Bring a Book, Buy a Book 2020
St. Michael's House Bring a Book, Buy a Book 2020
The Campaign- 1st - 8th March 2020
Bring a Book, Buy a Book is St. Michael's House annual national fundraising campaign.
Thank you to everyone who supported our Bring a Book, Buy a Book campaign in 2020. Due to the current Coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis the St. Michael's House Fundraising Office is working with reduced access to our systems. If you have funds to lodge from your event, we ask that you transfer monies using one of the following options. We will issue a receipt and Thank You Certificate as soon as possible. We are very grateful for your support at this time and hope you enjoyed the event.
Direct Bank Transfer (preferable): IBAN: IE70AIBK93118710190354
Online Donation: Click here to donate online.
Cheque: Please make cheques payable to St. Michael's House. Send cheques to Fundraising Office, St. Michael's House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9 clearly referencing your company name and Bring a Book, Buy a Book 2020.
Please confirm payment or transaction by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
We are asking people of participating companies, schools & clubs to bring second-hand books from their homes and buy donated books from their colleagues at a cost of just €2.
Links to what you will find on this page
The campaign has since enjoyed success with over 200 locations taking part each year. Event hosts have reported their event as boosting staff morale and team building.
The event can work;
- A Corporate CSR project- boosting staff morale
- School Literacy Strategy Activity- Go Techno!
- Community club coffee morning and book swap
- This can be set up in a staff common area over a morning/day/evening and work on a trust basis or be manned by a staff member.
- Each location receives a starter pack consisting of: Promotional Posters, Bookmarks, Stickers & Donation Boxes.
90,000 books were exchanged in 2019 raising over €30,000 for services for intellectual disability.
Thank you to our reading advocate supporters;
Irish Rail Pop up, Pop-In March Book Shops 2020
Thank you Irish Rail for long term support of the Connolly Station Dublin and Heuston Station Dublin pop up book shops.
The Pop- up Shops will be open each day 11.30am - 6.30pm from 2nd - 6th March 2020
Donate €4, Text SMH to 50300
SMH recieve a minimum of €3.60.
Service provider LIKECHARITY 0766805278
Funds raised through the Bring a Book, Buy a Book campaign aim to provide Summer Supports for children with disabilities ro similar projects for Children services. Summer supports support summer service hours during the school holidays.
Every video/ image = €4.00 donation to our services
St. Michael's House - Bring a book , Buy a book
National campaign is asking you to
Balance the Books to support our online campaign.
( The offline Bring a book, Buy a book campaign continues ! )
For every person who balances 4 books on their head and uploads the image or video on social media - our sponsor Servisource Healthcare - will donate €4 to our services !
1) Grab some books and some work colleagues
2) Balance 4 books on your head
3) Take your own image
4) Upload to social media platforms - facebook/ instagram/ twitter ( one image , one sponsorship ! ) - Tag StMichaelsHouse and use #BalancetheBooks #SMH
5) Nominate 4 more people to complete the task
6) Consider matching ServiSource Funds-
Donate €4, Text SMH to 50300
SMH receive a minimum of €3.60. Service provider LIKECHARITY 0766805278