What it means to be clean is a national online campaign raising awareness about hygiene poverty and the work of The Hygiene Bank Ireland across the country. We want to start conversations and get people involved with what we do. 

Get Involved


Without volunteers, we simply would not exist, and we would not be able to support communities across Ireland in providing hygiene items to those who may otherwise go without. We will provide you with all the tools, training and know-how required for your role. Volunteering is an empowering, social experience that gives you the opportunity to make a real and tangible difference to those living in hygiene poverty in your community. Whether you can commit a few days a week, or a few hours a month, your support can make a real difference.

Volunteers must:

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Attend an induction session
  • Read all our policies
  • Read our volunteer handbook

To find out about the different roles available, click here.

To register your interest below.


We want to make sure everyone living in Ireland has access to the basics and we need your help to make this happen. Every donation, big or small, makes a difference and we couldn’t do what we do without your support.

You can: 

Pick up an extra item on your next shop and donate at one of our drop off points.

Or, If there is not a drop off point in your area, you can donate online via iDonate.


Help raise vital funds. Whether you take inspiration from tried-and-tested fundraising tips or let your imagination run wild, every effort will make a big difference to people living in hygiene poverty in our communities.

Get Your Work Involved

Whether you would like to act as a drop off point for the public or would like to host a collection among your colleagues, we would love to hear from you! 

Drop Off Point

We rely on retailers and local businesses to act as drop off locations. We are so grateful for any business that supports us and so we make it as easy as possible. To get involved click below and we will provide you with a branded box for donations. A volunteer will be assigned to you who will check in and empty the box whenever is needed. 


If you would rather support us with a once-off collection, you can arrange to host a Hygiene Drive where you and your colleagues work together to collect and donate a bulk donation of hygiene items for your local community. Simply fill out the contact via the button below and we will help you set one up.