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What is Daffodil Day?

To Cancer Council WA, and those affected by cancer, the daffodil represents hope for a cancer free future.

For all that cancer takes, give all that you can this Daffodil Day.  Join thousands supporting cancer research.

Cancer Council WA has funded lifesaving breakthroughs in cancer research over the years. This research wouldn’t be possible without the support of our generous donors.

Tragically, with one in two people being affected by cancer in their lifetimes, we will all be touched by this heartbreaking disease. That’s why we’re encouraging you to give hope, by registering to fundraise for Daffodil Day, or by donating to the cause.

Daffodil Day is Cancer Council’s most iconic and much loved fundraising campaign. Daffodil Day falls on Thursday 22 August in 2024, but you can get involved any time throughout the month! 

It’s a chance for Australians to come together and, for all that cancer takes; give. We all have the ability to create change in the lives of people impacted by cancer by funding cancer research.

In 2023, we raised close to $2.5 million, and in 2024, with your support, we hope to raise even more.

How to host your Daffodil Day event

Bank funds

Once your Daffodil Day event is all wrapped up, be sure to bank your funds.


Ideas to fundraise at your work or in your community  for Daffodil Day

  • Gold coin donation
  • Sock day
  • All things yellow
  • Yellow themed cake sale
  • Daffodil Day Pins (Perfect on blazers or backpacks)
  • Pin box for the month of August (perfect on reception desks or lunch rooms)
  • Host an event
  • Crazy Shirt day
  • Hat day
  • Yellow day
  • Bake off
  • Create a dedication wall for those affected by cancer that staff can add to

There are so many ways to fundraise, so register for something that works for you!

Once registered it is all very easy, share your host page on socials, print your QR poster, and your supporters can donate directly to your page and will receive a receipt immediately.

Other ways to support Daffodil Day


Volunteer at a Bunnings to sell bunches of daffodils, pins and accept donations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can donate to Daffodil Day online here.

You can find records of your past online donations and your tax receipts through the ‘Donor Login’ portal. Log in as a donor here. For offline donations, please contact your local office.

Register online here.

Daffodil Day officially falls on 22 August 2024, but you can fundraise anytime until the end of August.

We ask you to register so that we can provide you with resources, tips and tricks to make sure your fundraising is successful, including your Letter of Authority to Fundraise for Cancer Council.

Once you register, you’ll be able to access all the online resources you need to start fundraising. We’ll also be in touch regularly via email and SMS with fundraising tips and information on where your funds go and the difference your fundraising is making. If you need any help, you can contact our events team on 1300 65 65 85.

If you’re trying to log in but you can’t remember your password, click on the ‘Forgot password?’ link on the log in screen. Enter your email address and we’ll send you a link to reset your password.

The easiest way to bank the funds you raise is to login online. Alternatively, contact our fundraising team on 1300 65 65 85 team for other options.