Raising funds for medical research is now more important than ever.

Thank you! By going Red for Research this June, you are helping SSMRF raise vital funds for research projects in St George and Sutherland hospitals.

Here are some simple ways you, your workplace, family, gym, friends, school or club can go #RedforResearch:

  • Hosting virtual meetings? Show your support by hosting a #RedforResearch meeting and ask everyone to wear red and make a donation to SSMRF
  • Set yourself a Go Red Challenge for June - this could be running, rowing, riding, walking, push ups...its up to you!
  • Pledge to wear red every day in June - this could be red lipstick, red tie, red socks or red scarf every day in June.
  • Go red for a day! Ask everyone to wear red on a day in June and make a donation.
  • Ask your workplace to dollar match or get involved in your Red for Research fundraising activity.
  • Ask your local gym or exercise class to host a #RedforResearch day, everyone can wear red and donate to SSMRF.
  • At School? Have a Red for Research day. Everyone can wear red and donate a gold coin.
  • Host a morning tea, lunch or dinner for your family, friends or work colleagues. How many red foods can you think of?

Fundraising

To make fundraising for us even easier, we've partnered with Everyday Hero to give you the ability to create your own online fundraising page. In just minutes you can build and customise your page, then start sharing the link with your friends, family and colleagues and asking them to make a donation. Every donation is then recorded on your fundraising page along with a message of support from your donors. So what are you waiting for? Create your own online fundraising page today and let’s go Red for Research!

Don’t forget, take photos & share

  • Use your social media to share your Red for Research challenge and events. Don’t forget to use #RedforResearch and tag SSMRF.
  • Email friends, family and colleagues to let them know about the amazing things you are doing and how they can support you!
  • Ask everyone to donate to SSMRF to support your Red for Research fundraiser.
  • Send out regular emails and social media posts, reminding your friends to join in all Red for Research fun!
  • Thank you! Remember to thank everyone who donates and supports you going Red for Research!
  • Record a video sharing why you are going Red and share it.
  • Update your email footer with a #RedforResearch footer.
  • Update your Facebook profile picture with a #RedforResearch frame.
Thank you
However you chose to go Red for Research we thank you for helping raise funds and
awareness for our local researchers.

Have any questions or need assistance? 
Contact Tracie Junghans@SSMRF | tracie.junghans@ssmrf.com.au | 0412 922 412
www.ssmrf.com.au/red-for-research

St George & Sutherland Medical Research Foundation

The St George & Sutherland Medical Research Foundation raises money to support life-saving and life-improving research in our local hospitals.

Key areas of research include, among others, trauma & critical care, heart disease, lung disease, infection and cancer.

The Foundation is an independent charity that receives little Federal or State funding. We rely on the generosity of the public, as well as the funds raised from a small number of events. All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

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