Raise funds to prevent child sexual abuse
Support Bravehearts and fight against child sexual abuse by raising much-needed funds this Bravehearts Day, Wednesday 30 August, 2023. Funds raised go directly to educating, empowering and protecting the children of Australia via Bravehearts programs and services. Find out more about how your funds help.
When you register you'll automatically get your own online fundraising page that can be easily shared among your friends, family and colleagues. You can also get a free Bravehearts Day Supporter Pack when you register, which includes resources to help with your fundraising efforts. Please note: Merchandise ordering is now closed.
Show Your Heart on Bravehearts Day
On the actual day - Wednesday 30 August - take a #ShowYourHeart selfie and post it on socials along with a message and our hashtags to help raise awareness of child sexual abuse prevention. On this page will find examples from last year's supporters for inspiration and social media assets and messaging can be found in our Social Media Tools section.
Get inspired by checking out our fundraising ideas below!
Fundraising Ideas for Bravehearts Day
Below are just some event and activity ideas for raising funds for Bravehearts Day, Wednesday 30 August. Don't forget to register and share a photo and message to support the cause across socials. Our campaign hashtags are #ShowYour Heart #BraveheartsDay2023. Further information can be found in the Social Media Tools section.
SHARE YOUR FUNDRAISING PAGEShare across your socials, asking friends and family to donate to the cause. We've put together a useful Bravehearts Day Fundraising Toolkit, which includes a messaging guide and tips on personalising your fundraising page so you can make the most out of your online fundraiser!
HOLD A 'SHOW YOUR HEART' DAYA great one for workplaces, schools and childcares alike - ask everyone to 'Show Your Heart' for Bravehearts Day by wearing a purple heart and making a gold coin donation. Hearts can be on a t-shirt, button or lapel pin, drawn on, on a hair clip, a necklace or even face-painted! The options are endless. Make sure you take some pics and share them to social media. Don't forget to use the Bravehearts Day hashtags!
HOST A MORNING TEA OR LUNCHEONInvite your friends, family or colleagues and ask everyone to bring a plate along with a donation, or have it catered for and charge guests a nominal amount (with profits donated).
FUNDRAISING BBQInvite your friends and family to come along and donate to the cause. Or have a workplace fundraising BBQ.
A SPONSORED RIDE, WALK OR RUNAsk participants on the day to bring along a nominated amount to donate and then all ride together in support of child protection!
GARAGE SALE FOR A CAUSEGather up all that stuff that you don’t need any longer and ask your friends to do the same. On or near Bravehearts Day, have a Garage sale and donate the money you make to the work of Bravehearts.
HOST A PURPLE PARTYAsk your friends for a gold coin donation and ask them to all wear purple! The more purple the outfit, the better!
GIVE UP COFFEE FOR A DAYAsk your friends and family to give up just ONE take-away coffee on Bravehearts Day and donate the $5 you would've spent to the cause!
DYE YOUR HAIR PURPLE!Colour your hair purple with a temporary hair dye and ask your friends and family to sponsor you to do so!
LOLLY JAR GUESSING GAME
A great one for workplaces - charge a gold coin donation per guess. Over a few weeks gather people’s guesses, making a record of each one, then on Bravehearts Day announce the winner (the person whose guess is the closest to the actual number of lollies in the jar wins the whole jar!).
BAKE SALEAnother great one for the workplace! Bake some treats (get workmates to help) and then sell them at your office on Bravehearts Day, with earnings going to help prevent child sexual abuse.
SILENT AUCTIONOrganise a silent auction with prizes donated by local businesses.
CRAZY TIE, SOCKS OR HAIR DAYCharge your colleagues a couple bucks to come in wearing their loudest tie, socks or craziest hairdo.
DONATE A HOUR'S PAYAsk your friends and family to donate just one hour of their pay to your fundraiser (don’t forget to pledge an hour of pay yourself!).
AMAZING RACEOrganise an Amazing Race style challenge and charge participants to enter a team.
Fundraising Tips & Tools
Everything you need to raise funds for the prevention of child sexual abuse.
Social Media Tools
Everything you need to spread the word about Bravehearts Day & protecting kids!
How Your Funds Help
Learn how your donated dollars help to protect children.
About Child Sexual Abuse
What is child sexual abuse and how can we prevent it?