The Kids' Cancer Project funds vital scientific research to develop better treatments for all children with cancer.

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Donate a cuddly friend to a sick child
... or take one home

Hospital can be a scary time for a child, but you can give them a soft toy so they never feel alone or afraid during their treatment. Or purchase a cuddly companion for yourself or a loved one, knowing the funds contribute to the science of curing cancer.

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Future Cure lets you direct your donation to specific research projects and follow the impact of your donation in childhood cancer research.

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Leave a legacy

No gift is too small to have a meaningful and lasting impact on the future of childhood cancer research.

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Fundraising

Whether you want to dress up, bake a difference, or just go crazy you can be a community champion by fundraising with The Kids' Cancer Project. We'll support you every step of the way in whatever you choose to do.

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Upcoming Events

See our full events calendar or subscribe for updates.

Fundraising Highlights

  • May19
    Pirate Day
  • Jun01
    Write a Book in a Day
  • Jul01
    Cupcakes 4 a Cure
  • Aug01
    Crazy Hair & Sock Day
  • Jan01
    Lose Your Locks
 

Crazy Hair & Sock Day

  August 01, 2023

Netballers, sports clubs, workplaces and schools are all uniting to join TEAM CRAZY

 

Cupcakes 4 a Cure

  July 01, 2023

Bake a difference for childhood cancer research.

 

Write a Book in a Day

  June 01, 2023

A fun, creative and collaborative competition for students in years 5 to 12 and adult writing groups.

 

Pirate Day

  May 19, 2023

Dress up like a pirate, collect treasure, and raise money for kids' brain cancer research in May.

 

Lose Your Locks

  January 01, 2024

Clip, cut or chop your hair for a good cause!


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You Can Make a Difference!

We are so grateful when ordinary people in the community hear our urgent plea and act by stepping up to help raise money for childhood cancer research. You can make a difference too, and you'll be surprised at how easy it can be.

Community Fundraising

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The bear that shows people care

In hospital with her seriously ill three-month-old son, one mum was given a comforting sense of support from, of all places, a teddy bear. 

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Latest News & Stories

City2Surf for The Kids' Cancer Project

20/05/2024
Ready to lace up your running shoes for the City2Surf? Fundraise for The Kids' Cancer Project in your run and combine fitness, fun, and fundraising in one unforgettable experience.

Nourishing The Fighter for The Kids' Cancer Project

Leila Davies, inspiring mother and author, is taking on a huge challenge in aid of The Kids’ Cancer Project, walking from Victor Harbor to Melbourne starting June 1st 2024. We had the honour of...

Funding secured for Interfant-21 clinical trial

15/05/2024
Infant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) has had a very poor prognosis and survival has not improved significantly over the last two decades, with an event-free survival rate of less than 40%. The...

Tiana’s Precious Cargo

06/05/2024
Many of us have possessions we know we’ll hang on to for life. For you maybe it’s some family photos, a piece of jewellery or perhaps even a hand-me-down from a parent. For Tiana, 18, it’s this bear,...

Cap’s Lap: The Halfway Mark 

30/04/2024
Amidst the backdrop of his epic BIG LAP, we had the privilege of chatting with Captain Australia, halfway through his monumental journey. We talk courage, compassion, and determination – all things...

Empowering Partnerships: RAMS and The Kids’ Cancer Project Join Forces for Childhood Cancer Research

30/04/2024
In the world of combating childhood cancer, partnerships are essential. They are the backbone of progress and a beacon of hope for children and families facing this devastating disease. That's why we...

Spotlight: A Shared Journey - Celebrating Our Partnership with FMA Australia

30/04/2024
In the bustling landscape of charity partnerships, there are often hidden tales that illuminate the depth of connection between organisations. Our journey with FMA Australia is one such story.

Cancer treatment left little Tommy temporarily unable to walk. For other kids, it’s not temporary. Read Tommy’s story here….

29/04/2024
Before he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, toddler Tommy’s world was beautiful and carefree. His mum Emily McGuire recalls sunny days playing in the paddock behind their house trying...

Eliminating the serious side effects of chemotherapy

29/04/2024
For many children, the very same cancer drugs used to save their lives can all too often leave them with very serious and lifelong health problems. Professor Irina Vetter is finding ways to maintain...