Partners and supporters

Our generous partners and supporters helps make the Appeal what it is – the people’s charity


Principal partners




Major partners



2018 Kids Day Out Major Supporter




Media partners


Volunteer groups

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Enjoy delicious produce at the Woolworths Fresh Food Market

Thank you to the Woolworths staff and customers for over 30 years of incredible support for the Appeal.


The Good Friday Appeal brings together people from all parts of the community to raise funds for The Royal Children’s Hospital.

Regional Area Managers:

Rotary Club of Albury
Donald Urban Fire Brigade
Lismore GFA Group
Rotary of Rutherglen
Apex Club of Alexandra
Uncle Bobs Club Drouin
Little River Hotel GFA Committee
Lions Club of Sale Inc
Ararat Urban Fire Brigade
Uncle Bobs Club Drysdale
Longwood White Hart Hotel
San Remo CFA
Avenel Rural Fire Brigade
Dunkeld GFA Committee
Macarthur GFA Committee
Seaspray Good Friday Appeal
Avoca GFA Committee
Dunolly Urban Fire Brigade
Macedon Fire Brigade
Seville CFA
Lions Club of Bacchus Marsh Inc
Lions Club of Echuca
Maffra Fire Brigade
Seymour Urban Fire Brigade
Bairnsdale NAB
Edenhope GFA Committee
Manangatang GFA Committee
Shepparton Fire Brigade
Ballan Group of Fire Brigades
Eildon GFA Committee
Apex Club of Mansfield
Springhurst CFA
Bannockburn Fire Brigade
Elmore GFA Committee
Marnoo Navy Blue Supporters
Lions Club of St Arnaud
Baranduda Fire Brigade
Elphinstone Fire Brgiade
Marysville Fire Brigade
St James GFA Committee
Barmah Uncle Bobs Club
Erica Community
McEvoy Tavern Eldorado
St Leonards Golf Club
Bass Strait Charity Fund
Euroa Fire Brigade
Metcalfe Fire Brigade
Stanhope Fire Brigade
Beaufort GFA Committee
Finley Fire Brigade
Mildura/Irymple Fire Brigade
Stawell Urban Fire Brigade
Beeac Rural Fire Brigade
Fryerstown Fire Brigade
Commercial Hotel Minyip
Stratford Fire Brigade
Beechworth Urban Fire Brigade
Fyansford Hotel Social Club
Mirboo North GFA Committee
Strathmerton GFA Committee
Benalla Fire Brigade
Garvoc GFA Committee
Moe GFA Committee
Streatham & District GFA Committee
Bendigo Uncle Bobs Club
Geelong GFA Committee
Mooroopna Urban Fire Brigade
Swan Hill Bendigo Bank Ltd
Berriwillock GFA Committee
Uncle Bobs Club Gippsland
Mortlake GFA Committee
Swan Reach Hotel
Birchip GFA Committee
South Gippsland Fire Brigades
Morwell GFA Committee
Tallangatta GFA Committee
Birregurra GFA Committee
Girgarre Fire Brigade
Mount Beauty GFA Committee
Taradale Fire Brigade
Boolarra Bowling Club
Gisborne Fire Brigade
Mount Egerton Fire Brigade
Tatong Tavern GFA Committee
Boorhaman Hotel
Golden Age Hotel GFA Committee
Mount Moriac Hotel
Lions Club of Tatura
Boort Amity Club
Goroke Lions Club
Mulwala Fire Brigade
Telangatuk East GFA Committee
Bridgewater Urban Fire Brigade
Gunbower GFA Committee
Lions Club of Murchison
Terang CFA
Bright Fire Brigade
Lions Club of Hamilton
Murtoa GFA Committee
Thoona Hotel
Broadford Lions Club Inc
Harrow Rural Fire Brigade
Myrtleford GFA Committee
Timboon GFA Committee
Bundalong Tavern
Healesville Fire Brigade
Nagambie GFA Committee
Tocumwal Fire Brigade
Uncle Bobs Club Bunyip
Lions Club of Heathcote
Narrawong Fire Brigade
Tongala Fire Brigade
Cabbage Creek Caravan Park
Heyfield GFA Committee
Nathalia Uncle Bobs Club
Tooleybuc GFA Committee
Campbells Creek Urban Fire Brigade
Heywood GFA Committee
National Hotel Natimuk
Trafalgar Fire Brigade
Camperdown GFA Committee
Hillcrest Fire Brigade
Uncle Bobs Club Neerim South
Torrumbarry Hotel
Carisbrook Fire Brigade
Holbrook SES, Town & Rural Brigades
Newham Rural Fire Brigade
Trafalgar Criterion Hotel
Casterton GFA Committee
Hopetoun GFA Committee
Newstead Rural Fire Brigade
Traralgon GFA Committee
Castlemaine GFA Committee
Lions Club of City of Horsham Inc
Lions Club of Nhill
Lions Club of Trentham
Castlemaine Fire Brigade
Howlong Community
Retreat Hotel Nicholson
Tungamah Hotel GFA Committee
Cavendish GFA Committee
Inglewood Fire Brigade
Numurkah Fire Brigade
Lions Club of Violet Town
Charlton GFA Committee
Inverleigh Hotel GFA Committee
Nyah Fire Brigade
Wallan CFA
Chewton CFA
Inverloch GFA Committee
Ocean Grove Fire Brigade
Wandong Rural Fire Brigade
Chiltern GFA Committee
Jeparit Fire Brigade
Orbost GFA Committee
Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade
Churchill Hotel
Jerilderie Sports Club
Paynesville Fire Brigade
Warburton Fire Brigade
Clunes Fire Brigade
Jindera Community
Uncle Bobs Club Peninsula Group
Warracknabeal Urban Fire Brigade
Quota Club of Cobden
Lascelles Hotel
Phillip Island GFA Committee
Kiwanis Club of Warrnambool
Kiwanis Club of Cobram-Barooga
Lions Club of Kaniva
Poowong/Loch GFA Committee
Watchem Fire Brigade
Lions Club of Cohuna
Lions Club of Kerang
Historic Port Albert Boat Club
Wendouree Fire Brigade
Lions Club of Colac
Kiewa Fire Brigade
Portarlington Uncle Bobs Club
Wedderburn GFA Committee
Colbinabbin GFA Committee
Kilmore CFA
Port Fairy Fire Brigade
Willaura GFA Committee
Coleraine Hotel GFA Committee
Kinglake CFA
Portland GFA Committee
Winchelsea SES
Condah Hotel
Koo Wee Rup Fire Brigade
Pyalong Fire Brigade
Wodonga Lions Club
Corinella Fire Brigade
Koondrook GFA Committee
Victoria Hotel Pyramid Hill
Uncle Bobs Club Wonthaggi
Corop Fire Brigade
Koroit Fire Brigade
Quambatook Lions Club
Wonthaggi Workmens Club
Corowa GFA Committee
Uncle Bobs Club South Gippsland
Rainbow Urban Fire Brigade
Wood Wood GFA Committee
Corryong Urban Fire Brigade
Uncle Bobs Club West Gippsland
Redesdale Rural Fire Brigade
Woodend Fire Brigade
Kaneira Hotel Culgoa
Kyabram Fire Brigade
Riddells Creek Fire Brigade
Woodside CFA
Darnum Good Friday Appeal
Kyneton Lions Club
Robinvale & District GFA
Woomelang GFA Committee
Daylesford GFA Committee
Lake Boga Hotel
Rochester GFA Committee
Wycheproof Urban Fire Brigade
Deniliquin GFA Committee
Lake Tyers Angling Club
Romsey Fire Brigade
Yallourn North Bowling Club
Derrinallum Progress Association
Lakes Entrance Fire Brigade
Rosedale GFA Committee
Yarragon Community
Digby GFA Committee
Lang Lang GFA Committee
Ruffy Rural Fire Brigade
Yarram Club Hotel
Lions Club of Dimboola
Leitchville Hotel GFA Committee
Rupanyup Urban Fire Brigade
Yarrawonga CMCU
Apex Club of Leongatha
Rushworth GFA Committee
Yea Community Volunteers

