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.

DeLia’s Jewellery Designs for cancer research

Corporate giving and cancer fundraisingAt the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) we love having supporters doing things they love to support cancer research. That’s exactly what Deloraine Anderson is doing through her company DeLia’s Jewellery Designs. A percentage of her profits from exhibitions, as well as raffles at her sales are being contributed to the ACRF.

Deloraine’s choice do corporate giving to support ACRF came from the number of people she knows in both her immediate family and local area whose lives have been impacted, and in some cases lost, to cancer.

For Christmas, a collection of awareness bracelets were created in the various colours that have come to represent various types of cancer. And recently for Mother’s Day a special raffle was conducted of particularly unique pieces perfect for mums. Continue reading “DeLia’s Jewellery Designs for cancer research”