Christmas Jumper Day, 8th December 2023

Join us on National Christmas Jumper Day 2023, Friday December 8th – it’s a great excuse to raise funds for the Irish Haemochromatosis Association! Visit:, just click ‘Start Fundraising’ to set up your personal fundraising page for the IHA. It only takes a couple of minutes. Wear your favourite Christmas jumper to work, school, to a Christmas lunch or to the pub…wherever you will be on December 8th! Share your page with friends and family to support you! For more information, or to chat through how you can help you can also email us:

After creating your page, you will receive an email from iDonate with a link to click to activate it and once you click that link, your page will be live. To share your fundraising page via social media, email or text, just click the share button. You could even ask your company if they will match donations. the team at have lots of ideas and inspiration on how you can help support our campaign this Christmas.

OR you can also support the amazing work of the Irish Haemochromatosis Association this Christmas by making a donation here –

All donations help us fund projects to support patients and their families, including our Helpline work, nurse education projects and patient research. All donations big or small help us reach our aim to leave no one in Ireland undiagnosed or untreated with haemochromatosis

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