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?

Run Melbourne - 28 July 2019 

Run, walk or jog with Team Peter Mac at Run Melbourne and help fund life-saving cancer research. Run Melbourne will take place on 28 July 2019, and this event has something for everyone, whatever your level of fitness and running experience. Choose from a half marathon, 10km or 5km (walk). To join Team Peter Mac, click here.

Stan Walker Tour - August 2019

Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation is proud to be the official beneficiary of fundraising activities associated with Stan Walker's upcoming Australian tour in August. A percentage of proceeds from ticket sales and online streaming will be donated. Find out more about the tour.

Doncaster & District Netball Association BBQ Fundraiser - 24 August 2019

Each club will be wearing colours of a different cancer to recognise and raise awareness of the many different types of cancer. The Doncaster & District Netball Association will be hosting a BBQ, raffle and tin collection.

Laancoorie Gold Bash - 4 - 6 October 2019

Laanecoorie Gold Bash is a family friendly weekend, with events for the young and young at heart. The 3-day event is being held from the 4th - 6th October at the Laanecoorie Lakeside Park in Central Victoria. The event has something for everyone including gold panning, sponsor demonstrations and stalls, prospecting tours, token hunts and much more. The event is in its fourth year and all proceeds go to the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation. Find out more.

Marcia’s Line Dancers - 27 October 2019

Marcia and her line dancers are long-time supporters of Peter Mac and raised over $7,000 in 2018 alone. This amazing group host an annual line dancing event which will be on 27 October this year.

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.

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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