Fundraising Events

Be involved in our fundraising and special events throughout 2014 to help us provide goods, cash and in-kind support that assists homeless and vulnerable young people. 

For more information about any of the events listed below please email: or call 07 3620 2400


Do The Can Can - 12 to 18 October 2014

Donate non-perishable food, toiletries and baby products for Anti-Poverty Week

12-18 October 2014

Do the Can Can 2014

BYS Do the Can Can 2014 Donation List





BYS is calling on supporters to empty their pantry and give a least two items of non-perishable food, new toiletries or other items to young people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. See the above flyer for a full list of suggested items.

Please drop off donations to Brisbane Youth Service at 42 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley, 96 Breakfast Creek Road, Newstead or 5 Zillah Street, Stones Corner, see flyer for more drop-off details.

Alternatively, you can make a financial donation by clicking here.

Cracker of a Christmas - November to December 2014

Become an ultimate gift giver this year by giving a young homeless person a Cracker of a Christmas!

Many young disadvantaged people don’t have a family to go to for Christmas, so we try to make it as special as possible for them.  We have organised a range of gift options for you to buy on behalf of a colleague, friend or family member.

Simply click here to select the item you wish to buy.

You will receive a Christmas cracker with a gift tag on it. You will also receive a print by one of our talented young artists. Both make a meaningful gift.

Getting Schmick - tba April 2015





Join forces with us and help hundreds of young homeless people get healthy and look Schmick for National Youth Week from tba April 2015.

BYS Getting Schmick 2014 Poster and Wishlist

Get your workmates, friends and family to donate new toiletries and baby products.

Here’s what to do:  Buy an item/s from the Wish List, take your item into work or school, arrange for all collected items to be dropped off at BYS – 42 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley by Friday tba April.

Our opening hours are as follows: 9am-5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 12noon-5pm Wednesday.

Thank you for your support.

Daggy Jumper Day - tba June 2015

Show your support for Brisbane’s homeless youth by heading out in a jumper that has, until now, been for your eyes only.

Simply follow this link to register your workplace or yourself, be sponsored by your friends and family and help ensure our homeless and vulnerable young people are warm this winter and have a bigger and brighter future.

Check out for more.

Winter Warmer Appeal - May to August 2015


Help homeless and disadvantaged young people keep warm this winter – May to August Appeal.

Coming into winter, the homeless young people of Brisbane need your support more than ever.  Demand for warm winter clothing and basic necessities such as blankets, increases dramatically leading into the cooler month.  This is a physically and psychologically tough time for Brisbane’s homeless youth.  Your kind donation will be greatly appreciated.

Here’s what to do:  make a donation by clicking here: Donate Here

Bridge To Brisbane - September 2015

Organise a group and raise funds for BYS – annual event in September

The Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane fun run is on in September and BYS will once again be taking up the challenge to highlight the causes of homelessness and disadvantage amongst young people.  Join over over 40,000 participants of all ages and fitness levels to take part in Queensland’s biggest annual fun run.  You don’t need to be an elite sportsman to join in, just choose the 10km or 5km course then run or walk your way to the finish line.

Here’s what to do:  Get a team together from your work, school or a group of friends and raise funds for Brisbane Youth Service.  Simply pay your entry fee to Bridge to Brisbane and register your team for fundraising at .