Double your donation

Help us make Christmas brighter for kids like Marcus.

Bio Island will match every dollar donated! 

Thanks to donors like you, Marcus and his family receive respite and support when they need it most. 

By donating today, you are doubling your impact on the 500 families just like Marcus’ who rely on Bear Cottage and its truly special services. 

On behalf of those families – thank you for making Christmas brighter with hope.

Frequently asked questions

How does my donation help?

Providing care, treatment and world-class innovations for sick kids is challenging, complex and expensive.

Your donations to the Light Up Christmas appeal go to the frontline to ensure every moment is the best it can be for sick kids; by funding cutting-edge research, world-class clinical care and patient experience programs.

Your generous Christmas gift today could make a difference to a sick child that could last a lifetime.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes! All donations over $2 are tax-deductible.

How does matched-giving work?

Donations will be doubled by Bio Island for 48 hours (12:00am 17.12.2021 – 11:59pm 18.12.2021), or up to the value of $60,000.

are matching all donations made up to $20,000!