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Join Team VACCA and raise funds to keep Aboriginal children connected to culture! 

If you’re running in Run Melbourne or the Nike Melbourne Marathon, you can run with pride by being part of Team VACCA and supporting Victoria’s leading Aboriginal children and family services agency.

Raise over $150 and get a free limited edition VACCA running singlet!

Everyone who registers will receive a VACCA sweatband!

VACCA – the Victorian Aboriginal Child and Community Agency – is the peak voice for Aboriginal children in Victoria. Founded in 1977, VACCA provides over 80 programs and services across the state to support culturally strong, safe and thriving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, families and communities.

Run for Culture

By joining Team VACCA you are supporting vulnerable Aboriginal children in care to connect to culture and grow up strong and proud. Your fundraising efforts will help us continue to support children to participate in cultural programs like our Cultural Camps – where young people learn their local customs, lore’s, country and meet their Elders You will also be funding essential cultural events such as NAIDOC and Christmas which are integral for children in out-of-home care to connect to their family, wider community, and practice culture together.

Join Team VACCA

There are more than 2,500 Aboriginal children in Victoria in care who need our support throughout the year. Join Team VACCA and run for culture, and support our vision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander self-determination – live, experience, and be. 

Start fundraising now!

Sign up to get your free sweatband! Raise over $150 and get a free limited edition VACCA running singlet!


Run Melbourne - 21 July 2024

Grand Slam Oval, Melbourne & Olympic Parks

Register now to join Team VACCA at Run Melbourne


Nike Melbourne Marathon - 13 October 2024

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Register now to join Team VACCA at the Melbourne Marathon


Need more information?

Please contact our Fundraising Team via or call 0428 939 637. 

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