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Time to get the women in your life together? Setup a Pink Ribbon Fundraiser today.

Looking for fundraising ideas? Like Auctions, Carols, Christmas in July, Coffee & Tea, Gold Coins, Fetes, Gift Hampers, Greeting Cards, Guess How Many, Mobile Cafes, Cookie Fundraisers, Showbags, Silent Auctions, Soft Toys, Trivia Nights and Wine.

Make sure the women you love are in the know.

There are many things you can do to help fight breast cancer.

Find inspiration and help raise vital funds for Cancer Council.

About Pink Ribbon Fundraiser

The Pink Ribbon Fundraiser is a forum of ideas to help raises funds and awareness for Cancer Council.

We aim to support Pink Ribbon Fundraiser ideas for those affected by breast (and gynaecological) cancers.

Please add your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser to our database of local events.

Cancer Council provides information on cancer through prevention programs, support services and world-class research.

Cancer Council is a community funded, community focused cancer charity dedicated to the defeat of cancer.

Please support their vital work by organising a Pink Ribbon Fundraiser.

Cancer Council is the only Australian cancer charity in Australia that helps those affected by breast cancer throughout their entire breast cancer journey.

They provide cancer support through the development of prevention strategies, research into new treatments and cures.

By providing vital clinical and emotional support to those affected by cancer.

They work towards realising a vision of a society where lives are not cut short by or their quality diminished by cancer.

You can help this vision by help to raise funds for Cancer Council.

Cancer Council provide the broadest reach of any cancer organisation.

They are a trusted cancer charity for more than 50 years.

We provide information on how you can help with fundraising ideas like Auctions, Carols, Christmas in July, Coffee & Tea, Gold Coins, Fetes, Gift Hampers, Greeting Cards, Guess How Many, Mobile Cafes, Cookie Fundraisers, Showbags, Silent Auctions, Soft Toys, Trivia Nights and Wine.

How can I get involved?

If you can't host your own fundraiser, there are other ways you can support Cancer Council and encourage people to donate.

Why not encourage your friends and colleagues to host a Pink Ribbon Fundraiser, and you and your friends can attend as a guest.

Why not make a donation online?

You could sell the Pink Ribbon merchandise to your friends and colleagues.

How do I collect donations from guests?

It's up to you how you collect donations at your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser.

When you collect donations at your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser you can be as creative as you like.

Fundraising ideas?

Think about some of these ideas!

Why not create an online fundraising page? When you register and collect donations before the event use your donation box.

Just having it in the room can prompt people to give.

Cost everything out and stick to your budget, so you don't spend more than you raise!

Why not hold a competition and have people make a donation to enter?

You could encourage everyone to bring a food dish and award prizes.

You could run a guessing game.

You could run raffles and auctions.

By selling raffle tickets it is often easier than asking for a donation.

You could charge an entry fee for your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser.

Most visitors will be expecting to part with some cash when coming to a fundraiser. Help them out by charging an entry fee!

You can activate your personal fundraising page. Once you page is set up, you'll be able to email everyone you know to ask for donations.

Can I get more promotional material?

You can download material and print out whatever you need.

When is a donation tax deductible?

Any donation over $2 is tax deductible.

Can I donate anonymously?

Yes. When donating to someone's Pink Ribbon Fundraiser online, don't tick the option that permits your name to be displayed.

Your donation will still be shown on that person's fundraising page, but you'll be listed as 'Anonymous'.

When should I hold my Pink Ribbon Fundraiser?

You can hold your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser at any time that suits you and your guests.

When you register, they will ask you to tell them the date of your event.

Do your sums, set yourself a fundraising target and track your progress.

You can change your mind and update that as many times as you like.

Do you have to register as a Pink Ribbon Fundraiser host?

By registering as a fundraiser, you'll be legally authorised to fundraise for Cancer Council.

Fundraise for Pink Ribbon

It's time to get your friends and colleagues to help Cancer Council fight breast cancer!

Whether it's big or small, you'll be helping Cancer Council help the 12,500 Australians diagnosed with breast cancer each year with support services and world-class research.

You'll also help them fund important prevention programs too.

Did you know that 1 in 9 women will be facing breast cancer sometime in their lives? This is an unacceptably high number.

Create your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser and help Cancer Council fight breast cancer.

Don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues what their money will mean to people with breast cancer, now and in the future.

Bank Your Funds

So you've held your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser!

By making people think about breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer and uterine cancer, you've raised valuable awareness and raised much-needed funds to help all those affected by these terrible diseases.

Banking your funds online is easy, even if you didn't use their online fundraising page.

The online banking of your funds quickest and most cost-effective way to send the money you've raised.

