile road race, the Cork Mini Marathon is set to be another huge success this year.

You will also join the extended Brown family in Ballincollig are coming together and taking part in this years Cork’s Mini Marathon in Memory of Ian Brown, who sadly passed away this year.

This year the 40th Echo Mini Marathon has gone virtual, which means if you are not free to take part in the Mini Marathon on September 19th, you can do it anytime between the 16th of September and the 26th of September.

Remember! You must register for your place in the Mini Marathon (on the Mini Marathon website as well as registering with us if you want to take part in aid of The Mercy).


Run / walk / Jog to support cancer services

Proceeds raised will benefit the Mercy Cancer Appeal to fund key services and advancements in the treatment of and research into many cancers and in particular The Mercy Cancer CARE Centre. The Cancer CARE Centre which will provide a quiet, safe place for patients and families dealing with a cancer diagnosis to come to receive support through their cancer journey.

Get support behind you

Why not set up your own Facebook fundraiser or iDonate page or JustGiving page and encourage friends and family near and far to show their support by sponsoring you on your own fundraising page. It is easy to set up your fundraising page.



Tell your Facebook Friends


Tell your Facebook friends what you’re doing – use one of these Mini Marathon cover photo for your Facebook Fundraisers:

Download Facebook Cover Photo 1      Download Facebook Cover Photo 2

Download Facebook Fundraiser Cover Photo 1      Download Facebook Fundraiser Cover Photo 2


Company Match Funding

Did you know that lots of companies offer schemes where they will match the money you raise to support the charity of your choice? Why not check out if your employer offers such a scheme. You could raise even more money for the Mercy Cancer Appeal.

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