87% of Irish adults donated to charity in the first three months of the year, with nearly half giving to charities supporting Ukraine.

Other prominent causes to feature included community causes, mental health, homelessness charities, cancer research and children’s charities

58% intend to participate in fundraising events in 2022, with more informal social activities favoured over black-tie or networking events

Despite inflationary pressures, Irish adults are 38% more likely to donate to charity than three months ago

Enthuse comment: “Over half of Irish adults made online donations the past three months, however one in three cannot recall the name of the charity they donated to, which suggests the need for charities to do more to connect their brand with the causes they represen.

87% of Irish adults made donations to charity in the first three months of the year; with nearly half (47%) making donations to charities supporting Ukraine, according to new research published by Enthuse, the donations, fundraising and events platform.