Contact Cancer Council for more information.

Online fundraisers

To bank your funds, simply log in and add to your fundraising total.

Don't want to bank online? Call the Cancer Council to find out how you can bank your funds offline.

Create A Fundraiser

Interested in starting a Pink Ribbon Fundraiser?

Why not get involved and create your account and do it all online?

We provide dozens of ideas that can get you organise a Pink Ribbon Fundraiser.

If you have a personal reason for getting involved in the fight against breast cancer, let people know - it will encourage them to take part in your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser and give it their full support.

Why not get some inspiration and ideas on hosting a fundraiser.

If people make donations through your online page, they'll receive their tax receipt straight away.

Downloadable resources

Download your Pink Ribbon materials.

Are you planning to host your own Pink Ribbon Fundraiser? You'll be able to download everything you need.

Download the free host booklet, invitations, post cards, campaign posters etc...

Media materials

These materials will help you promote your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser in your local area.

If you need some help or have any questions please contact your local Cancer Council office.

Pink Ribbon Fundraiser Ideas

Not sure what to do?

There are lots of ways you can hold a Pink Ribbon Fundraiser and get everyone you know involved.

Here are some popular ideas, all of which can be held whenever suits you and your guests.

Are there any tax benefits?

Any donation over $2 is tax deductible.

How to raise funds?

Charge an entry fee, or charge for the food.

Show people what their support will mean - let people know how their donations will make a difference.

Hold raffles, auctions or games, with prizes donated by local businesses or people you know.

Be realistic, and choose a project that suits your lifestyle.

You could also ask your company to match the amount you raise dollar for dollar.

Pink Ribbon Morning Tea

Encourage the chefs in your life to get baking! Then simply set up a table for everyone's treats.

Make it fun - choose something you and your guests will enjoy.

You could even hold a bake off for your colleagues, neighbours, schoolmates and friends and family.

At your work, home, local village or school hall, or local club.

Ask your local businesses for donations of tea, coffee and baking products to keep costs low or ask your work to put on the morning tea.

Ask for matched gifts Ask your employer if they'll match the amount you raise dollar for dollar or make a donation.

Promote your event on your online fundraising page, through emails, word of mouth, flyers, a Facebook event page, invitations and posters.

You could raise funds by charging an entry fee or sell the baked treats.

You could also ask your company to match the amount you raise dollar for dollar.

Girls Night In

Invite all your girlfriends around for a night in.

Holding some games at your fundraiser is a great way to get everyone involved.

You could also hold a raffle or auction.

You could have a DVD night in, a Friday night party, a dinner party or just a good old catch up!

Ask the women and girls you love.

Keep costs low by asking everyone to bring a small plate to share and some drinks.

Ask everyone to make a donation. You can all donate the funds you would have spent on a night out to help fight women's cancers.

Host a pink fashion show

Simply ask everyone at work to wear pink for the day.

You can also approach local businesses for prizes and/or donations.

Ask your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues.

Ask your office, home, school or uni.

Ask everyone at your fundraiser to make a donation to help fight breast cancer.

Hold a pink breakfast

You could ask a guest speaker or breast cancer survivor to speak to promote awareness and encourage donations at your Pink Ribbon Fundraiser breakfast.

Make the most of your networks: social/sports clubs, business contacts, community connections, friends, family, and more.

Get your colleagues, neighbours, schoolmates, friends and family involved.

Spread the word - tell your friends, family and colleagues what you're doing.

You can also put the word out on Facebook.

Have the event at your work, home, school, village hall, or local club.

Talk to local businesses for donations of food, tea and coffee to keep costs low or get everyone to bring a plate to share.

You could charge an entry fee, or for breakfast itself.

It's a great benefit for them to extend to your colleagues, neighbours, schoolmates, friends and family - and it's tax deductible!

Why not hold raffles, auctions or games, with prizes donated by local businesses or people you know.

You could also ask your company to match the amount you raise dollar for dollar.

Pink Luncheon or BBQ

Host a Pink Ribbon-themed luncheon or BBQ.

People will be expecting (even eager) to support you - a ticket price will help you break the ice when it comes to setting a donation amount.

Don't be shy! Charge an entry fee to your event.

Start fundraising early and ask everyone you know.

Ask your colleagues, neighbours, schoolmates, friends and family.

Hold it at your work, home, school, village hall, or local club.

For media advice, speak to your local Cancer Council regional office.

Keep it simple - the most straightforward fundraising projects often gain the most support.

Why not ask local businesses for donations of food, tea and coffee to keep costs low or get everyone to bring a plate to share.

Thank everyone! Last but definitely not least, tell everyone how grateful you are for their support.

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