Our Fundraising Events
Turn your passion into action and start a fundraiser today!
As a nonprofit charity, the PURA Foundation Australia relies on your donations to support our mission and research. There are so many ways you can get involved in raising much needed funds - online or in the real world. Whatever you choose, we’re grateful and always happy to discuss ideas!
Our journey to help those with PURA syndrome is just beginning. Every dollar raised takes us another step closer to needed support, research, and treatments.
Please help us improve the lives of those with PURA syndrome.
To speak with us about a fundraising event, please contact Amy Zagato
Great minds discuss ideas. #PURAfoundation
2024 BRISBANE MARATHON FESTIVAL - June
Registrations are filling now - 1/2 Mara, 10km, 5km and 2km walks with TEAM PURA
Join TEAM PURA Brisbane and help us fundraise for PURA research.
Join and help us make a difference as we run, jog, wheel or walk our way through the city streets, Be part of Team PURA at the 2024 Brisbane Marathon Festival and help us, to help those with PURA syndrome.
2024 NIKE MELBOURNE MARATHON FESTIVAL - October
Registrations are filling now - 1/2 Mara, 10km, 5km, 3km walk with TEAM PURA
Join TEAM PURA Melbourne and help us fundraise for PURA research.
Join and help us make a difference as we run, jog, wheel or walk our way through the city streets, passing iconic Melbourne landmarks before finishing with a lap of honour around the MCG’s hallowed turf.
Do You Have A Fundraising Idea?
There are so many ways you can get involved in raising much needed funds - online or in the real world. Whatever you choose, we’re grateful and always happy to discuss ideas! Contact us to start the conversation. Fundraising ideas include:
Run a market stall
Fundraise at your birthday
Charity dinner, luncheon or high tea
Fundraise At School
Kids love helping kids - which makes fundraising for PURA Foundation Australia a great fit for your school. PURA impacts people from their earliest years, so students, teachers and parent communities can all clearly see the urgent need to help those with PURA syndrome. There are so many ways kids can get involved and challenge themselves while learning about helping others. Whatever you choose, it will help.
Fundraising ideas for schools:
Hold an art show
Add $5 to each ticket for PURA Foundation to a dance, talent show or music event
Host a spelling bee
Hold a bake sale at your school fair
Arrange a gold coin donation for a Dress-up day (e.g Footy Day)
Volunteer To help
Our amazing volunteers are the face of the PURA Foundation Australia. Here are some great ways you can volunteer:
Organise a fundraiser, or
Recruit people to attend fundraiser events, or
Help at an event (even a single one helps!)
Do you work for an organisation that wants to give back? Contact us to begin the discussion.
Who Can Be A PURA Foundation Volunteer?
We are a vibrant, diverse and inclusive organisation, and encourage volunteers of all backgrounds, skills and life experiences to get involved!
A few requirements to consider when applying as a volunteer include:
Volunteers generally need to be 18 years or older, 16 years for event helpers.
You'll need an email address.
Our volunteer onboarding process includes working with children checks to ensure all volunteers share our commitment to safety. The PURA Foundation Australia values community, integrity, impact and the individual needs of those with PURA syndrome and their families.
To enquire about becoming a volunteer, email email@example.com
We Need Your Support Today!