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Transplant Australia Charity Challenge
A new way for members to fundraise to attend the Australian and World Games: the Transplant Australia Charity Challenge!
The Transplant Australia Charity Challenge program is designed to assist members to raise funds to:
Support those waiting for a transplant
Promote organ and tissue donation through the Transplant Games
Contribute to their costs to attend the Games
How the Charity Challenge Program is making a difference?
- Supporting those in greatest need – those waiting for a transplant;
- Empowering transplant recipients, donor families and living donors to promote organ and tissue donation in their local community;
- Helping to professionalise members’ fundraising efforts in association with the Games; and
- Contributing to the growth of the Transplant Games by helping more members to attend
It’s all about getting inspired, making a difference and giving back!
What Transplant Australia is doing with the funds?
Any additional funds raised above a member’s games costs will go towards our Journey of Hope support program which is providing:
- An online education tool to help patients
- A book of inspirational stories pre and post-transplant (DUE TO LAUNCH SOON!)
- Care packs containing practical support items for patients in hospital
- In-hospital support for services not covered by the health care system
- Financial assistance to cover accommodation costs and travel expenses
How you can get involved
To enrol in the Charity Challenge program simply complete the 2014 Charity Challenge form and send it back to the National Office by fax on (02) 9954 6412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your Authority to Fundraise.
Please remember to read our Community Fundraising Guidelines before filling out the application form
An administration fee of $50 per $1000 raised will be charged.
Once you have received your Authority to Fundraise you can promote your involvement to the local community by:
- Using the Everyday Hero online fundraising program to encourage support from work colleagues, family and friends
- Create a team on Everyday Hero and stage events in your local community such as a sausage sizzle or a trivia night
- Join with a Transplant Australia state committee and participate in a range of fundraising programs
- Apply to your local council or community club for support
How we are supporting you?
Any member wishing to fundraise must be registered and receive an Authority to Fundraise. Once approved, members are able to access:
Transplant Australia and Transplant Games logos
Help with the Everyday Hero fundraising system
Charity Challenge pack including shirt, hat and Authority to Fundraise certificate
Tax deductibility for all donations
Public liability insurance cover for approved events
Advice and templates for approaching local businesses, council and community groups
Useful documents to help you fundraise
A-Z Fundraising Ideas
What you are committing to?
By enroling in the Charity Challenge program members are committing to:
Abiding by Transplant Australia’s fundraising guidelines which observe State fundraising laws
Declaring all funds raised and ensuring that appropriate tax deductibility receipts are provided
Nominating a referee who knows a member’s background and is prepared to vouch for them
Ensuring that all fundraising activities maintain Transplant Australia’s reputation as a leading and professional charitable organisation
Ensuring that all fundraising programs meet our philosophies and are done in a socially responsible manner so that anyone donating knows how their generous contribution will make a difference
- Setting a target which is beyond their individual games costs
FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE Transplant Australia Charity Challenge