Make a Difference

We need to raise €3 million per year to make sure we can improve the care for patients and their families. It is you, our supporters, who make this difference to their lives


Take on a Challenge!

Make your miles Mater this year with a fun, physical challenge for patient care!


Be a Mini-Marathon Hero!

Join our team today and make a Life-saving difference to patient care in the Mater Hospital!


The Mater Ball 2018

Would you like a ticket to this gala event in aid of the Mater Hostel?


Seeking Mater Hospital Information?

If you are looking to contact the Mater Hospital, please use the link below


Humans of the Mater

Incredible stories from inspirational people


Door to Door

Our door to door fundraising team are currently recruiting monthly donors in Dublin

Advancing care for every patient, every day.

The Mater Foundation raises funds to help the Mater Hospital deliver exceptional patient care that makes a real and lasting difference for over 315,000 patient visits, and the loved ones by their side, every year.

Who we are

The Mater Foundation exists to inspire financial support for the Mater Public Hospital, so that it can continue to provide world-class patient care

What we do

We make sure the amazing generosity of our supporters gives every patients and every family who loves them, the very best of care in the Mater Hospital

Get involved

Become a supporter and start fundraising to make a real difference to patients from all over Ireland

20th March 2018

Protected: BreastHealth Research: Care for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

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Rhys Lynch was the first child to be screened with the new ECHO machine at the Mater's Family Heart Screening Clinic.
20th March 2018

Protected: Stopping SADS and Saving Lives at the Family Heart Screening Clinic

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Lyndsey with her son, Zak, in hospital
Patient Stories
11th March 2018

Lyndsey McGovern: Beating Bowel Cancer

"To say my post-marital glow was very short-lived is an understatement! A few days after my honeymoon, I started experiencing spasm pains in my stomach. They turned out to be…
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Patient Stories
6th March 2018

Margaret Keating: Cancer changed my outlook on Life

"I was in incredible pain, at times, especially during the second round of chemotherapy. I couldn't even keep up a conversation by text. But as soon as I could, I…
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NewsPatient Stories
5th March 2018

Valentine’s Raffle Winner Announced

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Mater Foundation Valentine's Raffle 2018. Your generous support will provide funding for patient care, life-saving equipment and groundbreaking medical research. Congratulations are…
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Patient Stories
19th February 2018

David Crosby: Running Marathons with a Double Lung Transplant

"I lost 3 siblings to a rare disease in childhood so I grew up knowing to make the most of life. I traveled the world, married a beautiful woman and…
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You can make the difference

There are many ways to give and get involved


From regular giving, to a once-off donation, every cent counts

Organise an event

Get creative and organise an event in your community for the Mater Hospital


A Charity of the Year partnership or staff fundraising can improve the lives of Mater Hospital patients care while building workplace morale

Take on a challenge

Running? Cycling? Hiking? There are countless ways to support us while having a wonderful time

Improving care for patients of the Mater Hospital is at the heart of everything we do.

Thanks to our amazing supporters, life-saving care is given to patients every day in the Mater Hospital. On many occasions, we get to meet with those whose lives have been changed because of it, and it continues to inspire us to work even harder to ensure incredible care is delivered to all. Read some of these patient and supporter stories.

Take part in upcoming events

From fun runs to marathons, charity cycles to concerts – there are so many ways to support

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