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

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$ 70 million
30 years
Better Challenge

Take on 90kms for the 90 Aussie kids diagnosed with cancer each month

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Better Challenge

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.

Leave a gift in your Will


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

Smiling baby with bears

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

The Better Challenge: Hugo’s comeback took a team. Now he’s challenging others to help fight cancer.

When a rugby-mad youngster was given a life-altering medical diagnosis, he learned the true value of a team.

The Better Challenge: Funding exercise oncology research

As we gear up for the Better Challenge, Accredited Exercise Physiologist Dr David Mizrahi reveals the magic of movement in kids’ cancer recovery, and the power of your donations in enabling greater...

Rare Cancers Awareness Day

The treatments and drugs used for adults are not directly transferable to children, and there are no obvious behavioural preventions like giving up smoking or staying out of the sun. By definition,...

Blue skies ahead: Inside The Kids’ Cancer Project and Blue Sky Services’ budding partnership

Blue Sky Services, a national award-winning cleaning business, is one such company who has partnered with The Kids’ Cancer Project to commit to our mission of finding 100% survival rate for children...

Smashing the glass ceiling in the name of children’s cancer research

The Kids' Cancer Project builds lasting bonds with many of its dedicated corporate partners through diverse initiatives, but for Express Glass it was a facilities management event that laid the...

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month and The Kids’ Cancer Project is partnering with like-minded organisations to fund pioneering sarcoma research.

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month and The Kids’ Cancer Project is partnering with like-minded organisations to fund pioneering sarcoma research. Sarcoma is a rare cancer of the bone and tissue. For...

City2Surf for The Kids' Cancer Project

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

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...