Metropolitan Collection Groups:

22 Engineer Regiment & Friends
Casey Group of Fire Brigades
Dandenong Ranges Group of Fire Brigades
Knox Fire Brigades Group
Pakenham & District Fire Brigades
Sri Lanka German Technical Training Institute
WCF Group
Edithvale Fire Brigade
Mount Eliza Fire Brigade
Multiverse Science Fiction Group
Patterson River Fire Brigade
Caroline Springs Fire Brigade
Lions Club of Altona Inc
Tabitha Allen Group
Werribee Fire Brigade
Eynesbury CFA
Kalkallo Junior Fire Brigade
Official Richmond Cheer Squad
Aviation Rescue Firefighting Melbourne
Aviation Rescue Firefighting Melbourne
Browns Corner Hotel Coburg
Bulla CFA
Craigieburn CFA
David Byass & Nicole Jolley
Epping Fire Brigade
Frankston CFA
German Shepherd Dog Club of Vic Inc “Western Branch”
Hampton Park Fire Brigade CFA
Hoppers Crossing Fire Brigade
Lions Club of Dandenong Inc
Lions Club of Dandenong Inc
Maroondah District Girl Guides
Mooroolbark Urban Fire Brigade
Narre Warren/Berwick Fire Brigades
Nillumbik Group of Fire Brigades
Point Cook Fire Brigade
North Victoria Sri Lankan Welfare Association
RCH Pied Pipers
Uncle Bobs Club
St Kilda Road Art Centre Group
Sunbury SES/CFA
Yarrambat Fire Brigade
Truganina Fire Brigade
South Morang Fire Brigade
Sarah Tokley Doorknock
Tran Van Khac Rover Crew
Friends of the Children Foundation

