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Fundraise for Us

Fundraising is a fun and rewarding way to make a big difference to the lives of vulnerable children and families we support.

Fun run, trivia night, bake sale, online fundraiser, high tea or art exhibition – there’s no end to the ways you can fundraise for us! Whether you’re fundraising as a school, parish, community group or on your own, your support makes a big difference to the families we work with.

If you’re planning a fundraiser, get in touch with us for ideas and support. Call our Community Engagement Officer, Susan Parajuli, on 1300 218 935 or email support@mackillop.org.au.

Here are just a few of the many ways you can fundraise.

Victoria University’s Garden Party

We’re delighted that Victoria University student Tayla, who spent her teenage years in a MacKillop residential home, is holding a fundraising dinner to benefit our work with children and young people in care.

Working with her peers completing the Diploma of Event Management, Tayla invites you to join them for an intimate 3-course dinner where she will share her personal experiences of growing up in our care and MacKillop leaders will talk about our services today.

When: Wednesday 18 September
Where: VenU at Victoria University, Footscray Nicholson Campus
Ticket sales: We’ll be updating this page with a link to buy tickets as soon as they are available

Gifts in Celebration

If you have everything you need, why not request donations in lieu of gifts at your next birthday celebration? You can create your own fundraising page at www.givenow.com.au/crowdraiser choosing MacKillop Family Services as your cause to benefit or call us on 1300 218 935 for donation forms that can be filled in at your event.

Gifts in Memory

Invite your loved ones to give a donation to MacKillop Family Services in lieu of flowers at a funeral. Call us on 1300 218 935 for envelopes and forms to ensure they receive a tax-deductible receipt.

Organise a fundraiser

We are delighted when schools, businesses, parishes and community groups raise funds to support our children and families.

Call us on 1300 218 935 or email support@mackillop.org.au to share your ideas and find out how we can support you with guest speakers, fundraising materials and more.

Collect Christmas gifts for children in care

Christmas can be a difficult time for children and young people who are unable to live with their families, but a Christmas gift can show them you care. Unwrapped gifts, which allow our staff to choose a gift that truly suits each child, are welcomed.

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