The National Calendar | Do Something!
Do Something's guide to community events

04 Feb -
26 Feb

The Sustainable Living Festival

The Sustainable Living Festival

The Sustainable Living Festival raises awareness about the ecological and social challenges we face. The Festival presents a rich program of home and lifestyle solutions including talks, workshops, art, film, performance and markets to educate and inform about sustainability.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

Heart Research Month

Heart Research Month

Heart Research Month raises awareness about the impact of heart disease and the need for ongoing research. Heart disease is the largest killer of Australians, and affects 2 out of 3 families. During the month there is a particular emphasis on 14 February.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month campaigns to highlight the symptoms of ovarian cancer and to raise funds for our programs.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

International Childhood Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Month

International Childhood Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Month

Heart Kids aims to raise awareness for all aspects of children's heart disease. They support children with heart diseases, as well as their families, including those who have lost young children. Heart Kids works towards reducing both the incidence and the mortality rates of childhood heart disease (CHD). During the month there is a particular emphasis on February 14th.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

RedFeb

RedFeb

Join the Red Army in February 2016 to help us beat Australia's No. 1 killer - heart disease. Get Active, Wear Red or Fundraise during REDFEB 2016 and help Heart Research Australia fund innovative first-stage research towards finding a cure and creating more heart survivors.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

FebruDAREy

FebruDAREy

Double dare to show you care this February. Set your dare and get your friends to donate - the bigger the dare, the more dollars.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

FebuFAIRY

FebuFAIRY

FebuFAIRY is putting the FUN back in Fundraising. Take a Fairy Selfie. Buy a Fairy MeSsy doll or book. Follow our Fairy run from Sydney to Melbourne - or join us and take a fairy selfies with Fairy MeSsy! Take the Fairy MeSsy screw MS Challenge and donate the cost of a coffee, beer, or lunch to MS research and support

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26 Feb -
04 Mar

Orthoptic Awareness Week

Orthoptic Awareness Week

Is it just us or are jokes about eyes getting cornea by the day? Terrible jokes aside, Orthoptic Awareness Week is a week of serious business held each year by the Orthoptic Association of Australia. As well as raising awareness of the profession of Orthoptics, it promotes the importance of regular eye examinations for eye related issues.

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When:
07:30am - 12:00pm
Access:
Disabled parking, Free parking, Public transport, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Guide dog friendly
Phone:
03 9867 3515
Email:
info@womenscancerfoundation.org.au
More:
http://wecanwalkitout2017.gofundraise.com.au/

26 Feb

We Can Walk It Out 2017

We Can Walk It Out 2017

Do something good for charity whilst challenging yourself with a run or walking for fun! Women's Cancer Foundation's annual fundraising event We Can Walk It Out is on again for its 12th year, attracting runners, joggers and walkers to Melbourne's iconic Tan Track and raising vital funds for gynaecological (primarily ovarian) cancer research. Choose to run or walk 4km or run 8km around King's

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28 Feb

Rare Diseases Day

Rare Diseases Day

Rare Disease Day is an annual, awareness-raising event co-ordinated by EURORDIS at the international level and by National Alliances and Patient Organisations at the national level. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives.

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28 Feb

Business Clean Up Day

Business Clean Up Day

By participating in a Business Clean Up, you are doing your part to promote a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. It's also a fantastic way to be seen as a community leader and engage with your staff, customers and local community. Previous Business Clean Up Days have proven to be excellent team building events. Register your own Business Clean Up site or by volunteer at a site near you.

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28 Feb

YMCA Swimathon

YMCA Swimathon

YMCA believe that everyone deserves the right to learn to swim. The ability to enjoy water and learn to swim is an important life skill, just like reading or writing. All funds raised by the YMCA Swimathon will go towards supporting those with disabilities to access swimming lessons at their local YMCA.

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28 Feb

UnitingCare Pancake Day

UnitingCare Pancake Day

UnitingCare Pancake Day is about having a great day of fun with friends while supporting local people in need. Throughout February hundreds of groups across Victoria and Tasmania host events to raise money to support people in need.

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01 Mar -
31 Mar

National Epilepsy Awareness Month

National Epilepsy Awareness Month

Dig out the best of your purple garb - March is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. Marked by a huge range of community activities, media campaigns and events, the month culminates on Purple Day on 26th March. Be part of the movement and help spread the word by wearing purple on March 26th.

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01 Mar -
31 Mar

March into Yellow

March into Yellow

Join the March into Yellow challenge to help raise the profile & awareness of endometriosis - a disease affecting one in 10 Australian women. During March, for a day, a week or the whole month, take the challenge to WEAR yellow to show your support and care for the women that live with this insidious disease every month of every year. You can also use the yellow challenge as a way to raise funds.

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01 Mar -
31 Mar

Jump to Cure Diabetes

Jump to Cure Diabetes

The Jump to Cure Diabetes is the ultimate challenge - and a great way to raise funds for type 1 diabetes research. A tandem skydive is the easiest way to experience the thrill of jumping out of a plane, while you make a big difference to JDRF and medical research.

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01 Mar -
31 Mar

Bandaged Bear Appeal

Bandaged Bear Appeal

The Bandaged Bear Appeal is The Children's Hospital at Westmead's largest annual fundraising appeal. Treating 100,000 patients yearly, The Children's Hospital at Westmead relies on community generosity to raise essential funds for purchasing the most technologically advanced medical equipment, conducting vital research and maintaining the total healing environment the Hospital is renowned for.

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03 Mar -
12 Mar

NSW Seniors Week

NSW Seniors Week

The Department of Family and Community Services NSW NSW Seniors Week is the largest annual celebration of seniors in the southern hemisphere. Every year during NSW Seniors Week, government, community and commercial organisations hold hundreds of events across the state: art, technology, entertainment, health, wellbeing, sport and much more!

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