Fundraising business and organisations for the 2018 Good Friday Appeal:

Herald Sun / CityLink Run for The Kids Villawood Properties and Henley Homes Woolworths staff and customers Cadbury
2018 team Nathan sulky race DOCTORS OF NORTHCOTE Lollipops Playaland Croydon Saltwater Coast Community Group
AA recycling pty ltd trading as Pick a Part Domain Lollipops Playland & Café Pakenham San Remo Hotel / Phillip Island & San Remo Rotary
ABD GROUP Dusk til Dawn Square Dance Group Lollipops Playland and Café Fountain Gate Sandown Cobras All Abilities Sports Inc
Aegis Services Australia E Series Owners Club LOLLIPOPS PLAYLAND AND CAFE BUNDOORA Sandown greyhound racing club
AETS YOUTH JOBS PATH GROUP WYNDHAM VALE Eddies pool & snooker hall Pty.Ltd Lollipops Playland and Cafe Carrum Downs Santa’s Place Ararat
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Company Australia Pty Ltd Elevate your Life Lollipops Playland ForestHill Scope Aust
Airstream Cafe Elle Belle Recruitment Lollipops Playland Noble Park Shadows Boxing Gym
Alanah (Stephanie Knibbs) Ellie Slorach Lollipops Playland Sunshine ShineWing Australia
ALH GROUP ELTHAM FOOTBALL CLUB Lonsdale Golf Club Showcars Melbourne
Allied Pickfords Melbourne Eltham Leisure Centre Love TEAse Shrimpy’s fish and chip’s whittlesea
ANCA Employees of EnergyAustralia and Alliance Partners Luce Fit Australia smoothfm 91.5
Anytime Fitness Caroline Springs EmpowerFit MADE, by megan SO’R Construction
Anytime Fitness Forest Hill EnerSys Australia Pty Ltd Madman Entertainment sommerton park cafe
Anytime Fitness Ringwood ESTA staff Marngoneet Correctional Centre St Kilda Football Club
Arabella Calandro Eternal Beauty Salon Master Cutterz Hair Studio St Leonards Golf Club
Arnold Classic Australia Pty Ltd Eureka Tower McCain Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd Stag Hotel Social Club – Learmonth
AstralPool Australia Excel Martial Arts McDougall Playhosue Cafe Starz Dance Centre
Ausport SuperStore F45 Craigieburn Me Time Training Statewide Services Group
Australian Comfort Group F45 GLADSTONE PARK Melbourne IT Group Step into Life Ocean Grove
Australian Ride On Lawn Mower Racing Association Faculty of Arts and Education Melbourne Public Step into Life Torquay
Australian Unity Family Dental Care Melbourne Real Estate Steven William Bowkett
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence First State Super Merool Holiday Park Suncorp – Narre Warren Hub
Bakers Delight – Geelong West Fish & Chippery by The Atlantic Metcash Super Gardens Pty Ltd
Balranald District Ex-Services Memorial Club Limited Francis Sisters Art Show Metropolitan Remand Centre Sylvia’s Home Embroidery
Balwyns Barber Frasers Property Australia MICM Property SYMBION, KEYSBOROUGH
Bandit Entertainment G AND F WRAPPING Miele [email protected]
Banyule leisure at the Ivanhoe Aquatic Centre Galilee Solicitors MIRVAC VIC PTY LTD Tasty Tuckers Cafe & Mini Golf
Barooga Laundromat Gangemi’s Fruit & Vegetables Moonee Ponds Traders Association Tavis Baker
Barwon Grove Golf Club Inc (aka The Tin Shed) Garry & Jackie Paul Moorabbin Archery Club taylors lakes hotel
Bayside Osteopathic Clinic Geelong Steam Preservation Society t/as The Bellarine Railway Moorefield Park Childcare Centre Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman
Bead 360 Gippsland Lakes Yacht Club – Juniors & Youth Mooroopna Bakery Tesselaar Direct
Beat fitness 24.7 Good friday family day at longford Mr Boogie Man Bar TGI Fridays Australia
Beca Pty Ltd Greenvale Christmas Lights MR SPONGE HAND CAR WASH & CAFE The Ballarat Courier
Bella Bambini Hair Accessories Greenvale gardens annual xmas patry in the park Multi Modal Authorised Officer The brewers table Seymour
Bendigo Bank Kew | Kew East Community Branch Guzzlers Rod and Kustom Car Club (INC) Multinet Gas – Customer Resolutions The Clayton Hotel
Bertha Cafe Hairhouse Warehouse Pty Ltd Murray River Holiday Park The Club Hotel FTG
Beven Family Lemonade Stall Hammers Gym Music by the Lake The Home Hotel
BGIS Helpdesk HEALESVILLE GREYHOUND ASSOCIATION INC. Narre Warren Pharmacy The Hotel Windsor
Black Hatt Hotel Heartcoo Candles Narre Warren Sporting Club The Hotel Windsor
Blerick Tree Farm Heidelberg Golf Club Good Friday Fundraiser Nasreen Adam THE HUB, Glen Waverley Uniting Church
BlueScope Steel HEYFIELD BAKERY National Australia Bank The Jungle Body with Kat B & tribe
BMW CAR CLUB OF VICTORIA Hoops 247 Indoor Sports Centre National Hotel Clunes The Larwill Studio
