How Can I Help?

Discover a variety of ways to make a positive impact on the lives of young individuals in care—the extent of your involvement is entirely your choice! You can opt to join us at one of our engaging events, contribute through a donation, or embark on a fulfilling journey as a volunteer mentor.

Brighten the life of a child in care

Explore numerous avenues to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people in care—tailor your level of commitment to your preferences! Whether you prefer attending one of our fundraising events, making a regular donation, or taking on the role of a volunteer mentor, the choice is yours to shape their futures.

Donate Today

The Pyjama Foundation relies heavily on the generosity of everyday Australians to help power our Love of Learning Program which is offered free to more than 1,200 children and young people in care. Your one-off donation will enrich a child’s life through educational support, mentorship, companionship, and vital life skills – with the ultimate goal of improving a child or young person’s life trajectory.

Volunteer for Us

Do you have a spare hour each week? This is an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and youth in care. By becoming a volunteer mentor, you're taking a step beyond reading, writing, and drawing activities. You'll broaden their horizons, impart essential life skills, boost their confidence, and nurture a genuine passion for learning. Join us in this rewarding journey of empowerment and mentorship. Your commitment can change a life.

Become a regular giver

Empower kids and young people in care by becoming a regular giver to The Pyjama Foundation. Your consistent support will offer mentorship, education, friendship and emotional support, helping them realise their limitless potential. Join us in creating a brighter future today.

Leave a Gift In Will

Leaving a gift in your Will to The Pyjama Foundation creates a lasting, positive impact on children in out-of-home care. Your legacy as a 'Guardian Angel' transforms lives and provides learning mentors, aiding future generations to achieve dreams despite trauma. Your gift also fuels vital programs, from literacy mentoring and teen life skills to emotional support services, learning resources, and research, fostering resilience and confidence for a brighter educational future.

Join us for Bridge to Brisbane

The Pyjama Foundation is proud to be a charity partner with Bridge to Brisbane again this year. On the 8th of September join the crowd running for a good cause. Register your run and choose to fundraise for The Pyjama Foundation to help us continue supporting foster kids with big dreams! 

National Pyjama Day

National Pyjama Day (Friday 19 July 2024) is our flagship fundraising event. The day is all about wearing your favourite pair of PJ’s to help The Pyjama Foundation raise much-needed awareness and funds for children in foster care. With the money raised from Pyjama Day, you’ll be helping us offer learning skills to foster children, fund educational resources and help provide stable, positive relationships.

You can host a Pyjama Day anytime throughout July!

National Fairy Bread Day

We're proud to be partnering with Dollar Sweets for the sweetest day of the year...Fairy Bread Day 2024! This Fairy Bread Day, you can give a child in care their very own life-changing Pyjama Angel mentor. Let's spread some love and sweetness, and show these kids that we're in their corner. Host your own Fairy Bread Day party and help raise funds.

Big Dreams Gala Ball

Enjoy a magical evening at our Big Dreams Gala Ball to help us raise vital funds for our life-changing Love of Learning Program. This program equips children who need it with the essential tools they need to foster confidence, skills, and a belief in their own potential. Join us in celebrating the power of community and indulge in a decadent three-course dinner, enjoy flowing beverages, and immerse yourself in live entertainment on Saturday October 12. 

Become a Corporate Partner

By partnering with us, your organisation can give back in the most powerful ways - lifting the gaze and life trajectory of a foster child. Engage your team in impactful fundraising or workplace giving initiatives that not only foster a stronger culture but also creates a profound difference in the life of a vulnerable child or young individual. Together, we do so much more.