Fundraising ideas

There are so many ways you can raise money and have an impact - as an individual, family, business or school. Every dollar raised means more wishes can come true for critically ill kids and their families.

Featured fundraising ideas

Christmas Lights

Light up your home for wishes. Your festive lights display can help life-changing wishes come true.

The Make-A-Wish Raffle

With amazing gaming prizes from to be won. You could win big and make wishes come true at the same time.

Fundraise at your celebration

Birthday, wedding or something different... It’s easy to fundraise at your celebration and help wish kids.

Want to talk first?

If you have any questions or just want to bounce some ideas around, call our friendly Fundraising team on 1800 032 260. After hours? No problem. Get in touch online and we’ll call you back!

Got a great fundraising idea?

Charity balls, trivia nights, golf days, bake sales... every dollar raised makes more wishes come true.

Whether you're looking to challenge yourself or do something with mates, share your ideas and we'll be in touch with fundraising tips, tools and support to help reach your goals.

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Fundraise at work

Raising money with your customers and co-workers isn’t only a good way to help – it’s good for business.

Whether you get the team together (in person or virtually!) for a morning tea, or take the challenge outside the office, our Fundraising team has got your back.

Register your workplace fundraiser

Fundraise at school

Kids love helping other kids – and they definitely love wishes – which makes fundraising with Make-A-Wish a great fit for your school.

There’s so many ways kids can get involved and challenge themselves, while learning about helping others. Whatever you choose, we can help.

You can also explore wish stories online and via our YouTube channel.

Your impact

Every year, thousands of Australian children are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness like cystic fibrosis, a heart condition, or cancer.

This year, Make-A-Wish will support 700 kids on a Wish Journey, helping them discover that anything is possible.

Together with your help, we can make even more unforgettable wishes come true.

The difference you'll make

Wish children whose images feature on this page:

Audrey, 6, retinoblastoma - I wish to go to the snow in my own rocket.