Thank you everyone for the amazing support you showed for CAN GIVE DAY 2022. It was a successful giving day, thanks to you!

ONE BIG DAY TO GIVE BACK...

Friday 21 October 2022 -
help change lives!

Raised so far

$341,277

Our goal

$300,000

A 24 hour fundraising sprint to support exceptional patient care...

WHAT IS CAN GIVE DAY ALL ABOUT?

A day of giving... to give back to our community! CAN GIVE DAY contributes to our healthcare services in a way that makes such a huge difference to our patients. It's also a great way to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of Canberra Health Services teams.

It's a 24-hour fundraising sprint to support the delivery of exceptional patient care for people in our community, which includes the surrounding region. You can get involved!

  • You can make a donation online
  • You can sign up & fundraise for us
  • You can support the Big Wig Challenge
  • You can buy tickets to the Hospital Road Street Party
Funds raised go to support clinical trials and medical research in Canberra, therapeutic and supportive programs, transformations of away-from-bed areas, and the purchase of speciality medical equipment, which enhances the patient experience throughout the year.

Maitry Jani

14d ago
$100

Anonymous

15d ago
$11

Jodie Bowden

On behalf of Stephen Bowden

17d ago
$106

Yvonne White

24d ago
$200

Anonymous

25d ago
$32

Anette Barbette

26d ago
$50

Margeret Foodey

28d ago
$100

Kelly Lawler

30d ago
$32

Belinda Wallis

31d ago
$106

Anonymous

33d ago
$53

IntraSpace Pty Ltd

33d ago
$53

Logan Sambandam

33d ago
$50

"Seeing the community come together to 'fill the bucket' for a years worth of staff-led projects was heartwarming!"

GET INVOLVED

We have something for everyone at this years CAN GIVE DAY...

FUNDRAISE FOR US

We need you! You can sign up for an Account and create a Fundraising Page. If you would like to join or create a Team, or host an event or activity to fundraise, you can sign up to do that too.

You can share the details on your social media or email to family, friends, colleagues etc to get them to throw a few dollars into your CAN GIVE DAY bucket.

BIG WIG CHALLENGE

This year we are going big! We have a line up of local Big Wigs who are ready to take on the Big Wig Challenge during CAN GIVE DAY 2022.

Find out more about our Big Wigs and how you can sign up to fundraise as part of your Big Wig's team, or find a Big Wig to support and make your donation.

STREET PARTY

Get ready to party! We are holding a Street Party on Hospital Road to celebrate CAN GIVE DAY 2022 on Friday 21st October.

There will be food trucks, stalls, entertainment and more. More details will be available soon.

"Getting involved in CAN GIVE DAY means you can give patients and their families comfort, understanding and hope through their time in hospital or during treatment, and acknowledges the hard work and dedication of Canberra’s healthcare teams."

SUPPORT OUR FUNDRAISERS

WANT TO DONATE TO A FUNDRAISING FRIEND OR TEAM?

Please help us get the word out!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You've got questions, we've got answers...

Can I use my Account from last year?

Yes, if you created an Account for a previous event with us, you can use the same login details.

When you go to the Sign Up page, look for the tab 'Already have an Account with us?' and use your email address and password that you used to create the Account.

What if I can't remember my password from last year?

You can reset your password. When you go to the Sign Up page and click on the tab 'Already have an Account with us?' you will see a link for 'Forgotten your password?' (it's under the Login button).

Follow the prompts to reset your password.

I'm having trouble signing up for an Account or creating a Fundraising Page, how can I get help?

Please call (02) 5124 3542 Monday to Friday, 09:30am to 4:30pm or email hello@chfoundation.org.au Or you could submit your query using the Contact Form (it's just below these FAQ). 


Thank you for sticking with it! We will get you the help you need to sign up for an Account, and create a Fundraising Page.

I need to change or update my Account and Fundraising Page/ Team Fundraising Page, where can I do that?

After you have created an Account, or have returned to your Account and signed in, you will see three options:

My Page

  • You can Upload a Profile Image, Add a Blog Post or Sponsor Yourself, and check on your progress
  • You can Get Support for your fundraising, by sharing to social media, getting the link to share, or via email from here
  • You can check on Donations made to your Fundraising page
  • Look for Edit My Page to edit your Fundraising page link, fundraising target and Update Your Blog or Gallery
  • Be sure to click Save Changes at the bottom

My Team

  • You can Invite others to join your Team using a link, via social media or email
  • You can Get Support for your Team fundraising, by sharing to social media, getting the link to share, or via email from here
  • You can check your Team Donations
  • You can Edit Team Page, including the Fundraising target, Team Name, change settings and passcode, update your Team Blog or Team Gallery
  • You can manage your Team Members and invite others to join
  • Be sure to click Save Changes at the bottom

My Account

  • You can Update Account including your Personal Details, reset Password and check Your History
  • Be sure to click Save Changes

Please contact us if you need to

  • Be added to a Team after you've already signed up (you can also ask the Team Captian to send you a link to join)
  • Change or leave your Team
  • Remove a Team Member
  • Moderate a Donation or Message
What will the funds raised go towards?

