Fundraising Opportunity

Get Dad a gift he’ll love this Father’s Day!

Stuck for what to get your dad this Father’s Day? If you’re looking for a last-minute gift that will make his day, look no further than an Entertainment Membership!

An Entertainment Membership has everything you need to get Father’s Day wrapped up, with so many great offers on dining, movies, travel and other activities that your dad will love.

Whichever type of membership you choose, your dad will be able to explore thousands of up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers near him. These offers are instantly available, valid year-round and easy to share with the rest of the family!

With Entertainment Memberships now 100% digital, you don’t need to rely on the mail for your gift to arrive in time for Father’s Day – perfect for those who tend to leave their gift-buying to the very last minute!

By purchasing an Entertainment Membership for your dad, not only will you be giving him the wonderful gift of savings, but you will also be helping to fund childhood cancer research, with 20% of each membership sold going towards the Foundation.

Right now, you can help us raise additional funds on top of this! The Foundation will receive an EXTRA $10 for every Single City Membership and $20 for every Multi City Membership sold until September 19.

So get Dad the gift that keeps on giving and buy an Entertainment Membership today!

Jon Wannberg makes his birthday count

For his birthday this year, long-time supporter of CLCRF, Jon Wannberg, is once again asking his family and friends for one of the most meaningful gifts of all – a donation towards childhood cancer research.

Jon has set up his own birthday fundraiser on Facebook, allowing people to conveniently and securely make a donation through the social media platform.

“I’ve chosen this cause in memory of my son, Ricky,” said Jon. “And I hope you’ll consider this as a way to celebrate his memory with me.”

Jon sadly lost Ricky to a brain tumour in 1996 when he was just 5 years old. Since then, he has actively raised funds and awareness for childhood cancer research. He and two other families formed the “3 Boys Legacy” (3BL) research foundation in 1998, in memory of Ricky and 2 of Ricky’s friends who lost their battle with the same type of cancer.

3BL’s past fundraising efforts have included art exhibitions and fun runs. Jon also came up with the Februhairy Fun Razor, where he asked men to grow a beard throughout February and shave it off at the end of the month to raise money.

For his birthday fundraiser this year, Jon’s goal was to reach a total of $300. In just 6 days, his friends and family have helped him smash that goal, raising $475 and counting!

“Every little bit will help towards preventing other children having to endure what Ricky did or at least improve the likelihood of survival and quality of life,” said Jon.

We are so appreciative for Jon’s generosity and ongoing support. This is the second year that he has decided to create a fundraiser for his birthday. If you would like to help Jon celebrate his birthday while helping to make a difference, you can donate to his birthday fundraiser today!

Have a birthday coming up? Consider creating your own fundraiser on Facebook! Facebook not only offers an easily accessible and uncomplicated way to fundraise, but you can also rest assured knowing all donations are safe and secure. There are also no fees involved, meaning 100% of the funds are distributed to the charity you have selected.

All you need to do is click the “create” button on the top of your Facebook page, then select the “Fundraiser” option. When asked what charity you want to donate to, simply search for “Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation” and you will see our acc

Young boy shaves head to support friend battling Leukaemia

A young boy has made a selfless gesture to support his friend who has been diagnosed with a rare form of Leukaemia. After his friend began to lose his hair through chemotherapy, the last thing Luke wanted was for him to feel embarrassed about it.

The compassionate 11-year-old therefore decided to join his friend and shave his head too. His dad Michael asked him if he wanted a ‘number 5’ shave first, in case he didn’t like it. Luke’s response was, “it’s not about me and my appearance Dad. I need to do this for my friend.”

“Luke’s friend would often join in class chats via Zoom” said Michael. “Every time he saw Luke on the screen, he began to smile as Luke stood out amongst his peers.”

Luke took his act of kindness even further by asking his family and friends to help him raise money for CLCRF and Perth Children’s Hospital so that he could help other sick children. He was able to raise an incredible total of $512 and donated $256 to the Foundation.

We would like to thank Luke for his generous donation and for showing his support for all children battling the gruelling disease. You can show your support by making a donation towards childhood cancer research today!

Brighten up mum’s day with an Entertainment Membership!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Have you got your mum a gift yet? An Entertainment Membership is the perfect way to brighten up mum’s day, offering so many great savings on restaurants, cafes, entertainment, travel, and shopping.

If you’re worried that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the amount of great savings available – think again! Entertainment is continuing to add to the growing list of businesses offering takeaway and delivery for food, shopping, and services. So, mum can treat herself at home while supporting the local community!

