Show your support for




Fight Cancer Foundation’s Footy Colours Day is a national fundraising event in September where thousands of Australians come together to show their support for kids with cancer.


Register an event

Pre-heat the oven, mark a date in your calendar and register your workplace, school, team or as an individual today.

Wear your colours

Host a morning or afternoon tea, an action packed end of term celebration or simply wear your footy colours with pride!

Make a donation!

The money you raise helps Fight Cancer Foundation support kids with cancer, through providing accommodation, research and education support programs.

Your impact

When a child is diagnosed with cancer their world is turned upside down overnight. With treatment starting instantly, they face, on average, more than 6 months away from their school and school friends.

By hosting a Footy Colours Day money you raise helps provide accomodation for the families of children going through cancer treatment, so families can stay together.

Because the last thing anyone wants is a child facing cancer alone.

Meet our ambassadors

The real MVPs of Footy Colours Day

How to host

Footy Colours Day is a great way to bring your community together for a bit of footy fun (or friendly rivalry) while making a difference in the lives of kids with cancer.


Fire up the BBQ for an action-packed end of term celebration, play footy games and activities and teach your students the importance of helping others!

Individuals, Friends & Family

For all the other footy head individuals and groups who wish to wear their favourite colours, celebrate their love for the game and raise money for kids with with cancer.


Host a footy themed morning or afternoon tea, encourage some workplace banter or friendly rivalry and bring everyone together for a good cause!

Getting started

We want to help you host a Premiership worthy event, so below are some ways to help you get the ball rolling for your Footy Colours Day event!

Welcome Kit

Once you have registered, download your free welcome kit, full of popular resources, to take your event to the next level. Find it in your welcome email!

Rally your troops

Get your whole community involved! Let them know the good work you are doing with our social media resources, and don't forget to tag #footycoloursday.

Kick goals together

Think you're a champion fundraiser? We do too, so we'll celebrate key milestones you hit with awesome fundraising badges to display on your page!


Find a school, workplace, group or team to donate to, or make a contribution to support the event overall!

When searching for your school, organisation, group or company, search without spaces. 

e.g. 'Fight Cancer Foundation' would be written as 'FightCancerFoundation' 



Join the community


In the spirit of reconciliation, Fight Cancer Foundation acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.