The Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre is a non-governmental organisation and registered charity that receives some funding that goes towards the costs involved in running the centre however in order to maintain this vital service at a level we thrive to sustain, we rely on the generosity of the public to assist with raising extra funds through donations and fundraising events.
All donations make a difference and are gratefully received.
If you would like to make a donation you can choose from one of the following methods:
You can send a cheque, bank draft or postal order made payable to Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre, 5 Greenview Terrace, Princes Quay, Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland
Lodgement directly to our Bank Account
You can donate directly to the Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre using the following bank account details
Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre
AIB (Allied Irish Bank),
BIC CODE: AIBKIE2D
IBAN: IE71 AIBK 9362 1955 0611 80
If you wish to set up a monthly direct debit to the Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre
For more information contact 066 712 3122.
We appreciate all the support we get at our fundraising events and especially events that have been organised in aid of the centre.
Organise your own fundraising event
If you are interested in or thinking of organizing an event to raise money for the Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre, we would love to hear from you.
We can assist you be providing information about the centre, sponsorship cards, posters and leaflets to help you promote it locally.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 066 712 3122 for further details.
The Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising sets out the following in relation to Disclosure:
“Donors have the right to be informed of the status and authority of those soliciting donations; for example, donors will be informed if fundraisers are employees of the organisation or third party agents”.
The following steps may be useful in setting out a charity’s procedures and responsibility in relation to meeting this standard.
If you would like to view and read more about these Fundraising Princilpes, please see the below link. http://www.ictr.ie/content/fundraising-codes-practice
Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre is open about whether those seeking donations on their behalf are volunteers, employees of the organisation or are third party agents. Anyone fundraising on behalf of Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre must ensure that prospective donors are aware of their status, i.e. volunteers, employees or third party agents.
If or when a member of the public enquires about the employment standing of a fundraiser they must receive an honest and open answer. The standing in this case relates to whether or not a fundraiser is a volunteer, a paid employee of the charitable organisation or a third party agent working on behalf of the charity.
As a charity seeking donations from the public we, Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre, aim to comply with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising set down by the Irish Charities Tax Reform Group (to view these Principles see the following link http://www.ictr.ie/content/fundraising-codes-practice).
Our pledge is to treat all our donors with respect, honesty and openness. We promise we will effectively apply your gifts to us for their intended purposes and we commit to being accountable and transparent so that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre.
We commit that you, our donors and prospective donors will:
Donor Complaints and Feedback Procedure
Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre are committed to ensuring that all our communications and dealings with the general public and our supporters are of the highest possible standard. We listen and respond to the views of the general public and our supporters so that we can continue to improve.
Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre welcome both positive and negative feedback. Therefore we aim to ensure that:
• It is as easy as possible to make a complaint
• We treat as a complaint any clear expression of dissatisfaction with our operations which calls for a response
• We treat it seriously whether it is made by telephone, letter, fax, email or in person
• We deal with it quickly and politely
• We respond accordingly – for example, with an explanation, or an apology when we have got things wrong, and information on any action taken etc
• We learn from complaints, use them to improve, and monitor them at our board meetings
If you have feedback or a complaint regarding our fundraising activities please contact
Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre’s head of fundraising, Vera O’Leary, by writing or by telephone.
Public Compliance Statement
Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre are committed to complying with the Statement for Guiding Principles for Fundraising and have formally discussed and adopted the Statement at a meeting of the governing body. Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre are committed to the principles set out in the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising. Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre have a Donor Charter which is consistent with the Statement of Guiding Principles.
Principles for Fundraising:
We are delighted that so many people wish to offer their time and services to help out at the Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre, currently we are not recruiting any volunteers but if our circumstance should change we will advertise our recruitment drive for volunteers in local new papers and via our website.
However we are often looking for volunteers to help out with street collections or fundraising events.
If you are interested in giving your time to volunteer at one of these events, please keep an eye on our webpage as we will update it when we require the help and support of our valued and dedicated volunteers & supporters.