Alternatively, your mum will also have the choice to make the most of the savings at a later date, having 6 months to activate the Membership.

If you purchase an Entertainment Membership before Mother’s Day on May 10, you will also receive a bonus Big W eGift Card! That’s a $10 eGift card for a Single City Membership and a $20 eGift card for a Multi City or Multi Plus Membership. PLUS, you will receive 2 months extra Membership for free!

The best part is that 20% of each Membership will go towards the Foundation, helping to fund the important research into childhood cancers.

So get your mum the gift that keeps on giving and purchase an Entertainment Membership today!

Giving back isn’t cancelled!

In light of #GivingTuesdayNow on May 5 – an opportunity to encourage generosity during these uncertain times – we want to share ways you can support us right from your own home. We understand that times are tough for many of us, so we want to remind you that there are so many ways you can continue to support the Foundation other than making a financial contribution.

Here are some great ideas for how you can support childhood cancer research:

Support us on social media

Social media is a great way to show your support and it won’t cost you a thing! By following our social media channels and engaging with our content, you will be helping us raise awareness for childhood cancer research. So be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. We also encourage you to share your own stories on social media about why you support CLCRF. If you do decide to share your stories of support, please tag us or use the #CLCRF hashtag so we can see your posts and thank you!

Buy a raffle ticket

By buying a raffle ticket from CLCRF, not only will you be helping to fund childhood cancer research, but you will also go into the draw to win a whopping $15,000! Although this way of supporting us isn’t free, raffle tickets are only $2 each and you have the freedom to purchase as few or as many as you like. Our next raffle will be drawn on Tuesday, June 30 so be sure to purchase your ticket before then for your chance to win big!

Ask for gift donations

If you have a birthday coming up and your loved ones are asking for gift ideas, why not ask them to make a donation to CLCRF instead? Asking for a donation as a gift is a great way to make your special day more meaningful as you will be helping an important cause during such a crucial time.

Facebook’s partnership with PayPal offers a convenient and secure way to raise funds on your birthday by allowing you to create your own fundraiser page. All you need to do is click the “create” button on the top of your Facebook page, then select the “Fundraiser” option. When asked what charity to donate to, simply search for “Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation” and you will see our account.

Register to be a volunteer for CLCRF

Since having to postpone many of our upcoming events, our need for volunteers has reduced – but this doesn’t mean you can’t still register your interest to help us at a later date! Without the invaluable help of our volunteers, we would not be able to run our community events or raise as much money for childhood cancer research.

Have your own fun run

This year’s HBF Run for a Reason may be cancelled, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have your own fun run for CLCRF! The event has kept their fundraising pages open, meaning you can still show your support for the initiative. So why not create a fundraising page and ask your friends and family to support you as you do your own run, walk, or jog. You can head to your local park or, if you live in a quiet area and it’s safe to do so, plan a run around your neighbourhood.

At a time when we’re all experiencing the pandemic, generosity and the power to make a positive change in the lives of others is what can bring us together. If you choose to support the CLCRF cause in your own creative way during this time, we would love to hear about it – be sure to tag us on Facebook or Instagram!

Have your own fun run for CLCRF!

In case you missed it, HBF Run for a Reason has regretfully announced their decision to cancel the event that was set to take place on May 24 due to coronavirus fears. READ MORE

Run for Childhood Cancer Research

Registrations are now open for the 2020 HBF Run for a Reason! This year, Western Australia’s most well-loved community event will take place on Sunday, May 24.

You can help us raise important funds for childhood cancer research by choosing the Foundation as your reason to participate in either the Commonwealth Bank 4k, the Kleenheat 12k or the Brooks Half Marathon.

As the Foundation does not receive State or Federal funding, we rely on the generous support of the community at these wonderful events to help us ensure the ground-breaking research into childhood cancer can continue so that future generations can live cancer free.

The event is not only a great way to support an important cause, but it will also allow you to get active and have a good time with your family and friends. Not a runner? Don’t sweat it! You are free to run, walk, jog or roll your way to the finish line!

The Commonwealth Bank 4km course is the perfect non-competitive course for those looking to have a fun day out with their family and friends. The 4km course takes you on a scenic tour of Perth as you make your way along the Swan River. It’s also loaded with fun surprises and entertainment!

The Kleenheat 12km course is a great choice for those who are looking for more of a running challenge or need a longer walk to chat to their friends. If you are a seasoned runner or attempting your longest run yet, the Brooks Half Marathon promises to get those legs pumping with a flat, fast course.

