Here’s a selection of ways to engage Family & Friends together in some fun ways to raise funds for Cure The Future – funds to help find a cure for cancer and other genetically inherited diseases which affect our families. If you’d like to learn more, download the paperwork or fill out the contact form below.
Arts & Crafts
Use your artistic talent for a good cause – organise a craft event and donate some (or all) of your proceeds.
A great Aussie Tradition. Good friends and great food, what better way to support your favourite charity! Ask for Donations or print a Ticket for Entry.
Get together with friends and family and have a bingo afternoon.. the kids love it! Have a raffle with donated prizes.
A great way for younger members of the family to get involved. Donate an evening’s babysitting – the baby’s parents might even match your contribution!
Organise a Blue Day to help generate awareness of the work of Cure The Future. Blue Mufti days, Blue Morning Tea, Blue Golf, Blue Cycling.. wear Blue, Paint your face Blue or spray your hair. If you’re a NSW Rugby fan, arrange a Blue Day to support the Waratahs as fellas Cure The Future!
Bowls + Bocce
Organise a Blue Bowls afternoon at your local club (see if they’ll contribute some of the fees!) or play Blue Bocce in your local park. Blues v Pinks!
Another great one for the kids – organise a Car Wash Day at your local Saturday Sports car park.
Catch of the Day
If your Family and Friends are into Fishing, why not run a Fishing Comp, with a donated prize for Catch of the Day – and affordable donation as an entry fee?
Celebrate your next Family special occassion or mark a Workplace Milestone or success – with a Donation to help Cure The Future. Particularly appropriate for Weddings and Babies!
Get sponsored for every day, week – or Month you can go without Chocolate!
Cookies & Cupcakes
Like Baking? Make some cupcakes or cookies and set up a stall to sell them to your neighbours for donations to Cure The Future.
Have a Cure The Future dinner party and ask your friends to donate the price of the meal to help Cure The Future.
Grab your favourite pooch and join up with other four-legged friends for a sponsored walk, Dog Show or create a Doggie Assault course!
Or Arid August, Sober September.. pick a Month to go without alcohol and donate sponsorship money – and some of the beer and wine money you saved.
Family a Fair
Get your family friends together for some good old-fashioned Family FUNdraising – create games – Pop a Balloon, Sack Race, Egg and Spoon, 3-legged races. Everyone makes a donatio to enter their family team!
If you live in a rural area, get some mates together and chop some firewood for sale to locals for the winter. Get fit, Keep warm and help to Cure disease at the same time.
One of the most popular fundraing events at the moment, help Cure The Future arrange a Blue Fun Run in your local area. Family fitness and great Fun!
Even your unwanted household items can help find a cure for cancer! Have a clear-out on behalf of Cure The Future – and encourage buyers to add a donation of their own!
For those friends and family who have everything, why not suggest a donation to medical research instead of more ‘stuff’? Makes everyone feel good!
Guess the Weight
One way to add donations to another event is to fill a jar with things so people can buy a ticket to guess the weight, contents or number or them.
Host a Halloween Party and ask guests to bring a dish and a donation – as well as a Devilish or Dracula outfit!
A well-known fundraiser for Cancer, the sponsored head shave can help Cure The Future find a cure for this terrible genetic disease.
Jack It In January
(Or June!) – Give up Smoking, Drinking, Chocolate or anything else you spend money on that’s not good for you – and donate the money you save to help Cure The Future.
If your kids play an instrument, get a mini music festival together in your garden and invite friends and family. Donation for Entry!
Movie buffs, host your own Oscars Party – a donation secures an entry to the sweepstake as everyone competes to get the most Winners right on the night!
One Day Fast
Be sponsored to go without food for a whole day – and donate the sponsorships – as well as the money you saved on food.
Perfect for people with green fingers – sell seedlings or plants to friends, family and workmates in aid of Cure The Future.
Get some teams together from your friends, workplace, sports club or other groups and raise some funds to help find a cure for inherited diseases.
Make a commitment to donate a regular amount to help Cure The Future – it could be a monthly or an annual gift.
Blue is good everywhere except language! Create a Swear Box and raise money everytime someone swears. Profanity for Charity!
Set up your Charity sausage sizzle – some local businesses support this traditional Saturday fundraising event with Bangers and Buns, even the BBQ!
There are many sponsored runs and marathons for Cancer research – get involved and make Cure The Future your chosen charity.
Take part in an organised ocean swim or marathon and raise funds – or organise your own swimming competition with family and friends, and make it fun!
Get a crew together for a night of Ten-Pin Bowling in aid of Cure The Future.
Write the clues to a treasure hunt by car, push bike or on foot. Be creative with the location and the prize at the end! Donate to Enter!
A contemporary Quiz Night based on a purely Trivial Pursuit.
Need some extra incentive to lose those extra kilos before Summer? Get sponsored for every kilo you lose and let your Loss be Cure The Future’s Gain!
Like Cure The Future, Christmas is all about Family. It’s a great time of year to attach Charity to any event – from Carol Singing to Party Time.. or just Giving!
Water-based fun for friends and family – a great opportunity to get together to try and help find a cure for inherited disease.
Get Inspired! Anything that you, your friends and family enjoy doing can be turned into donation. Use Cure The Future as your excuse to come up with something the family will remember – and let us know about it!