Fundraising for Donegal Youth Service

Take on a challenge and make a difference with Donegal Youth Service.  Will you consider us for your next fundraiser?

Donegal Youth Service are asking people to help build a brighter future for all our young people by joining Team DYS this year for any sporting event or challenge. Whether it’s a triathlon or an egg and spoon race Team DYS needs you to take the challenge this year and help us build better communities. 

SITA raised funds for DYS with a table quiz and disco in 2017

Anyone can join and take part in any event of their choice and raise money for Donegal Youth Service while achieving their goals. Donegal Youth Service is appealing to everyone regardless of fitness level for this campaign, whether a seasoned marathon runner or someone who enjoys a fun day out. So whether your aim is complete the Flora Mini marathon, Dublin marathon or any other sporting event you can think of Team DYS would be proud to have you join our ranks and together we can help equip young people for whatever life holds.

Run, walk, climb, hop, swim, dance, jiggle, cycle, crawl or do a marathon dressed as Elvis, it doesn’t  matter which event you do as everyone involved in Team DYS will be helping to ensure that Every young person has the opportunity to get Tools For Life and change communities!

No matter what challenge you choose to take on, the sense of accomplishment you will receive on achieving your goal is immeasurable but knowing you have also helped young people across the County.

Ms. Lorraine Thompson, Regional Director of Donegal Youth service said “Life is more challenging than ever before, especially for young people. Life often presents people with challenges and difficulties that they did not expect, which can be extremely difficult to overcome. We are highlighting the fact that Donegal Youth Service is here to ensure our young people have the Tools for Life that will help them face and overcome these challenges, and that by working together, for as long as it takes, we can overcome these challenges and create positive chance across all our communities”.

Donegal Youth Service are providing a range of  essential services for all young people across the County which include Youth Clubs where young people develop a range of skills, develop confidence, take part in fun activities, meet other young people and develop friendships. Donegal Youth Service also provides a range of vital services which include mental health programmes, LGBTI support, education, training and employment preparation for employment.

Donegal Youth Service works with and supports over 11,000 young people throughout Donegal each year.  With your help we can continue to help all of our young people be the best they can be.

Since 2018 running a fundraiser is even easier.  You can now run a fundraiser through Facebook, which is now a popular choice in lieu of birthday gifts.

So if you would like more information about fundraising, or more information on any of our services please contact us today at 074 91 29630 or email