There's lots of ways to dress up, fundraise and make a difference with a Wear What You Wish Spooktacular.
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Dress up challenges
Sponsor yourself, your mates or even your boss to wear a fa-boo-lous costume. It could be for your daily walk, staff meeting (online or in person* if COVID restrictions in your state permit) or even just taking the bins out. Wherever you do it, you'll have fun, spread some cheer and help wishes come true!
Working or learning from home? Why not organise a zoom meeting dressed up in your fairy best! Your fundraising page will help make collecting donations easy - just share the link.
Go the extra mile
Trying to up your exercise right now? Combine it with fancy dress! Running, walking or cycling in a spooktacular get up is guaranteed to get the endorphins pumping! Get your exercise buddies involved for extra fun.
Top five fundraising tips
1. Sign up!
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2. Sponsor yourself
Show others you mean business by adding the first donation on your fundraising page.
3. Personalise your fundraising page
Fundraisers who update their fundraising page with a profile pic and blog post raise more money.
4. Spread the word #WearWhatYouWish
Don’t waste a good outfit! Share your costumes on social media and while you're there, ask your mates to support you, or join in too!
5. Do it with others
Get your crew together for this one – it can be your kids’ school, work mates, friends, family, anyone! Once you’ve got an idea, get your dream team together to have fun while you make a difference.
Please remember to check all COVID-19 requirements and restrictions that apply to your proposed event and ensure your event is run in compliance with all applicable guidelines, restrictions and other requirements.
Share on socials
Share the amazing thing you're doing through social using the downloads below.
It's a great way to raise awareness, ask for support and say thank you to your generous sponsors. Don't forget to tag #WearWhatYouWish @MakeAWishAust - we love to see what you're doing!
Why your fundraising is vital
Wishes are designed to complement medical treatment, working to calm, distract and empower sick kids when they need it most. Every dollar helps create more wishes, which is why your support is so important.
Share the stats below when asking others to support your fundraising.
800+ wish kids
on a Wish Journey - more than ever before
in the number of children needing our support since COVID-19
children are diagnosed with a critical illness each year