Our recent events
Congratulations to our fundraising supporters
Throughout the year, our supporters have shown great passion by taking action and hosting fundraising activities to help support Peter Mac’s life-saving work. Every fundraising activity, both large and small, is an important contribution to the fight against cancer. We congratulate all our fundraising supporters.
Kids by the Bay Children's Centre & Kindergarten Fundraiser
Kids by the Bay Children's Centre & Kindergarten held a fundraising evening on Saturday October 26th. The event was in memory of Connie Fitzgerald and all proceeds were donated to Peter Mac. It was an amazing success with great food, drinks, music, laughter and it raised over $15,000. You can see more about the event on their Facebook page.
Marcia’s Line Dancers
Marcia and her line dancers are long-time supporters of Peter Mac. This amazing group hosted their annual line dancing event on 27 October and raised over $10,000. Congratulations to Marcia and her crew of supporters, we truly appreciate your commitment to Peter Mac. For more information you can visit their Facebook page.
Laanecoorie Gold Bash
The Laanecoorie Gold Bash crew once again put on their family friendly annual event in October. Visitors were treated to a day of gold prospecting and a variety of market stalls. The event is hosted by a group of gold prospectors and Peter Mac supporters. In 2019 they raised over $51,000 and we are so grateful to them for all their hard work. Visit their Facebook page for more details.
Stan Walker Tour
Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation was proud to be the official beneficiary of fundraising activities associated with Stan Walker's Australian tour in August. A percentage of proceeds from ticket sales and online streaming were donated to Peter Mac.
Doncaster & District Netball Association BBQ Fundraiser
Each club wore colours of a different cancer to recognise and raise awareness of the many different types of cancer. The Doncaster & District Netball Association will hosted a BBQ, raffle and tin collection to raise funds for Peter Mac.
The Irish Run the World Global 5km
The Irish Run the World Global 5km in conjunction with Emer Casey held a run at Studley Park, Kew in September 2019. This was the 11th consecutive year the Emer Casey Foundation has raised funds for Ovarian Cancer research at the Peter Mac. You can find out further information about the Emer Casey Foundation here.
Bendi-Con is Regional Victoria's Premier Pop Culture event and was held in September 2019. Held annually, Bendi-Con hosts the Bendigo Cosplay Contest, fan groups, artists alley, game zone, an amazing market, special guests, panels, and much more!
Bendi-Con donated 100% of entry fees for the Cosplay Contest to Peter Mac. For more information you can visit their Facebook page.
Goodwill Dance Festival
The Goodwill Dance Festival held their annual dance competitions to raise money for Peter Mac in June 2019. This year they raised an amazing $21,000, making it $102,000 they have raised in four years! Check out their Facebook page for photos and all the details.
Grampians Grease Monkeys present Len Clark’s Two Lane Cruise
Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation was the proud beneficiary of the Len Clark Two Lane Charity Cruise held on 16 March 2019 from Ararat to St Anne's Winery Myrniong. You can see more about the cruise on their Facebook event page.
EastLink Great Australian Rally
The 2019 Great Australian Rally, Victoria’s largest veteran, vintage and classic car rally, was held at Cruden Farm, Langwarrin on 20 January 2019. For information on the rally, visit their website.