Be involved in our fundraising and special events throughout 2015 to help us provide goods, cash and in-kind support to assist homeless and vulnerable young people.
To see how your donations can help, please see Jenna’s Story – My Journey Home – which provides an insight into the life of one of our young clients as she moves from homelessness to stable housing, a secure job and happy life.
Download our Calendar as your guide to what’s on, choose your favourite activities and share the calendar with friends and workmates. The Calendar will be updated throughout the year so please check back here for updates.
For more information about any of the events listed below please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 07 3620 2423 or 07 3620 2400.
See our BYS Fundraising Calendar of Events 2015 here:
Daggy Jumper Day - 24 July 2015
Fundraising continues until midnight 24 August!
Daggy Jumper Day 2015 was on 24 July and many wonderful supporters raised funds for Brisbane’s homeless youth by heading out in a daggy jumper.
Funds are still rolling in from events held on the day and other participants are still getting sponsored and raising funds during August.
You can still support this campaign by donating or sponsoring a participant here https://daggy.gofundraise.com.au/cms/home
Bridge To Brisbane - 30 August 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 www.everydayhero.com.au .
See the event listing on our homepage for more information.
Do The Can Can - October 2015
Donate non-perishable food, toiletries and baby products for Anti-Poverty Week 2015
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.
Melbourne Cup Day 2015
Join us for sweeps and raffles at one of our favourite lunch venues.
Please visit this site again in October when we will have more details. Thank you
BYS Christmas 2015 Appeal
Become an ultimate gift giver this year by donating to help homeless and vulnerable young people this Christmas.
Please visit this site again in November when we will have more details of our 2015 Appeal. Thank you
BYS Summer 2015/16 Appeal
Please visit this site again in November when we will have more details of our 2015/16 Appeal. Thank you
Get Schmick & Go
Help hundreds of homeless and disadvantaged people to Get Schmick & Go for National Youth Week. Get your workmates, friends and family to donate new undergarments, toiletries and go cards.
Your support will help young people to freshen up, look schmick and feel great. Your gift of a topped up go card will help them travel to appointments, housing and job opportunities and attend training courses.
Just buy some items from the Get Schmick & Go wishlist (see poster) collect from others if you can, and drop off everything to BYS at 42 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley between 9.30am & 6pm during the week of 13-17 April 2015. (Email us at fundraising @brisyouth.org to finalise drop-off arrangements).
See the poster and postcard for more details on the wishlist
Your financial donations are also vital and really make a difference. You can donate here https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/BrisbaneYouthService/webdonation.html
Thank you for your support!