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


Write a Book in a Day

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.

June 1 to September 30, 2021 Australia wide Registrations open 1 May 2021

Blackmores Running Festival

Blackmores Marathon Run one of the world's most scenic Marathons, crossing over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and finishing at the Sydney Opera House. Which race will you choose to raise vital funds for childhood cancer research?

September 19, 2021 Sydney, NSW

The Bloody Long Day

The Bloody Long Day is a 24hr Ultra Triathlon which started in 2019 by a humble father and fundraiser named Mark. This September, Mark challenges YOU to join him and take on your own Bloody Long Day. Will it be a 24hr triathlon? or will you split up the time? A relay with friends? What can you imagine?

24 September Anywhere

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, 2021 Australia wide Learn more

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, 2021 Australia wide Learn more

Melbourne Marathon

Don't miss your chance to be part of "Australia's Largest Marathon!" This is your chance to run, jog or walk in Melbourne's premier running festival to help make a difference for kids with cancer. 

October 10, 2021 Melbourne, VIC Learn more

The Sun-Herald City2Surf

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 research!

August 8, 2021 Sydney, NSW Learn more

Bowral Classic

Since 2016, the Bowral Classic has become a staple in the cycling calendar. With four courses to choose from, all showcasing beautiful scenery, there is a course to suit everyone’s ability. Challenge yourself while you fundraise for a good cause!

October 17, 2021 Bowral, NSW

Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Marathon

A pinnacle event on the Australian sporting calendar the Noosa Tri is ranked one of the world’s top 10 triathlons for good reason. Don't miss your chance to fundraise for The Kids' Cancer Projectin this spectacular beachside event.

October 27, 2021 Noosa, QLD

Canberra Fun Run

Take up the challenge and enjoy the music, energy and fun at one of Canberra’s most spectacular fun runs. Raise funds for The Kids' Cancer Project while you do!

November 7, 2021 Parkes, ACT

Christmas for a Cure

Join us for a fun and festive celebration at our flagship event. Guests at Christmas for a Cure will enjoy a three course meal hosted by The Kids’ Cancer Project CEO with an entertainng panel of speakers and live music. The event will also include fundraising activities and lucky door prizes. Christmas for a Cure is open to all guests, whether you are an individual or a company wanting to celebrate the end of the year with your staff. Sponsorship opportunities available. Email to learn more.

December 2021 Sydney, NSW

Captain Austraila's Big Walk

SUPERHERO UP FOR SCIENCE and support Captain Australia’s BIG WALK as he walks the east coast with nothing but the bare essentials.

December 26, 2021 - January 30, 2022 Australia