Community fundraising and events

There are hundreds of local community events and third party fundraisers taking place right across Australia, in support of Make-A-Wish. Events range from sausage sizzles, to trivia nights and Gala Balls.

If you can’t find an event taking place near you, why not start one?
Organising a fundraising activity for Make-A-Wish is a great way to involve family and friends or staff – and it can also be a lot of fun!

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Support an event near you

Make-A-Wish Australia's Volunteer Branches and supporters host a number of events throughout the year.

Click on your state below to find a list of upcoming events near you.


ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA


 

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Stylish Singapore Shopping Spree

The Stylish Singapore Shopping Spree includes a $100 donation per traveler to Make-A-Wish Australia! This fantastic trip includes return airfares to Singapore, 5 nights accommodation, shopping and sightseeing as well as a group styling workshop and much more! For more information or to register your interest, contact Wendy Cochrane at wendycochrane@netspace.net.au or on 0438 401 056.


Upcoming ACT Events

You can also view upcoming Team Wish Challenge Events here.


 The Gatsby Ball hosted by the Canberra branch

Join the Canberra volunteer branch for their Gatsby Ball! This will be a night to remember with both live and silent auctions, raffles, live entertainment and a delicious dinner included.

Date: 2nd July 2016;
Time: 6.30pm-12.30am;
Location: Hellenic Club of Canberra, Matilda Street, Phillip ACT;
Tickets: $135 per person.

For further information please contact Dusanka Simic on 0410 685 793 or via email at dibz3656@tpg.com.au


Upcoming NSW Events


You can also view upcoming Team Wish Challenge Events here.


2016 Hollywood Gala Dinner hosted by the Sydney South Branch

Join the Sydney South volunteer branch for their 2016 Hollywood themed Gala Dinner. This is their 6th annual gala night and will include a 3 course dinner with drinks, silent and live auctions, raffle and Lucky Walk of Fame Stars. This Hollywood, red carpet, glamour themed event will be a fabulous night!

Date: 28th May 2016;
Time: 6.45pm-12.00am;
Location: Club Central Hurstville, 2 Crofts Ave, Hurstville;
Tickets: $75 per person.

For further information please contact Alanna Biordi on 0423 531 314 or via email at  mawsydneysouth@gmail.com


Trivia Night hosted by the Port Macquarie branch

Join the volunteers of Port Macquarie for their Trivia Night! There will be games, raffles, silent auctions and lots of fun! Be sure to bring along your thinking caps of trivia knowledge on the night!

Date: 18th June 2016;
Time: 6.00pm-10.00pm;
Tickets: $25 per person.

For further information please contact Toni Walls on 0434 534 665 or via email at toninw@gmail.com


2016 Hobart Volunteer Branch Annual Ball

Join the Hobart volunteer branch for their 2016 Ball! This annual event is THE event of the year in Hobart! You will enjoy a delicious three course meal, including wine and beer, along with entertainment, silent and live auctions.

Date: 30th July 2016;
Time: 6.45pm-12.30am;
Location: Wrest Point Casino, Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay Tasmania 7052;
Tickets: $170 per person.

For further information please contact Lauren Beechey on 0437 325 400 or via email at lpbeechey@hotmail.com


Upcoming NT Events


 You can view challenge events here


Upcoming QLD Events

You can also view upcoming Challenge Events in your area or read how you can host your own 


Mothers Day High Tea

Join the Sunshine Coast volunteer branch for a fabulous High Tea! There will be a buffet style selection of delicious treats along with a fashion parade and raffles throughout the day.

Date: 10th May 2016;
Time: 11.30am-2.30pm;
Location: The Edge, The Wharf, Parkyn Parade, Moolooaba, QLD 4557;
Tickets: $40 per person.

For further information please contact Colleen Littlejohn on 0437 660 830 or via email at colleenlittlejohn8@gmail.com


Upcoming SA Events

You can also view upcoming Team Wish Challenge Events here.


 


Upcoming TAS Events

You can view upcoming Team Wish Challenge Events here.


Cary Lewincamp CD sales at RACT offices and accommodation sites supporting Make-A-Wish

RACT offices and accommodation sites around Tasmania are selling Cary Lewincamp CDs in support of Make-A-Wish Australia. $2 from the purchase of each CD contributes to making wishes happen!

Find your nearest RACT site here: http://www.rac.com.au/find-a-branch


2016 Hobart Volunteer Branch Annual Ball

Join the Hobart volunteer branch for their 2016 Ball! This annual event is THE event of the year in Hobart! You will enjoy a delicious three course meal, including wine and beer, along with entertainment, silent and live auctions.

Date: 30th July 2016;
Time: 6.45pm-12.30am; Location: Wrest Point Casino, Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay Tasmania 7052;
Tickets: $170 per person.

For further information please contact Lauren Beechey on 0437 325 400 or via email at lpbeechey@hotmail.com


Upcoming VIC Events

 You can view upcoming Team Wish Challenge Events here


Trivia Night hosted by the Melbourne branch

Join the Melbourne volunteer branch for a fun Trivia Night! There will be great prizes, giveaways and mini games. BYO food and drinks to share with your team. This is going to be a great night- laughs guaranteed!

Date: 20th May 2016;
Time: 7.00pm-10.30pm;
Location: Emmaus College, 503 Springvale Road, Vermont South;
Tickets: $20 per person.

For further information please contact Tuyet Hoang on 0412 344 438 or via email at mawmelbevents@gmail.com


Upcoming WA Events

You can also view upcoming Team Wish Challenge Events here.


Mermaid Kat - Hilary's Boat Harbour

Professional mermaid, Mermaid Kat, will be visiting Hillary's Boat Harbour on Saturday 6 February, where you will have the opportunity to get a photo taken in exchange for a donation to Make-A-Wish Australia.

For more information visit:

https://www.facebook.com/MermaidKat or http://underwatermodel.info/


Ladies Pamper Day hosted by the Mandurah Rockingham branch

Join the Mandurah-Rockingham volunteer branch for their annual Ladies Pamper Day. There will be teams of local hairdressers, beauty therapists, masseurs, Reiki practitioners, card readers, healers, spray tanners, nail consultants & many more as part of this great day. There will also be gourmet afternoon tea along with many stall holders selling their wares on the day.

Date: 16th July 2016;
Time: 1.00pm-6.00pm;
Location: Dudley Park Bowling Club, 28 Eden Street, Dudley Park, WA 6210;
Tickets: $50 per person.

For further information please contact Jacky Lamas on 0414 935 246 or via email at jackylamas@yahoo.com.au


2016 Kev Klassic

Join the Mandurah-Rockingham volunteer branch for the 2016 Kev Klassic. This light hearted, adults only corporate golf day, has teams of four available for $650 which is inclusive of green fees, motorised cart hire, breakfast, snacks and drinks on course and a post game buffet luncheon, where players will be entertained by wonderful auctioneer, Robert "Tiny" Holly and Kevin "Bloody" Wilson.

Date: 15 December 2016;
Time: 6.00am-6.00pm;
Location: Secret Harbour Gold Links, Secret Harbour Boulevard, Secret Harbour 6173.

For more information on teams or sponsorship please contact Shelley Budd on 0413 844 551 or on steveandshelleybudd@bigpond.com