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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

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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. 

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Rare disorder is a marathon battle - Melbourne Herald Sun 

Foundation families share their story to help raise funds for the Melbourne Marathon Festival event.

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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

  • Trivia night

  • Golf day

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)

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Volunteer To help

Our amazing volunteers are the face of the PURA Foundation Australia. Here are some great ways you can volunteer:​

  • Event Volunteers

    • Organise a fundraiser, or

    • Recruit people to attend fundraiser events, or

    • Help at an event (even a single one helps!)

  • Corporate Volunteers

    • 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  info@purafoundation.au

We Need Your Support Today!

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