Fundraising & Events

Join us so we can help kids with cancer sooner

Let's raise funds together and make a difference

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.

Community Calendar


Cupcakes 4 a Cure

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. 

1 January - 31 December, 2023 Australia wide Learn more

Lose Your Locks

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!

1 January - 31 December, 2023 Australia wide Learn more

Pirate Day

Dress up like a pirate, bring your treasure, and raise money for kids' brain cancer research. The ship is pushing out again on Friday 19 May 2023 but you can register any date that suits you and your crew. Registration opens soon.

19 May, 2023 Australia wide Register now

Write a Book in a Day

You can write a book for kids in hospital and transform their day by transporting them to another time, place or even dimension through the power of your imaginative words and pictures! 

June 1, 2023 Anywhere Learn more

Big Bids for Kids

From Wednesday 1 June to Thursday 30 June 2023, The Kids’ Cancer Project will host their BIG BIDS FOR KIDS Online Charity Auction to raise funds in support of scientific research to find kinder, more effective treatments for childhood cancer.

June 1 to June 30, 2022 Online

Brisbane Marathon Festival

One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar, Brisbane's only marathon distance running event is back for 2023. Run in support of The Kids' Cancer Project and raise money for childhood cancer research.

Sunday, 04 June 2023 Sunday, 04 June Learn More

Stadium Stomp MCG

Step it up (literally) at Australia’s most unique fitness challenge! Stadium Stomp will have you climbing thousands of stairs within the grandstand of some of Australia’s biggest and most well-known sporting stadiums. Step for The Kids' Cancer Project and make a difference to childhood cancer research.

Sunday, 4 June 2023 Melbourne, VIC Learn More

The Better Challenge

The Better Challenge returns this spring! Register your interest to be notified when the challenge is LIVE. Run, walk or roll 90km in September and help raise money for cancer treatments that are kinder, gentler and more effective.

Together, we can do BETTER for kids with cancer

1 June - 30 September Anywhere

3 Peaks Challenge

An Adventure Like No Other: Join our founder, Col Reynolds, as we take on the challenge of tackling some of the most remarkable parts of Australia’s Snowy Mountain ranges to raise funds for childhood cancer research.

17 - 19 November 2023 Kosciuszko National Park, NSW