ENGAGE YOUR WORKPLACE

GET YOUR WORKPLACE INVOLVED

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Register your workplaceassign a 'Workplace Captain' to register here. When registering, select "With Your Workplace." You will be prompted to create and name your workplace team, for example, 'Streets Ice Cream'.

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Invite your colleagues to join your workplace: the Workplace Captain will receive a shareable link, which they can use to invite others to join.

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Create teams: once they join, colleagues can create teams within your workplace. For example, 'Streets Ice Cream' Workplace has two teams: Team Bubble O’Jill and Team Golden Gaytime. Each Team has a Team Captain (the person who created the team) who can send around the unique link to join the team. Every person that wants to fundraise will need to create an individual account and then join the relevant team.

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Begin fundraising: share your fundraising page with your family, friends and networks and ask them to donate. Encourage some healthy competition within your workplace by challenging teams to see who can raise the most for women and children.

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Spread the word: make sure everyone knows your workplace is walking by sharing on your company’s social media and through your internal communications channels.

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Walk with your workplace: walk in Centennial Park, Sydney on Sunday 1st May or anywhere virtually between 25th April and 1st May.

Questions? Email Fundraising@wagec.org.au

"My team had a wonderful day. We were super happy about how child friendly it was. The addition of the fairy entertainer was superb!"

—Susie, In-Person Team Walker, 2021

FAQs

How can I complete Walk for WAGEC?

You can complete Walk for WAGEC by walking 5km or running 10km on Sunday 1st May in Centennial Park, Sydney or virtually anywhere and anytime between 25th April and 1st May.

How Your Donations Help?

Money you raise by taking part in the Walk for WAGEC will help women and their families walk away from violence.  

WAGEC has taken active steps to create programs that build financial independence, nurture healing and well-being, enrich children’s development and prevent violence from happening in the first place. To operate these programs, we rely on community and philanthropic donations.

 

$20 provides a child with an Essentials Welcome Pack to help them feel at home at WAGEC 

$50 can fill a Mum’s petrol tank so she can get her kids safely to school each day 

$100 gives a teenager three personal tutoring sessions to help them keep up at school 

$150 provides a supported playgroup session providing learning for kids and  mums   

$200 provide a therapeutic family workshop for mums and kids to heal together 

$500 provides a safety plan for a woman and her children in crisis  

$750 provides a woman with a month of personalised support with our in-house psychologist 

$1000 helps a family establish a safe new home 

How do I set up a team?

We encourage you to complete Walk for WAGEC with a team which could include your work colleagues, friends or family members. Whether you complete the Walk individually or as part of a team, you can inspire members of your community to get involved in some friendly competition and see who can raise the most amount of money to support families escaping domestic violence. 

You will have the option to create or join a team during registration or from your individual fundraising page after you’ve registered.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes. WAGEC is a registered charity with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status, which means you will receive a tax-deductible receipt for any donation of $2 or more.

If you or someone you know needs support in Australia call 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) or go to wagec.org.au