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Welcome to The Kids' Cancer Project

We are an independent national charity supporting childhood cancer research. Since 1993, thanks to strong community support, we have been able to contribute tens of millions of dollars to scientific studies to help children with many types of cancer. Learn more

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People have pledged support to end childhood cancer.

Let's raise funds together

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
  • May14
    Pirate Day
  • May31
    Cupcakes 4 a Cure
  • May31
    Lose Your Locks
  • Jun01
    Write a Book in a Day
  • Aug08
    The Sun-Herald City2Surf

Pirate Day

  May 14, 2021
  Australia wide

Dress up like a pirate, bring your treasure, and raise money for kids' brain cancer research. The ship is pushing out again on Friday 14th May 2021 but you can register any date that suits you and your crew.

Register today

Cupcakes 4 a Cure

  May 31, 2021
  Australia wide

Bake a difference for childhood cancer research all year long! Sell your fresh baked cupcakes at a morning or afternoon tea at your school, workplace or just between friends to raise funds for the bold research needed to find better treatments and ultimately a cure for childhood cancer. 

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Lose Your Locks

  May 31, 2021
  Australia wide

Clip, cut or chop your hair! Shaving your head or getting a short crop is a great way to show solidarity for kids affected by cancer and to fundraise for childhood cancer research. You can Lose Your Locks as an individual or grab your mates and make this a team challenge!

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Write a Book in a Day

  June 01, 2021
  Australia wide

Write a Book in a Day is a competition for students in years 5 to 12 and adult writing groups. Teams of up to ten write, illustrate and publish a book in 12 hours. Registrations open on 1 May. The competition runs from 1 June to 31 August. Students can fundraise until 30 September.

Registrations open 1 May 2021

The Sun-Herald City2Surf

  August 08, 2021
  Sydney, NSW

The World's Largest Fun Run, The Sun-Herald City2Surf, will be back on Sunday, August 8, 2021. Bringing 85,000 people together from all walks of life to run, jog, walk or stroll the famous 14km course from Sydney’s CBD to the iconic Bondi Beach. Save the date for another spectacular year and get ready to fundraise for kids cancer...

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