Funds raised go to support research, therapeutic programs, transformations of away-from-bed areas, and the purchase of speciality medical equipment, which enhances the patient experience throughout the year.

Is Canberra Hospital Foundation a Registered Charity with DGR status?

Yes! Canberra Hospital Foundation is an ACNC registered charity. Canberra Hospital Foundation is recognised as a Health Promotion Charity and endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) by the Australian Tax Office. All donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible.

Can I host an event or activity as part of my CAN GIVE DAY fundraising?

Yes, you can. We have some fundraising guidelines and expectations to ensure everyone benefits from your wonderful offer.

When you sign up and create an Account, there are Terms and Conditions you must agree to in order to proceed. These T&C's outline the Fundraising guidelines and expectations. 

You can amend or update your Fundraising Page or Team Fundraising Page to include details of your event or activity. 

Where can I find resources and assets to support my fundraising, activity or event for CAN GIVE DAY?

COMING SOON

In your Fundraising Page you will see a menu options for Resources & Assets.

Please contact us if you cannot find what you are looking for, or need other assistance. Call (02) 5124 3542 Monday to Friday, 09:30am to 4:30pm or email hello@chfoundation.org.au Or you could submit your query using the Contact Form (it's just below these FAQ). 

CONTACT US

Have a question not covered in the FAQ section above? Want to get in contact with our Team for another reason?

Call (02) 5124 3542 Monday to Friday, 09:30am to 4:30pm or email hello@chfoundation.org.au or submit the Contact Form.

One of our team members will get back to you as soon as possible within business hours.

We will never misuse your personal information. Learn about how we look after your data in our Privacy Policy.

Please help us get the word out!

"The Canberra Hospital Foundation is the only organisation that exists to raise funds for the health and support services delivered in all public hospitals and health centres in Canberra, including the Canberra Hospital, Centenary Hospital for Women, Youth & Children, Calvary Public Hospital, Canberra Region Cancer Centre, and the University of Canberra Hospital and the community and walk in centres across Canberra."

YOUR IMPACT FROM PREVIOUS CAN GIVE DAYS

Your efforts in fundraising, sharing and supporting CAN GIVE DAY really do make a difference! Here is just a sample of the positive impact...

Mental Health Ward Group Courtyard, which provides

  • a therapeutic space and activity for consumers with acute mental health issues who are currently hospitalised
  • a space that promotes a healthy lifestyle to improve outcomes for the marginalised and vulnerable sector in our community
  • A safe, secure outside space for use when in emotional crisis

Bio-Rad ChemiDoc MP Western Blot Imaging System, which provides

  • a ‘personalised’ diagnosis to people diagnosed with immune diseases
  • support for medical research conducted by the Canberra based Translational Immunology Labroratory
  • help for Canberrans, living with immune-related diseases without the need to travel interstate

Therapeutic tools and toys for paediatric outpatient clinics, which helps to

  • build a safe therapeutic relationship and to enable children to communicate with the therapy team.
  • facilitate the engagement of children in play-based assessment and intervention by medical teams

Artwork in the Foetal Medicine Unit, which helps to

  • reduced stress and anxiety, distraction from pain and increased pain tolerance
  • mood adjustments, positive mental health outcomes and increased social engagement
  • improved staff to patient relations

Please help us get the word out!

COME TO OUR STREET PARTY

DATE

Friday 21st October 2022

TIMES

4:00pm to 7:30pm

LOCATION

Hospital Road, Garran - free parking available in the Canberra Hospital multistory carpark

TICKETS

There are limited tickets available, buy yours today!

CAN GIVE DAY 2021

Thank you for supporting CAN GIVE DAY 2021. On Friday 29th October, $303,000 was raised by the Canberra community to thank our tireless and dedicated healthcare heroes, and bring hope, comfort and understanding to patients.

CAN GIVE DAY 2021 reached and exceeded its target! Be proud Canberra region. Together we have made a difference to the health and wellbeing of our community!

Huge thanks to everyone who shared, engaged and supported our giving day last year!

With heartfelt gratitude we want to acknowledge the amazing contributions from
  • Our healthcare heroes
  • Our teams who got involved with activities
  • Our community & generous donors
  • Our changemakers & matched giving donors
  • Our event sponsors & media partners
  • Our Live contestants & judges
  • Our LEGO contestants
  • Our team behind the scenes
  • Our ambassadors

READ OUR CAN GIVE DAY STORIES

Please help us get the word out!

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