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

$ 70 million
30 years

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!

Supporters at exciting community fundraising events.

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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

Ripples Swimming Club – remembering Brooke Fretwell

In early 2015, beloved daughter and passionate Ripples Swimming Club member Brooke Fretwell sadly died of an incurable brain cancer known as DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma). Eight years later,...

Celebrating a decade of collaborative funding leading to over $10 million committed to ground-breaking research

Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Mark Butler MP today announced the successful grant recipients to receive funding for innovative cancer research through the 2023 round of the Cancer...

Using Data Analytics to Help Drive Research

Behind all the laboratories and expert scientists it takes to create better kids’ cancer treatments are the systems and data in place to keep funding running smoothly. Thanks to The Kids’ Cancer...

How you’re helping kids with cancer overcome loneliness

When Ellalee’s daughter, Maia, was diagnosed with ALL, she prepared as best she could for the difficult journey ahead. Here, she opens up about the loneliness Maia faced during her cancer, and how the...

Up to $20m in funding has been announced by the federal government for vital brain cancer research

On 6 February 2024, The Australian Government announced a huge funding boost for research into some of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer.

Meet Molly: Daughter, netballer and cancer survivor. Here's her incredible story

Now 17, Molly from Dubbo, NSW, is many things: a cancer survivor, a passionate advocate and fundraiser, and a teenager with dreams of netball coaching and university.

Owen Finegan’s 2023 Highlights

As we approach the holidays, come celebrate milestones and highlights with us!

Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation honours The Kids’ Cancer Project

When it comes to finding a cure for childhood cancer The Kids’ Cancer Project has a heart and head philosophy.

Tangalooma Island Resort - Supporting kids’ cancer research, one whale at a time

Since 2013, we’ve been honoured to have the support of the wonderful Tangalooma Island Resort. The team have raised over $53,000 to support kids’ cancer research through their whale watching tours.