Helping others is rewarding and even life changing. Your support will impact children and adults, and in turn their wider community.
Lung transplant clinical and research endeavours are making a difference, and not just for lung transplant recipients.
The Lungitude Foundation relies on the generosity of our supporters and partners through donations, fundraising initiatives, volunteering, donated goods & services, bequests, grants, business, philanthropic organisational funding and industry partnerships.
Here are a few ways you can help:
- Make a Donation
- Attend an Event
- Subscribe to our Online Community
- Consider a Bequest or Memorial Donations
- Create your own Online Fundraising Campaign
- Run your own Fundraiser supporting the Lungitude Foundation
- Apply for a Volunteer Role
- Purchase an Entertainment™ Book
Australian statistics available as at 2016
Some of the success stories
Karen has rejoined family adventuresSince my transplant due to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, I have been able to return the work I love as a Career Advisor in a secondary school, (more…)Karen
Sam is making up for lost timeSince my lung transplant my partner and I have been able to buy our first home, adopt a beautiful dog, and I started a career as a dog groomer. (more…)Sam
Wendy has time to complete her bucket listSince receiving a double lung transplant I have been able to complete many things on my bucket list. (more…)Wendy
Current Volunteer Opportunities
What is an Event Volunteer?
We run a variety of events co-ordinated by our Fundraising Committee. Occasionally we may require additional support at larger events or when we are short-staffed.
What would I be required to do?
If you agree to be an event volunteer your contact details would be noted. We would then contact you to check your availability with as much notice as possible. You are welcome to decline events if you are not able to assist at the time.
How do I become an Event Volunteer?
If you would like to apply to be an event volunteer please complete the volunteer form.
Run Your Own Fundraiser Supporting The Lungitude Foundation
Who can run a fundraiser in support of the Lungitude Foundation?
We would love your support and encourage everyone to run their own fundraiser with proceeds supporting the Lungitude Foundation. You may want to mark a milestone or just rally your friends and family to support a worthy cause.
Please note that understandably we will be unable to sanction fundraisers that involve organisations or activities that are contrary to our cause, dangerous or illegal e.g. tobacco manufacturers, jumping off a restricted pier to commence a water race, graffiti in public places, activities that could cause harm to participants or spectators etc. If you are not sure whether you or your intended activity will be accepted please feel free to Contact Us.
What is involved?
The requirements will vary depending on the type of fundraiser, the amount being raised and donated, if a raffle is involved etc.
Please Contact Us for a chat to discuss your proposed fundraiser and thank you for considering the Lungitude Foundation!
Not sure how to fundraise in support of the Lungitude Foundation? Below are some ideas that may inspire you! We can then discuss further with you to ensure your fundraiser meets any requirements we may have.
- Organise a Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, High Tea or Dinner
- Run a Trivia or Bingo Night
- Participate in a Fun Run or Walk
- Undertake a Challenge encouraging sponsorship
- Host a Girls or Guys Night In
- Celebrate a Milestone such as a transplant anniversary or birthday
- Approach local venues to receive a Percentage of Ticket Entry
- Organise a Gold Coin Donation Day at your work or club
- Run a Gala Event
- Organise a Raffle*
- Search the Internet for more ideas or Contact Us!
*Raffle requirements vary depending on the State or Territory