Using your talent to raise funds for cancer research

Every one of us has a unique set of talents, and our mission at the ACRF is to support Australia’s top cancer researchers to do what they do best.

It’s not easy to find the motivation to explore your strengths and creativity, but raising funds to help the experts find new treatments and cures for cancer might be just the inspiration you need! To help get your started, see what some of our supporters are doing.

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May Carrick is a police officer by day and a musician who records his albums by night, dedicating all proceeds to cancer research in honour of his father whom he lost to cancer two years ago. May first began writing music to help him cope. Check out his latest album here.

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Mikaela Designs is an amazingly talented sketch artist who recently showcased her work in honour of her late friend Casey. Her artwork was auctioned off to the highest bidder at an exhibition that she organised for cancer research.

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Kirin Matthews is the founder of Jewellery for a Cause – a jewellery company with a passion for supporting charitable organisations and important causes. She donates 20% of each piece to charities such as the ACRF. View one of her latest creations here.

If you’re still not sure what type of charity fundraising you want to do, you can visit our A-Z fundraising page for more fun ideas on how you can make the most of your own unique talents.

Great fundraising ideas for schools during National Science Week!

National Science Week is just around the corner (August 10-18) and we’ve got some great fundraising ideas for schools looking to help in the fight against cancer!

Australian scientists are among the best and brightest in the world, and we at the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) are proud to support their vital work into new treatments and cures for cancer.

Your school can help us support these scientists by becoming involved in a Schools Against Cancer event! By holding a Schools Against Cancer event this National Science Week, your school community can help fund the next major breakthroughs in cancer science!

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