How to set up a HBF Run for a Reason supporter page:

Setting up an online supporter page for HBF Run for a Reason is easy! Find out how you can help raise funds for childhood cancer research at this wonderful community event below:

Step 1. Register online as a participant through the Run for a Reason website.

Step 2. After completing the event registration form, follow the prompts to visit the Run for a Reason fundraising website.

Step 4: Sign up to create your personal Run for a Reason supporter page and select us, Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation as your charity to support

Step 5: Personalise your page with a profile photo and tell everyone why you’re supporting CLCRF.

Step 6: Share your unique supporter page link with your friends, family and colleagues on social media!

Early bird tickets for the HBF Run for a Reason are available until Tuesday, March 10 so register now to save! We would like to thank you in advance for supporting the Foundation.

Spoil your partner this Valentine’s Day!

Are you stuck on what to get your partner for Valentine’s Day? Why not spoil them with a Digital Entertainment™ Membership?

The all-new Digital Entertainment™ Memberships allow you to conveniently search, save and redeem thousands of offers near you in an instant. With new offers added regularly, you no longer need to wait until May every year to get your new discounts!

Who wouldn’t love to be given thousands of savings on dining, shopping, activities, travel and hotels? The various 50% off or 2-for-1 style offers will also be a great way for you and your partner to discover new favourites!

Not only is this gift such great value but it is also user-friendly, environmentally sustainable, and it will help fund vital research into childhood cancer. That’s right, for every Digital Entertainment™ Membership sold, 20% will go towards continuing the important work being done at CLCRF.

We can’t think of a better way to impress your Valentine!

Discover real entertainment and begin creating lifelong memories by purchasing your Digital Entertainment™ Membership today!

40 years of making a difference

This year is a very special one for the Foundation, as it marks our 40th year of raising funds and awareness for childhood cancer research! Upon reaching this milestone, we reflect on our past achievements and look forward to continuing to make a difference in the lives of children and families facing a cancer diagnosis.

Over the past 40 years, we have raised a substantial amount of funds for important research projects at the Telethon Kids Institute which has assisted children in WA, nationwide, and internationally. One of our biggest achievements would have to be funding the first cancer cell bank, which has contributed to positive outcomes for a number of families.

We are so proud of the ground-breaking work we have helped to fund over the years and have been thrilled to see survival rates increase as a result. It was recorded that only 20 per cent of children with cancer survived 50 years ago, which has since improved to 80 per cent for some forms of cancer.

There is still however a lot more work to be done and we are committed to ensuring this research can continue so that future generations can live cancer free.

As we do not receive any government funding, our biggest goal going into this milestone year is to grow our support base. CLCRF relies significantly on the generosity of our community and there are so many ways, big and small, to help us to continue to make a difference.

We have a lot of exciting plans in store for our supporters this year and we encourage you to keep an eye on our socials to stay across all of our upcoming opportunities and events. To stay in the know, you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, and sign up to our email newsletter. 

We would like to sincerely thank everyone who has supported us over the past 40 years, the Foundation would not be where it is today without your support! A special thanks goes to our members who have been critical to the ongoing success of the Foundation. Not a member yet? Become one today!

Entertain yourself all year round!

CLCRF has been fundraising with Entertainment™ for over 20 years now and for the first time ever, they have decided to go 100% digital with their all-new memberships, offering an exciting new way for our supporters to support the Foundation!

Entertainment™ has taken the best things about their Entertainment Book and turned it into 3 new Digital Memberships, allowing you to conveniently search, save and redeem thousands of offers near you in an instant. New offers are also added regularly for more value all year round!

You no longer need to wait until May each year to get your new discounts – you can purchase your Entertainment™ Membership at any time of the year, and it will update the offers available as you go. You can then renew annually from your subscription date if you choose to.

When you purchase your Digital Entertainment™ Membership from us, 20% of each sale will go towards continuing CLCRF’s ground-breaking research into childhood cancers.

Here’s why you’ll LOVE the new Digital Entertainment™ Memberships:

  • 12 months of savings – you’ll always get a full year no matter when you purchase
  • User-friendly and you can instantly search offers near your exact location
  • 20% of every sale goes towards a good cause
  • Environmentally sustainable, with no wasted paper from unused vouchers
  • New offers added automatically so there’s no more waiting for the next print run
  • Makes for the perfect gift that keeps on giving for your friends and family

Purchase your Digital Entertainment™ Membership today!

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