In celebration

Ideas for an anniversary, birthday, or wedding celebration — raise money for medical research in lieu of gifts. You'll be helping to make a better future for everyone.

In celebration donations are a great way to commemorate a special occasion in your life. Whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, graduation, wedding or any event worth celebrating — raising money for medical research in lieu of gifts can add a deeper meaning to your special day. 



Make a donation in lieu of gifts

Donations in lieu of gifts are a memorable way to celebrate your special event, and you’ll be making a difference in the search for better treatments and cures.

Make a donation


Start an online fundraising page

Celebrate your special event with a personalised fundraising page. You can upload your own text and images, receive emails when donations are received, and send thank you's to friends and family.

Online fundraising


Collect donations at your special event

If you’d like to arrange donations to Garvan in celebration of a special event, we can provide you with personalised donation envelopes. Your family and friends can mail the envelopes directly to us or you can collect and return them to us.

Collect donations at your special event


Wedding celebrations

For a unique way to thank your guests, make a donation rather than traditional wedding favours or bonbonnieres. We can provide you with personalised donation cards to share with your guests. Contact us for more information.

Wedding celebration


Useful resources

Fundraising guide
A handy fundraising guide to help get you started.
Proposal to raise funds
If you’re raising funds offline, you’ll need to send us a completed Proposal to Raise Funds form.
Fundraising poster
Print this poster to help spread the word about your fundraising activity.


For further information contact Supporter Care team on (02) 9295 8110 or email: