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Community Fundraising Events 2019

If you are interested in getting involved in any of these events, please complete the form at the bottom of the page and we’ll get in touch closer to the event(s).

Perth Upmarket Sunday 24 March 2019Sunday 24 March

Perth’s original & biggest design market. Held every quarter, its the perfect place to pick up something unique and made right here in WA! We’ll have a merchandise stall and need help to run it through the course of the day: 2-3 hour shifts, either morning, mid-day or afternoon.

Boss' Blind Date - April 2019April

New for 2019, this invite-only immersive fundraising event, where WA’s top bosses go blindfolded for one work day to raise funds for Guide Dogs WA. Aimed at CEO level, nominate someone (select Boss’ Blind Date in the form) that you think should be invited to join in the fun.

Saturday 6 April

A different spin on the original Upmarket. It connects WA artists with art lovers & enthusiasts. As with the March Upmarket, we’ll have a merchandise stall and will need help to run 2-3 hour shifts, morning, mid-day or afternoon.

Wednesday 10 April

Our annual Guide Dog Street Appeal Day;  orange t-shirted fundraising volunteers hit the streets of Perth for the day. Join our Corporate Team Challenge with your colleagues to raise the most in a 2-hour period. Will Team Rio Tinto take the trophy again in 2019 …?

Thelma's Card StallFriday 10 – Sunday 12 May

Get your Mother’s Day cards with that personal touch! Thelma’s handmade card stall be at Karrinyup Shopping Centre (outside Woolworths) over the weekend of 10 – 12 May. Stock up on cards for all occasions, with all proceeds supporting Guide Dogs WA!

Team Jog $ A Dog - HBF Run For A ReasonSunday 19 May

Join Team Jog 4 A Dog in the 2019 HBF Run For A Reason and help raise $35,000 to support & train another puppy. Walk, jog or run in the 4k, 12k or half marathon. Our Ambassador Dogs greet you at the finishing line with post-race refreshments.

Perth Upmarket Sunday 23 JuneSunday 23 June

Can you help us run our merchandise stall (2-3 hour shifts, either morning, mid-day or afternoon)? Take some time out and browse through more than 180 stalls, each offering locally-made products & goodies.

PAWGUST: Walk 30 Minutes for 30 Days During AugustAugust

Join us for this year’s PAWGUST challenge to walk 30 minutes for 30 days with your pooch. Go solo or join a team and get out and about this winter. Pre-register for this year’s event!

Take the Central Park Plunge13 – 14 September

Not for the faint-hearted! Abseil 220m down 52 floors from Central Park on St George’s Terrace.

We are an official charity partner for 2019, so you can help to raise funds to support & train another Guide Dog puppy.

Perth Upmarket Sunday 15 SeptemberSunday 15 September

Put on an orange t-shirt and help us run our merchandise stall for 2-3 hours in the morning, mid-day or afternoon. There’s more than 180 stalls to pick up some early Christmas gifts or treat yourself to some WA-made items from local merchants.

Swan Taxis Charity Car WashNovember

Final date to be confirmed. We need hands-on-deck at the Swan Taxis depot in Victoria Park, to wash cars and help with the merchandise stall. Come along, get stuck in and have some fun!

Thelma's Card Stall22 – 24 November

Get your Christmas cards with a personal touch. Thelma’s handmade card stall will once again be at Karrinyup Shopping Centre. Stock up on cards for all occasions, with all proceeds supporting Guide Dogs WA.

Perth Upmarket Sunday 24 November24 November

The last Upmarket before Christmas, with a bumper number of stall, its your last chance to pick up some home-grown gifts for friends & family. We’ll need help on our merchandise stall; if you can help for 2-3 hours during the course of the day, please complete the form and tell us!

Grant A Puppy A WishDecember

Back for 2019, the Guide Dog puppies create a wish list of gifts they’d really love to receive from Santa, including Kongs, toys & beds. Collection points are located around the city; if your company would like to host a collection box, please let us know!

Prairie Dunes Christmas LightsDecember

Prairie Dunes switch on their annual display of Christmas lights in this month. Over the years, they’ve raised enough funds to support 8, yes 8, Guide Dog puppies! Plan an evening visit to see the amazing spectacle.

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