Give it SOCKS Challenge

Where you go and how you get there is up to you.

Take on a challenge and give it socks!

What do you prefer to do to stay active? Walking, running, swimming, cycling, squats, burbs, push ups or something else?

Choose a your activity, set yourself a goal that will challenge you and #GiveItSOCKS this April to support COPE Galway.

Everyday our services do all they can to support people who are facing challenges of homelessness, experiencing domestic abuse and to support older people in our community. Will you “Give it Socks” with us for people in Galway?

Sign up and Give It Socks!

  • Pick your challenge. Run, walk, swim, cycle, any forward movement!
  • Set your goal. 100K steps. A swim a day. Daily run.
  • Fundraise. Ask friends and family to support by donating.
  • Have fun and see it through Don’t give up. Get to your ‘finish line’ knowing you are doing something great for yourself and helping someone else who needs support.

We have got some great resources for you. A challenge tracker, COPE Galway t-shirt, fundraising tips and some tips for your fundraising

Join the challenge in 3 easy steps

1. Sign up

Sign up as an individual or as a team. Set your distance and fundraising target. 

2. Track your progress

Use an app like Strava to track your progress (or track manually) and share your progress to keep everyone up to date. 

3. Raise funds

Ask family and friends to donate. Let them know why you are fundraising for COPE Galway.


Our Impact

We supported 2,616 people across our services in 2020


Homeless Service


Domestic Abuse Service


Senior Support Service