Fundraising ideas 

Create an active challenge, hair challenge, give it up challenge or create your own and raise funds to turn type one into type none!

Get Active

Cycle across the state, walk 50km in a costume, run a marathon in your backyard or create your own!

I'll get active

Hair Challenge

Colour your hair, shave your head, get sponsored to wax your legs or wear a crazy hairdo!

I'll get a new hairdo

Give It Up

Give up alcohol, sugar, fast food, technology or something you love and get sponsored to give it up!

I'll give it up

Create Your Own

Get creative and create your own challenge and join our movement and raise funds to defeat T1D!

I'll create my own

Morning tea

Choose a date and invite your friends to a morning tea! You can choose to host it in your backyard, the park or hire a free venue. 

I'll host a morning tea


Who doesn't love a BBQ! Throw some sausages or veggies on and invite your family and friends over whilst raising funds to defeat T1D. 

Host a BBQ

Games night

Bring out your favourite boardgames or get your friends and family together for some charades. You can have fun whilst raising funds!

I'll host a games night

Crazy Hat Day

Why not dedicate a day to wearing a crazy hat and ask your friends and family to join you! You can raise funds whilst having a lot of fun. 

Let's do it

Cadbury Fundraising
Order from a range of delicious products, collect the money you raise and donate to the #JDRFBlueArmy - a quick and easy way to support JDRF!

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Make a real difference with your savings and open a Community Reward Account* with Beyond Bank Australia and nominate JDRF – (and your STATE) as your chosen cause. The more you save, the more you earn and the more Beyond Bank will donate to JDRF at no cost to you. You do the saving while Beyond Bank does the giving! It costs you nothing to support JDRF - mission. 

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December 2022
By simply buying your Christmas cards, asking for donations in lieu of gifts, or by making a personal donation, you can support JDRF's vital work and give the gift of research this Christmas. 

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How it Works

1. Choose your challenge

Choose your challenge and create your fundraising page to join the JDRF Blue Army

2. Set your goal

Set your fundraising goal and personalise your online fundraising page

3. Fundraise

Share your page and raise funds as a member of the Blue Army to defeat T1DI

Fundraiser Stories

Eliza's walked 1500km from Adelaide to Sydney

Eliza walked 4270km from Brindisi Italy to Aberdeen Scotland

 It might sound like an extreme challenge but it was one that Eliza wanted to take on, and she doesn’t even like walking!

 In an attempt to find a cure for TID Eliza trekked 4270kms solo through Europe. She did this in 177 days with all of her possessions on her back.

Luc & Sam ran 10km around Mordialloc Bay

They set themselves a challenge to raise money for JDRF. They want to improve the lives of millions living with T1D around the globe.

They raised $2,753! What an amazing achievement.

When you join us, you'll get...

We're here to help and support you with your challenge as we all want to see a world without type 1 diabetes.

Create your fundraiser now and you'll receive...

  • Resources and tools
    You'll get access to an awesome range of Blue Army resources and tools for your fundraiser!
  • Fundraising page
    A personal fundraising page to personalise and share with your friends and family.

  • Coaching & Support
    You'll receive personal support and guidance from the JDRF team.

  • Free t-shirt
    Raise $100 you'll receive an official JDRF Blue Army t-shirt and cap!

Together, we want to see a world without T1D!

Join the movement