Get Involved

Get Involved

Thanks to the support of our fantastic donors, fundraisers and volunteers, we have been able to support more than 9,000 women, men and children from the west, mid-west and midlands since 2012.

As a charity, we rely on this kindness and generosity to keep our lights on and our front door open so we can reach out to those who need it most. No matter what option you choose, remember that every volunteer hour offered or euro raised will leave a positive human impact on others in their time of need. 

  • Corporate Charity of the Year
  • Choir Factor
  • Fundraise your Way
  • Volunteer With Us
  • Christmas Tree of Lights
  • In Memory

Corporate Charity of the Year

The SCCUL Sanctuary currently works with businesses both multinational and indigenous, who are willing to offer the time of their employees in selected areas as a means to support individuals or groups of disadvantaged people. Volunteers can donate their time in front-of-house, bring their own individual talents to the workshops, or give their time to develop particular features within the gardens and fenland.  

Are you interested in finding out more about how the SCCUL Sanctuary could become your organisation’s Charity of the Year? To learn more about this  or perhaps to discuss a once-off volunteering opportunity for your business, please contact Will on 087 3466220 or email sanctuary@scculenterprises



“Thanks again for having us and for organising the lovely lunch – much needed after the hard graft! All 18 of the team had an immensely rewarding volunteer day – we were blessed with the weather, certainly made working outdoors all the more enjoyable. Many hands make light work and I know on leaving yesterday the progress that had been made was clearly visible so hopefully all that visit the Sanctuary notice the fruits of our labour.”  

Ciara McMullin, Deloitte

Choir Factor

Choir Factor is an annual choral fundraising event in aid of the SCCUL Sanctuary. Choir Factor 2025 will take place in March 2025. Further details to follow.  

Interested in setting-up a choir in your workplace and/or take part in Choir Factor 2025?

If you would like to set-up a choir in your workplace or express an interest in future Choir Factors, please call Will on 087 3466220 or email

Why sing? Studies show that singing in the workplace is linked to improved wellbeing, morale and job performance. 

Testimonial from Anita Mahony of ATU Voices: 

“The Choir has made such a huge difference to ATU Galway and it was thanks to the SCCUL Sanctuary that we were able to get it off the ground in the first place. ATU Voices is primarily a staff wellbeing initiative. It has created a real buzz amongst the staff here. Practice has given the members something to look forward to and they are all smiling leaving it and new friendships are forming. Choir Factor is the perfect start for a choir’s career. Singing at Choir Factor was wonderful experience. We have self-belief now, as a choir, that anything is possible.” 

Below is a picture of the Alkermes Allegro Choir, winners of ‘Best Workplace Choir’ at Choir Factor 2024. 

Fundraise your Way!

Maybe you would like to arrange a fundraiser through work or at home with family and friends? We can provide expert fundraising advice, support, our logo, promotional materials and publicise through our networks online and offline. Please contact Will on 087 3466220 or email sanctuary@scculenterprises for further information. 

Volunteer with the SCCUL Sanctuary

Do you have some spare time or a particular skills set and you would like to give back to your local community? 

We have volunteer roles to suit everyone’s preference. 

  • Roles include: facilitators, gardeners, hosting of groups and cleaning 
  • Flexible commitment to suit your needs i.e. once off or at regular intervals 
  • Full training provided and support available at all times 
  • Specific projects also available corporate volunteer grouos
  • For more information, please contact Will on 087 3466220 or

SCCUL Sanctuary Christmas Tree of Lights

SCCUL Sanctuary Christmas Tree of Lights
We invite you to consider sponsoring a light on the SCCUL Sanctuary Christmas tree for a loved one, living or deceased. The lights on the tree will be switched on at 4.30pm on Friday 15th December and will continue to shine until January 7th. A special mass to remember those included in the lights will take place at 10am on January 5th at the Church of the Annunciation, Clarinbridge.

Lights are available to sponsor for €5 each via the green button below. [you will be
redirected to another page on the SCCUL Sanctuary website].

For further information, please phone 087 3466220 or email

Update January 2024: The Tree of Lights are currently not available for sponsorship. Please check back in November 2024 for further updates. In the meantime, for more information on the Tree of Lights, please email or call 087 3466220. Thank you.

Sponsor a Light

In Memory Donations

In Memory Donation

Remember and celebrate the life of a loved one by making a donation in their memory. Call Will on 087 34663220 or donate here. 

Funeral Collection

If you would like to request donations in lieu of flowers at the funeral of a loved one, please ask your funeral director to arrange a funeral box in support of the SCCUL Sanctuary. To request a funeral box please contact Will on 087 3466220 or

Remember the SCCUL Sanctuary in your Will

At the SCCUL Sanctuary our mission is to give warmth, hope and light to each human being in our community. By remembering the SCCUL Sanctuary through a legacy in your Will, you can ensure that your values live on after your passing. Your contribution is invaluable, whatever the amount. 

For advice on writing your Will, please contact your solicitor. 

If you would like to discuss leaving a gift to the SCCUL Sanctuary, please contact our TJ Forde, CEO of SCCUL Enterprises, on 091 386 004 or by emailing