Boost Juice Horsham Bendigo Bank North Melbourne Football Club The Moonee Ponds Club
Bootique Skin HSV OWNERS CLUB OF VICTORIA North Ringwood Gym The Murphy Family
Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway Hunky Dory Fish & Chips Note Printing Australia The Olympic Hotel
Braybrook Hotel Hunters Kitchen & Bar Nottinghill hotel The Post Office Hotel
Brunswick Private Hospital Illuka Hair Studio Nova Entertainment The Spottiswoode Hotel
Burger Inc. InSync Physiotherapy & Pilates Nufarm Australia Ltd Social Club The Tooth Doctor
Bushies Bakery Pty Ltd Islamic Council of Victoria Nunawading and District Motocross Club thuykimentertainment
Butterbing Cookie Sandwiches Ithacan philanthropic society O-I Australia Tico’s drive thru
Canoe Canoe Restaurant Ivanhoe Grammar School, Plenty Campus, Year 11 VCE Units 1 & 2 Business Management class Ocean Grove Bowling Club inc. TIS National and Global Feedback Unit
Captains of Rye Ivory & Chain Old Gippstown Toyota Motor Corporation Australia (TMCA) – National Service Division
Carlton and United Breweries Jack & Hill Studio On line budgie auctions Toyworld Central Highpoint
Casey Central Osteo Jakob’s Day / Jakob’s Night Origin Energy Tract Consultants Pty Ltd
Castlemaine District Junior Motocross Club Jesters Rod &Custom Club Ourlieu Transform Fitness Pty Ltd
Central Victorian Lion Team Jetpets Ourlieu Transport Accident Commission
CLARION HOTEL ON CANTERBURY Jets Gymnastics Outside The Box Training Transurban Limited
Continental Tyres Jetts Oakleigh Papanastasiou Family / Olivia’s Badges Treasury Wine Estates, Coldstream Hills Winery
Cooking 4 Kids Jims Bait and Tackle Parkville Gardens Residents Association TRUE ALLIANCE
Coolaroo Hotel Johann Nicholas and family Patrick Chirico Coaching True Foods
Cooper family John Holland – Mernda Rail Extension Patterson River Golf Club UBE BAR & EATERY
Core Strength Fitness Centre John Holland Pty Ltd Peninsula Gymnastics Uni Hill Factory Outlets/MAB
Coronet City Cricket Club Johnsons MME Perfect Pointe’ School of Dance United Energy Social Club
Costco Ringwood Jump Dance Challenge Pescare restaurant Universal Restaurant
Costco Wholesale Docklands Jump Swim Schools Reservoir/Beat Dance School Reservoir Pfizer Melbourne Versity Hair Salon
Costco Wholesale Moorabbin Kardinia childcare and kindergarten Pigeon Radio Australia Vicinity Shopping centres
Crazy Climb Kawasaki Z Owners Victoria PJ O’Brien’s Irish Pub victorian classic & vintage speedway club
Cretan Brotherhood Youth of Melbourne Kellie Kempton Point Cook Fire Brigade and Community Good Friday Appeal Victorian Electoral Commission
Crocs Playcentre & Muffin Break Café Derrimut Kevin Dennis Volkswagen Public Transport Victoria Social Club Victorian Kyokushin Karate Association Inc.
CrossFit South East Koroit Agricultural Society Queenscliff Bowling, Tennis & Croquet Club Ass. Inc. Victorian Line Dance Association
CSL Social Club Kruze4Kids Raising Hope Visy Board
Dalton’s Good Friday Appeal KYKHAIR Raleigh st community childrens centre Vivace Restaurant
Dandenong Intake Department of Health and Human Services Kyneton Football Netball Club Regis Frankston Wallington’s WRG
Dandenong Sheriff’s Office, Department of Justice and Regulation Kyneton Football Netball CLub Reservoir Leisure Centre Wantirna Club
Dandenong Workers Social Club LaManna Direct Rivers of Yarrambat Warburton Advancement League
Daylesford Spa Country Railway LaManna Premier Group Rockn Suzies Warriors Victoria
Debt Engagement Committee – Australian Taxation Office Landmark Rosstown and Racecourse Hotel WATERMARC – BELGRAVIA LEISURE
DECJUBA Lang Lang Business Group Rotary Club of Wandin Custom Car and Bike Show Williamson’s Foodworks – Gisborne
Department of Human Services Zone Northern Victoria Latrobe Valley Street Machiners Inc. Royal Exchange Hotel Cork Club Williamson’s Foodworks – Sunbury
Department of Justice and Regulation Little Rascals Play centre Royal Saxon Woolworths Limited
Dexus Property Group Little Sports Heroes Rylands of Kew (Independent Living) Yamaha Music Australia
Dezyred for hair and soy candles LiveWell Program, Bellarine Aquatics and Sports Centre, City of Greater Geelong. Sabelberg Morcos Lawyers Yarrambat Golf Club Inc
DLA PIPER Loddon FITT SAF-HOLLAND (Australia) Pty Ltd Yassmina and Aya’s Doll and Teddy Party
  Lollipop’s Playland Bentleigh East Salte Cafe Yenckens Hardware Pty Ltd

