Would you like to help a great cause?

A small donation goes a long way in helping our members living with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.

Donations can be made as a once-off payment or you have the option to donate to Mid West Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association on a monthly basis – for as many months as you choose.

Click the above link to donate online via our iDonate page.
Alternatively, you can Text to Donate by texting ‘SPINE’ to 50300.


Text to Donate

Text to donate is available across most network operators. Some operators apply VAT which means that a minimum of €3.25 will go to Mid-West Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association. Service Provider: LIKECHARITY. Helpline: 0766805278

How we manage your Donations

Once we receive your donation it is lodged temporarily into our account. A decision is then made by the Board of Directors on how best to utilise the amount, based on where it came from, the purpose it was given and the needs of our members.

We would like to deeply thank everyone who has donated to Mid West Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association in the past and continue to donate. It is very much appreciated!

February 2018

Colaiste Ide Agus Iosef

Donation of €1,003 received

In February 2018, we received a donation of €1,003 from Colaiste Ide Agus Iosef in Abbeyfeale.

May 2018

Presentation Secondary School

€1,003 Donation from Presentation

In May 2018, we received a €1,003 Donation from the Presentation Secondary School in Thurles.

June 2018

Donation allocation decision-making

A decision is made on how to use the money from donations and where. We obtain the best prices to purchase special exercise bikes for our members.

July – August 2018

THERA Trainer Mobi 540 Exercise Bikes

Investment in new Exercise Bikes

We decided to invest in 4 THERA Trainer Mobi 540 Portable Exercise Bikes.

October 2018

Exercise Bikes put to great use

In October the bikes arrived and were made available for some of our members who have recently had surgery. They will be used for post-op exercise to improve their recovery.

January 2019

How our members can access new bikes

It is planned that by Jan. 2019 all 4 bikes will be in use. They will be moved between our members whose names are on a waiting list so as many members as possible can avail of them.

In the end of January, a review will be made to ensure that the bike rotation scheme is working and that all the bikes are maintained and used as often as possible.