Cradle frequently hold fundraisings event in varies towns and venues throughout Ireland. Such fundraisers have included fashion shows, coffe mornings, the world's largest 'ring a rosie' with children in Waterford and much more. Cradle also receives funds riased from a variety of different events and fundraisers organsied by individuals and local groups throughout Ireland and the UK.
Much of Cradle's fundraising is done through the Festival Republic music festivals and concerts in the UK and Ireland. We have a loyal group of volunteers who form the 'Sound as a Pound' crew at the Reading & Leeds festivals and the Homelands festival each year.
Every year Cradle holds a nationwide Christmas Shoebox Appeal which, as you can imagine, is always a huge success with the children of Bosnia&GHerzegovina and Albania! In this appeal, Cradle asks school children, businesses and individuals to fill a shoe box with a varity of products and gifts for children who otherwise, may not receive any Christmas presents.
At least once every year Cradle holds a food & hygiene collection which gathers huge amounts of essential goods needed by families in Bosnia&Herzegovina and Albania. These collections add to the truck loads of other goods such as medical supplies and new clothing which we distribute to the countries we work in.
Cradle has been participating in the Flora Womens's Mini-Marathon for many years and each year it grows in its success as a fundraiser. Every year on the June Bank Holiday Monday, a large group of women come together to run, walk or stroll the 10 kilometers, raising funds for Cradle through their efforts.