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The cost of the Skydive For Life is €280 and you will need to raise an at least an additional €320 to go to YSPI so you will need to fundraise a Minimum Target of €600.
Once you reach this minimum fundraising target you will need to return any money you’ve raised offline to Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland. Most skydivers raise most of their money online so you should add this into your total.
You can, of course, raise more funds than the minimum amount required. You can also, if you wish, donate all of the funds raised to Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland and pay for the skydive yourself.
When we receive funds for your campaign we will send you an acknowledgement and a Donation Receipt from Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland.
Skydiving events are provided by the Irish Parachute Club. Anyone over 18 can take part in this Skydive Experience. You can register if you are under 18 but you MUST be 18 or over on the day of your jump. For more information see Skydive Regulations
If you would like to organise a group event it couldn't be simpler. Just give us a call with a list of your group's names, emails and mobile numbers and we will add them to the system for you. Each group member will get their own page but we can combine the group funds as well. If you would like to organise a larger group than 10 please call us to discuss your plan as we may need to make special arrangements.
The advantage of these Personal Campaign pages is that all funds sponsored or donated come directly to us and we don't have to pay a percentage to anyone for processing the payments. Using our Personal campaign Pages means that 100% of the funds you raise will come to YSPI.
With a Personal Campaign Page you can collect sponsorship online by sharing the link to your Campaign Page on Facebook, Twitter, email etc. All sponsorship donations are made through Stripe, PayPal, ApplePay or GogglePay and are secure. You can also notify us that you are sending funds to us by bank transfer or cheque and the funds total will be added to your raised amount.
Anyone over 16 can register for the Skydive Experience. However you MUST be 18 or over on the day of your jump or you will not be able to participate.
If you have a problem logging into the system please email email@example.com and we will reset your password.
We automatically give you 12 months to fundraise for the Skydive For Life 2023 but you can ask us to extend the authorisation period for another 6 months if required. Due to regulations concerning donations to charities it is at our complete discretion whether you are able to roll over existing donations beyond 12 months from the date of registration.
Most participants take around six months to fundraise but some take less or more than that. You're in control and you can organise any fundraising to suit your circumstances.
As of October 2022 our administrative overhead is around 22%. This means that for every €1 we receive 78c goes towards our charitable objectives and just 22c goes to the administration of the charity. We have only two salaried staff and all our services and administration are provided by volunteers. All our Trustees and Managers are volunteers and receive no remuneration for their duties.
Use your online fund-raising page. Create a Facebook page, send the link to your family, friends, co-workers, parishioners, team mates, etc. and collect donations via credit cards online. It’s easy and simple, and eliminates spending a lot of time sending letters, calling people, and organizing big events. We can help you with this just contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes we will send you a personal Text2Donate code when you register. By texting your personal code to 50300 your friends and family can quickly and easily donate €4 to your campaign. An example code would be Text YSPI SFL4567 to 50300
ONLINE FUNDS THROUGH CAMPAIGN PAGE If you reach your target online through your Personal Campaign Page we will already have your funds in our system and we will issue a voucher for your skydive. Please return any additional funds you raise offline as soon as possible after you have finished fundraising. OFFLINE FUNDS THROUGH SPONSORSHIP CARDS ETC If you have raised funds offline then you can send all the funds to us and, once we receive funds of €550 or more including any online sponsorship through your Campaign Page, we will issue a voucher for your skydive.
ABSOLUTELY!! We are very grateful for any fundraising you can do for us but if you can raise more than €550 that would be amazing.
Our Terms & Conditions for using this website and for Fundraising for the charity are available HERE. By viewing this website or registering to take part in the Skydive For Life you are agreeing to be bound by them so please read them carefully. If you have any questions please contact us at email@example.com