Fundraise for us

Thank you for your interest in fundraising for PCYC Queensland and choosing to support young Queenslanders. Whether you’re raising funds by yourself or as a group of friends or colleagues, your support will help young people reach their potential and make positive life choices.

Your support makes the difference!

In order to fundraise for PCYC Queensland or any of our clubs and the communities in which we serve, simply contact the Fundraising Team at [email protected]. Businesses, organisations and individuals wanting to fundraise on behalf of PCYC Queensland or one of its clubs require an ‘Authority to Fundraise’ letter from PCYC Queensland. You must not commence fundraising without receiving this approval. Please allow 3 to 5 business days to receive confirmation.

Challenge yourself

Run, walk, cycle or swim to raise vital funds to support our youth development and crime prevention programs, helping to build safer & healthier communities throughout the state.

It’s simple…

  • Register for your chosen challenge event – below are some of our favourites
  • Choose PCYC Queensland (sometimes called QLD Police Citizens Youth Welfare Association) as your charity & collect donations via your online fundraising page
  • Our in-house fitness and fundraising experts will help you train hard and smash your fundraising goal.
  • Share your fundraising page & challenge story with friends and family, collect donations and help young people around Queensland. Every dollar counts!
  • Take on your challenge, try your best & be proud knowing you have helped to change the stories of disadvantaged and at-risk young Queenslanders.

The perks

  • Raise $500 or more and we will refund your registration fee (T&Cs apply)
  • Dedicated support & access to our fitness & fundraising experts so you can put your best foot forward

Choose your challenge

Brisbane to GC Cycle – 17th October

Noosa Tri – 27th October

Bridge to BrisbaneSaturday 15 October 

Urban Rogue – 3rd December

Other ways to fundraise

Sport for positive change

Organise a sporting event or game day to raise money in your local community. Participants can raise money by collecting sponsorship for their participation in the event!

Why not simply ask for a gold coin donation at one of your existing events?

Celebrate with PCYC Queensland

If you have all that you need, consider collecting donations in lieu of gifts for your next celebration.

Donations in lieu of a gift can be applied to almost any event or celebration – birthdays, christenings, graduations, anniversaries, weddings – and is simple to arrange. No matter the occasion, your fundraising will make a real difference to young people in Queensland by providing them with access to life-changing opportunities.

Create your own ‘In Celebration’ fundraising page and include it with your invitations to your special event or occasion. You might like to insert the following phrase along with it!

‘We/I have all that we/I need in life, so in place of gifts, we/I would appreciate your contribution to PCYC Queensland,
to help build safer and healthier communities through youth development.’

If you have any questions about setting up your ‘In Celebration’ fundraising page, please contact the fundraising team on (07) 3909 9573 or email [email protected].

Donating in place of wedding favours or bomboniere

Congratulations on your special day!

If you would prefer to give a donation to PCYC Queensland in place of traditional bomboniere or thank you favours, we can provide you with thank you cards to acknowledge that you have given a donation on your guests’ behalf in place of a gift.

These cards can be as detailed or as short and sweet as you would like. Just contact us well in advance of your wedding date so we can have them prepared for you.

Host an event

Get your friends, family and co-workers together and host an event to raise money.

It could be a Trivia night, Bingo night or a High Tea. Raise funds through the ticket price and activities, such as a raffle or auction on the night.

Sizzle some sausages

Talk to local businesses about setting up a BBQ or sausage sizzle at their shop front and raise funds through the sale of sausages and drinks.

Raising funds online

An easy way to raise funds through your local network is with an online fundraising page. Creating your own fundraising page is free, simple and quick.

Contact the PCYC Queensland fundraising team on (07) 3909 9573 or send an email to the Fundraising team at [email protected] to get set up.

Simply pick PCYC Queensland!

Choose PCYC Queensland as the charity of choice for your organisation’s annual conference or gala. If you are participating in any major running or sporting events, consider picking PCYC Queensland as the charity of choice.

Buy a lottery ticket

Play for Purpose Raffle

Play For Purpose allows you to support PCYC Queensland’s youth development and crime prevention programs, all while going in
the draw to win $500,000 worth of amazing prizes!

Play For Purpose is an online charity raffle that raises funds for charity partners, like
PCYC Queensland. For every ticket sold, 50% of the funds raised go directly to
PCYC Queensland. Tickets are only $10 each, which means a minimum of $5 of
every ticket sold will help support our youth development and community
engagement programs.

There are thousands of prizes on offer in every draw, with gold bullion, cars,
holidays packages, and so much more up for grabs. With a 1 in 34 chance of winning
a prize while supporting PCYC Queensland, Play for Purpose is the ultimate win-win raffle!

Purchase a ticket Play For Purpose today for your chance to win!

Containers for Change

To help us all improve our recycling efforts and keep our beautiful environment litter-free, the Queensland’s Container Refund Scheme, Containers for Change offers a 10 cent refund for each eligible container returned to a refund point.

Excitingly, Containers for Change have provided the opportunity for schools, community groups and charities to benefit and as a registered charity, you can now supportPCYC Queensland through the scheme.

When you return your containers to an over-the-counter depot, drop-off, RVM or mobile or pop-up site, simply use our unique scheme ID: C10005867 to donate your refund to PCYC Queensland.


Donate in memoriam

Donate in memoriam

Donating to PCYC Queensland in memory of a family member or friend that has passed away is a meaningful way to honour them and have their legacy live on.

You can make an In Memoriam donation in several ways:

Next of kin, family and friends can request donations in memory of their loved one at a funeral service.

Requesting donations in lieu of flowers at the funeral service of your loved one allows family, friends and guests to give a meaningful gift to PCYC Queensland. Below is some suggested wording to include in the funeral notice, letting your guests know of your wishes.

“In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of (Name) can be made to PCYC Queensland, PO Box 985 Slacks Creek QLD 4127.
Please include your name and postal address so that PCYC Queensland can send you a receipt.”

Create an online memorial or tribute page to share memories about their loved one.

Create an ‘In Memoriam’ fundraising page, to facilitate donations from friends and family in memory of your loved one. Using this page, friends and family can leave messages of support whilst donating.



Need More Information?

Please see our Community Fundraising Guide for more detail about the guidelines in place for community fundraising activities.

This guide will help you throughout your fundraising journey and includes important legal and financial information. Please ensure you read this thoroughly and understand your responsibilities as a fundraiser for PCYC Queensland.

If you have any questions or need any clarification, the PCYC Queensland Fundraising team is here to help. Please contact us on (07) 3909 9573 or send an email to [email protected] and we will get back to you as soon as possible.