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


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 14th May 2021 but you can register any date that suits you and your crew.

May, 2020 Australia wide Register today

The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon

The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon presented by Bupa Dental is Australia’s largest and most prestigious Half Marathon event. The iconic course takes participants past the beautiful sights of Sydney’s harbour side .

May 16, 2021 Sydney, NSW 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

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

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 August 31, 2021 Australia wide Registrations open 1 May 2021

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

Brisbane Marathon Festival

One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar. Join this pivotal event and fundraise for The Kids' Cancer Project!

Brisbane Learn more

Big Bids for Kids Online Auction

Don’t miss the opportunity to pick up a bargain at The Kids’ Cancer Project EOFY online auction. This event is known to have something for everybody including travel experiences, sports memorabilia, clothing and accessories, electronics, health and fitness items, gift certificates, food hampers and more.  Proceeds go directly to supporting childhood cancer research. Sponsorship opportunities available. Email for more information. 

June 25, 2021 Online

Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon 2021

Be part of team The Kids Cancer Project in the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon 2021. Run for the good times on Saturday 3 – Sunday 4 July 2021 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

July 3-4, 2021 Gold Coast, QLD Learn more

Virtual Stadium Stomp

Stadium Stomp is a unique and fun fitness challenge where participants are sent on a stair-climbing course up and down stairs within four virtual stadiums. Fundraise for a great cause while you sweat it out on the steps!

July 5, 2021 Virtual Event, Australia wide Learn more

Run Melbourne

This run in Melbourne's CBD attracts entrants across a 5km, 10km, Half Marathon and 4km Friendship Dash. Register today and raise money for The Kids' Cancer Project!

Melbourne Learn more

Larapinta trek

In August 2021, The Kids’ Cancer Project is taking on the iconic Larapinta trail in the Northern Territory, and we want you to be part of it. This is an adventure not to be missed, as you’ll get to explore one of the most iconic bushwalking tracks in the world alongside expert hikers and likeminded charity supporters.

August 9-15, 2021 Larapinta, NT Register your interest

Fitz's Challenge

While only the hardiest of riders can claim to have conquered the legendary Fitz’s Hill, it still doesn’t come close to the challenge that children with cancer and their families face day in and day out. Fitz’s Challenge is proud to have supported The Kids’ Cancer Project since 2009 by assisting the organisation to raise much-needed funds for research projects.

October 1, 2021 Canberra, ACT Register your ride

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

Spring Corporate Golf Day

Get ready to par-tee and raise funds for kids’ cancer research during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September. Join us at the prestigious St Michael’s Golf Club, located on Sydney’s coastline for a round of golf, followed by a sit down meal hosted by The Kids’ Cancer Project CEO, Owen Finegan. Sponsorship opportunities available. Email to learn more.

September 17, 2021 St Michael’s Golf Club, Little Bay, NSW

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