Top tips for getting sponsors

Take a look through these brilliant tried and tested fundraising ideas.


Get Appy!

Download our World's Greatest Shave App to make telling everyone about your shave easy.

  • available for iPhones, iPads and Android devices
  • ask your friedds to sponsor you by SMS
  • post photos
  • keep track of your goal
  • set up a countdown to your shave.

Our top fundraising use the App as it's so easy to ask more people. It's a breeze to message everyone in your phone's contacts. So snip to it!

More brilliant ideas

Ask Everyone

  • Family and friends should be the first on your list

  • Then ask classmates, colleagues, customers and local businesses.

  • Need some inspiration?  Check out the memory jogger for ideas of who to ask.

Download the Memory Jogger

Use a collection box

Put up posters and leave a collection box on the counter at your work, school or club.

Then send a message around asking people to put in some money.

Put a bag of lollies next to it to tempt them into donating!

Raffle it

Talk to people in your local community to see if they'll donate a prize.

Your local cafe might donate a voucher for breakfast, or the nearest cinema might donate movie passes. 

Put together a basket full of treats you've baked.

Click here to try our cookie recipe

Sell, sell, sell

Boost your fundraising by selling goodies from the World's Greatest Shave online shop.

Put a little pack together of wristbands, water bottles and balloons and add chocolate, chips and other treats.

Click here to visit the shop now.

Get the gear

Look the part on your big day with out World's Greatest Shave merchandise.

Grab a pack which includes a t-shirt, capes and balloons for $29.95.

Or snap up a limited edition 20 year anniversary cap.

The money you spend will also be helping Aussies beat their blood cancer.

Shop online now

Get sizzling

An oldie but a goodie: hold a BBQ and ask for a donation to enjoy lunch. Goes down at treat at work on a Friday.

Host a public event

We are always looking for people to host a shave event where the public can shave in front of a crowd.

Click here to let us know you're interested in hosting

Shave in public

You can do your shave at one of hundreds of free public events. 

Hairdressers and equipment are provided.

Check out the list of events near you

Make a day of it

Think about when and where you'll shave.

Shave or colour anytime during 14-18 March (it's fine if another date suits you better).

Hold your shave in a public place where people can get in on the fun.

Fundraise on the day by holding an auction - the highest bidder earns the right to shave you.

Shave day

Remember it's all about you and the extraordinary thing you're doing to help Aussies with leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

Post plenty of before and after selfies using #worldsgreatestshave

Keep fundraising after you shave. People will be generous once they see your sacrifice, and you can pay-in money until June 30.