Community events

Every year, thousands of passionate people take action to help Peter Mac's work by joining in a public activity organised by our friends and supporters. Whether you run, ride, cook, dance, sing or take part in one of the many other fundraising events and activities held each year to help raise funds, by nominating Peter Mac as your preferred charity, you can play a vital role in our work. The funds you raise will help give some of the brightest minds in cancer research the specialised tools and equipment they need to discover cancer cures.

Why not join in one of the activities below?

Camp 4 Cancer 15 - 17 November 2019

Camp 4 Cancer is a charity formed and run by a group of close friends with its sole purpose to raise funds for cancer research.   The aim of the camp is to bring people together from all walks of life for a weekend of fun and entertainment situated on a stunning private property just 45 minutes from the CBD.

Now in it’s 5th year this two night event has the feel of a weekend festival with live bands, food stalls, camp fires, memorial and candle ceremony, activities to keep the kids entertained plus much more. Find out more.

Kick Cancer in The Butt Masquerade Ball - 6 December 2019

A sit down dinner and masquerade ball will be held at Hawthorn Town Hall. The event aims to raise funds for Peter Mac to help support new research opportunities and provide researchers access to the specialised resources needed to discover cancer cures. Find out more.

Steve Kerr Memorial Cup - February 2020

In 2014 the Standard Hotel Pub Cricket team (a.k.a. The Subbies) lost their friend and former player Steve Kerr to cancer. Since then the team have played a special Cricket Match each year in February in Steve’s honour - The Steve Kerr Memorial Cup. To find out more about the match visit their website.

Run for Joey - 29th February 2020

The inaugural ‘Run for Joey’ is a 250km run to be held over 6 days across Victoria. Damien Bugeja is running in memory of his father who passed away from a rare form of cancer called ‘Pseudomyxoma Peritonei’ in 2017. It kicks off on 29th February in Craigieburn and will end in Yarrawonga on his dad’s birthday, 5th March. Damien has set an ambitious goal - to raise $100k for the Peter Mac! Find out more.

Purchase an Entertainment Book and receive over $20,000 worth of value in dining, arts, attractions, hotel accommodation, travel and more.

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Ritchies Stores have been generously supporting Peter Mac for 24 years and have raised over $400,000 during this time!

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