Organisations who provide support through donations of goods, services, staff and expertise:

ACMN Marketing & Advertising Davies Bakery Majestic Caravans Scenic Luxury Cruises
APCD Services Design to Print Mars Chocolate Sprintquip Pty Ltd
Ability Works Don Sheil Mazda Australia South Wharf Precinct
Armaguard Group ESTA Mediterranean Wholesalers St John Ambulance Australia (Vic) Inc
Bakers Delight Essendon Football Club Melbourne Holden Dealers State Emergency Service
Bendigo Bank Harry the Hirer Metropolitan Fire Brigade Steamcorp Armoured
Breadwinner Holden Mother Earth Thrive PR
Cadbury Hip Kids Milo & Co. TR Hirecom
Carman’s InterHampers Australia National Crime Check Cleanaway
Coca-Cola Amatil Jalee Impressions Oxygen SMS Trolley Security
Complete Function Hire Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Pepsico VFJ Sales & Service
Consolidated Media Distribution Lombards Qantas Victorian Mazda Dealers
South East Water Wilson Parking Shout ANZ Woolworths
SamX Express 7-Eleven Scali Orchards & Coolstores  Fletcher the Etcher

2018 Kids Day Out activity groups:

13 CABS Funky Fingers Nail Art MCEC Table Tennis Australia
3AW Gecko Sports Melbourne Costume Group Thunderbird Car Club
501st Legion Golf Victoria Melbourne Victory Triathlon Victoria
Action Events Herald Sun Mr & Mrs Booth Twinkle Toez
Ally Boom Boom and the Cool Bananas Hockey Australia National Gallery Victoria Uncle Bobs Club
Australian Volunteer Coastguard Holden / Melbourne Holden Dealers Association NOVA FM University of Melbourne Teddy Bear Hospital
BankVic Jhoom Bollywood Dancers Parks Victoria Victoria Police Soccer Club
Basketball Australia Kidding Around Pevan and Sarah Vietnamese Community of Australia – Vic Chapter
Pied Pipers Kidzaid Pied Pipers Woolworths
Bop til you Drop Little Athletics Victoria Rebel Legion X Golf
Bubble Muffin Kids Cooking Club Logistics Events Australia Royal Children’s Hospital Auxiliaries Zumba
Castle & Cubby Lombard SES  
CFA Luna Moonies SMOOTH 91.5 FM  
Channel 7 Majestic Caravans South East Water  
City Of Melbourne Mazda Australia St John Ambulance  


The Good Friday Appeal is supported by the generosity and hard work of many individuals and organisations. Those listed on this page are just some of the thousands who come together to support the kids at The Royal Children’s Hospital each year. Thank you