Be a 

wishmaker

Fundraise at your next event to
help make wishes come true for
kids across Australia with a critical illness

Create a fundraiser

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How to get involved

When you fundraise, you'll make unforgettable wishes come true for kids with critical illnesses in Australia.

Host your own fundraiser

Charity ball, trivia night, golf day, bake sale, dress up day, fitness challenge... if you can dream it, we can help make it amazing.

Join a fundraising event

There are events happening all across Aus in 2023. Sign up for one today! You can take your pick from charity hikes to gala balls and everything in between.

Fundraise at your party

Birthday, Bat Mitzvah, wedding… something else? An easy way to make wishes come true.


Fundraise at work

Birthday, Bat Mitzvah, wedding… something else? An easy way to make wishes come true.


Fundraise at school

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

Wear It Blue To Make Wishes Come True This World Wish Day

29 April

This World Wish Day show your support and Wear It Blue or donate in April.

Sign up as an individual, school, childcare centre, workplace, or with friends and Wear It Blue between 26-29 April to make wishes come true and raise funds for chritically ill kids.

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Fundraising Heroes

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Becoming a kids charity fundraiser

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 more than 901 kids on a Wish Journey, helping them discover that anything is possible.

Be a fundraising hero
and help seriously ill kids get a life-changing wish. Whether you're looking to challenge yourself, do something with mates or get your work colleagues together, we'll support you every step of the way.

Not sure where to start? Get advice and support by calling our expert fundraising team on 1800 032 260 or send us a message.

Ride For Wishes

Help grant life-changing wishes this year.
Sign up to cycle 20KM, 100KM, 200KM or 700KM.
Every dollar you raise will help make wishes come true
for kids with a critical illness.

Need ideas for your fundraiser?

Want to host a fundraiser but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered!

You can host a bake sale, run a market stall, or organise a raffle. The choices are endless!

If you’re looking for a fitness challenge, join Team Wish and conquer your fitness goals while raising money for over 900 critically ill children currently awaiting their wish.

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 more than 800 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.

Why fundraise?

Become a Charity Superstar for Run Melbourne

Each July, Run Melbourne fills the streets with more than 20,000 runners passing many of Melbourne’s famous landmarks (think Flinders Street Station, the MCG, the Shrine and the Yarra River).

Sign up to be a Charity Superstar for the chance to experience one of Australia's biggest and best fun runs whilst helping make wishes come true for sick kids.

As a Charity Superstar you'll get:

  • FREE entry to Run Melbourne
  • A personalised souvenir medal
  • A blue team wish singlet, like the ones pictured
  • Special start wave
  • The chance to know that you'll bring joy and hope to the faces of sick kids across Aus

All you have to do is commit to raising $1,500 before the race on July 16th. If you'd like to apply, please click the button below then click 'Apply to be a champion'.

Get in quick, there are only 15 Charity Superstar spots available!

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