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.

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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, 2022 Australia wide Learn more
Apr30

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, 2022 Australia wide Learn more
Apr30

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, 2022 Australia wide Registrations today
Jun01

Better Challenge

As many as 90% of the kids who survive will develop one or more chronic health conditions. This September we want to help them feel BETTER. Run, walk or roll 90km and help raise money for research into BETTER treatments, BETTER care and BETTER outcomes. You’ll be helping to create a BETTER future for kids with cancer.

1-30 September, 2022 Sydney, NSW Learn more
Sep01

Canberra Golf Day

Swing into spring with our next Golf Day! Get ready to par-tee and raise funds for kids’ cancer research during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September. For more information, contact Effie Kent effie@tkcp.org.au

9 September, 2022 Federal Golf Club, Canberra, ACT Learn more
Sep09

Sydney Golf Day

Swing into action on Friday 23 September for childhood cancer research! Get ready to par-tee and raise funds for kids’ cancer research during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September. For more information, contact Effie Kent effie@tkcp.org.au

23 September, 2022 St Michael’s Golf Club, Little Bay, Sydney
Sep23

Brisbane Women in Business Luncheon

Join us for our Women in Business lunch at The Calile Hotel on Thursday 25 October from 12pm-3pm. Hosted by Nine News Presenter Melissa Downes, enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch where a panel of inspiring speakers including Marisa Vecchio AM, Emma Weston and Rebecca Lawrie discuss leadership, fairness, success and the importance of businesses to empower women to pursue excellence in their careers. Contact effie@tkcp.org.au for more information.

October 25, 2022 Brisbane, NSW Learn more
Oct25

3 Peaks Challenge

An Adventure Like No Other: Join us 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.

4-6 November 2022 Kosciuszko National Park, NSW
Nov04

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!

6 November 2022 Parkes, ACT Learn more
Nov06

Christmas for a Cure

Join us for a festive lunch at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Thursday 8 December from 12-4pm as we wrap up the year and celebrate all the wonderful achievements from the TKCP community. To book a table or find out more information please contact Effie Kent at effie@tkcp.org.au.

8 December 2022 Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney NSW Learn more
Dec08

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
May19