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Whether you fundraise through sweat or sweets, a local BBQ, donate your birthday, anniversary, or via your workplace, school or group. Your connections, time and talents can go a long way supporting the work we do.

It’s easy! Just think of an idea, set up an EverydayHero page and send out your donation link to your group, friends and family. 

If you need any help setting up your page, or you want to have a yarn about a fundraising idea, contact us at supportus@vacca.org. We are always happy to hear from you!

In doing so, you’ll be supporting Aboriginal communities to be culturally strong, safe and thriving and helping us achieve our Vision: 'Aboriginal self-determination – Live, Experience and Be'.

"In my life, I never really had family around to connect me with my culture. VACCA helped me to know who I am, and it’s because of VACCA that I’ve been able to find out where my people are from, my family and to stay connected with my family." - Ruby

We’re hoping to grow our team VACCA runners in 2019 and show a big support for Aboriginal children in care! 

Join us and fundraise

Last year our running events raised over $8,000 for our cultural programs. They were great fun and all you need to do is pick your event and start your fundraising page. You can even get your workplace, family or friends involved for a great day out for a good cause.  

Run Melbourne - 28th July, 2019

Join the team either the 5km, 10km or half marathon and have a great day out. Run Melbourne is an all abilities event.  Start your fundraising page here.  

Don’t forget to sign up to the event via the runmelbourne.com.au

Melbourne Marathon – October 13th, 2019

Melbourne Marathon. Start your fundraising page here.

Join the event at melbournemarathon.com.au 

Your support
Your fundraising and support will mean a great deal to the Aboriginal families and their children we support throughout Victoria. With the awareness and funds you can raise, you’ll be helping VACCA to further support them. Funds raised go towards our cultural program including our Cultural Camps.

The cultural camps provide the opportunities for young people to engage with local Elders and community members, and participate in a weekend of cultural activities for a really immersive experience – and connect to their culture.

When a child is placed in our care away from their family, it can be difficult for them to remain connected to their country and culture. There are over 1800 Aboriginal children in care in Victoria. Many of these children are separated from family, community and their traditional country.

"I'm not Aboriginal, but I feel sad about the state of things for Indigenous Australians. I wish things were better, but as with so many injustices in the world, I feel totally powerless. So this is my go at trying to do something. It's a little thing, but it's something. I've chosen this organisation because it's run by (and employs) Aboriginal people and it's local to me and its focus is children, young people & families." - Sibylla

Not only did Sibylla ran a ten km in 2018 and a half marathon in 2017 raising over $700 in each event for VACCA in the process. We are so grateful for her hard work and positive spirit throughout.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material. To listen to our Acknowledgement to Country, click here.