Thursday, October 24, 2013

10 things you should know about Charity Hack

The Charity Hack movement aims to give amazing charities a helping hand by creating brand new fundraising campaigns in just 12 hours.

You may have heard of it before but if not here are 10 things you should know about Charity Hack:

  1. The first Charity Hack took place on Saturday 10th August 2013.
  2. Charity Hack brings together volunteer experts in fundraising, project management, PR, design etc for 12 hours to create fundraising campaigns for awesome charities.
  3. Over 10,000 people viewed the Charity Hack website and blog in the first 100 days they were in existence.
  4. The idea of a hackathon style event to create offline fundraising projects is entirely unique to us.
  5. The Charity Hack concept was dreamt up on the Cork to Dublin train.
  6. The web address is
  7. Charity Hack was founded by Kevin Delaney and you can find him on Twitter @kevmagic.
  8. The first Charity Hack hacked 5 cool charities and you can read about them here
  9. The second Charity Hack will take place on the 18th January 2014 in Dublin.
  10. Almost everything for Charity Hack is sponsored, donated or freely available for everybody. You can see the sponsors for the first Charity Hack here 
To register your organisation for Charity Hack 2 fill out the form here.  

Registration for volunteer hackers will open soon.


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