Wantaim PNG is an Australian registered charity with OADGS status. All donations of $2 and above are issued a tax receipt. Tax receipts may be used by Australian donors to obtain a tax deduction (depends on personal circumstances).
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From running groups, ocean swimmers and dining in nights, we’re grateful to the many whose efforts raise invaluable funds so we are able to connect with more communities.
There are many public events to choose from or alternatively design your own event.
Here’s are some well known public events in Australia and PNG to inspire you.
Once you’ve chosen an event, use the form to drop us a line so we can support your big day and celebrate your success!
Feb - Cole Classic (Ocean Swim)March - The Bobbin Head Cycle ClassicAug - Canberra Time Marathon FestivalSep - Manly Fun RunOct - Sydney City 2 SurfFeb - Sydney Harbour Challenge (Outrigger Festival)
Sep - Trukai RunNov - Walk for life, PNG
If your preference is a more intimate or bespoke option, the only limit is your imagination.
Check out the calendar of major international theme days on our radar and get the creative juices flowing or be inspired by the creativity of our supporters like Jo and Brady.
Once you’ve chosen your event drop us a line at fundraise@wantaimPNG.org and let us know so we can show our support.
March - International Womens Day, World Water Day, World TB DayApril - World Health DayJune - World Environment DayJuly - World Youth Skills DaySep - International Literacy Day, PNG Independence DayOct - International Day for Rural Women, Polio Day, Nov World Toilet Day, World Diabetes DayDec - International Volunteers Day
Once you’ve chosen your event, drop a line and let us know so we can show our support.
As a GP Jo understands more than most the importance of sanitation and hygiene to health outcomes.
In 2019 Jo signed up to a gruelling bike ride from the Spencer Gulf in SA to the Gulf of Carpentaria in Qld.
Taking in 2200 kms, Jo’s grand bike ride raised $14,000+ to support Wantaim PNG’s work in community led sanitation and feminine hygiene management
In February 2018, young Brady who lived in Singapore turned 1.
Brady’s family planned a big party to mark the occasion and all his closest friends were invited.
Brady told his parents he had more toys that he needed and would instead ask his friends to donate to his first and favourite charity, Wantaim PNG!
Brady’s birthday bash was a hit - everyone came to celebrate.
Forfeiting his first birthday gifts, Brady and his friends raised $1000 which he generously donated to Wantaim PNG.