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.
Ideas for your fundraising
Run, walk or climb for PCYC Queensland
Here at PCYC Queensland, we believe in using sport for positive choice. This means that the next time you are out getting active, you are able to raise vital funds for young Queenslanders. You could choose to participate in a fun-run, marathon, long walk or anything in between!
Whether you want to take on an event as an individual or as part of a team, it’s as simple as registering for the event through the event website, selecting PCYC Queensland when prompted to create your fundraising page and then asking your friends and family to sponsor you.
Not sure what event to take on? Check out some events below! This is not an exhaustive list – there are hundreds of events you can participate in as a fundraiser for PCYC Queensland!
PCYC embRACE 21 June
7 Cairns Marathon 20 September
Tough Mudder SEQ 22- 23 August
7 Rocky River Run 24 May
Gold Coast Marathon 4-5 July
7 Sunshine Coast Marathon 14-16 August
Bridge to Brisbane 30 August
Noosa Triathlon 1 November
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
The PCYC Lottery is your chance to support PCYC Queensland’s youth development and crime prevention programs while also going in the draw to win great prizes!
The PCYC Lottery is a charity lottery, and is also referred to as a raffle or art union. The PCYC Lottery raises significant funds to support youth development for PCYC Queensland in partnership with PCYC New South Wales, St Kilda PCYC, Tasmania PCYC, and Canberra PCYC. Funds raised through PCYC Lottery ticket purchases are distributed to your state of residence. You also have the chance to win amazing prizes!
For all information on the PCYC Lottery make sure to head to the PCYC Lottery website.
Purchase a ticket in the PCYC Lottery today for your chance to win!
Play for Purpose Raffle
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!
The current Play for Purpose raffle closes on 28 August 2019 and will be drawn on 29 August 2019.
Purchase a ticket Play For Purpose today for your chance to win!
Containers for Change
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 support PCYC 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 3445 Tingalpa DC QLD 4173.
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.