How you can help
Victoria works in partnership with the wider community in
order to achieve our mission. We rely on the generosity
of people in the community who partner with us to raise
much needed income for services. Other people give their
time and skills as volunteers.
Our recurrent government funding only represents 23% of
our total income. We are reliant on donations, bequests
and other forms of income in order to raise approximately
67% of the funds needed to offset the shortfall in service
with a Donation
donation makes a difference.
Unlike many charities, we choose not to telemarket, nor
do we use expensive mail houses. We rely on the generosity
of volunteers to work with us to produce and distribute
two letter appeals each year, in December and in June. In
this way, we are able to keep the costs of fundraising to
an absolute minimum, maximizing the donated amount to go
Leave a Gift
in Your Will
Parkinson’s Victoria in your will creates a powerful
legacy that will positively impact upon many people beyond
your lifetime. Some members of the community let us know
they intend to make a bequest. Others choose to support
our valuable work by making anonymous bequests.
More information in leaving a gift in your will is available
Donations in Lieu of Flowers
people choose to make an in-memoriam donation, or to donate
money, rather than send flowers to funerals and memorial
services. Contact our office for more information.
can send out free in memoriam envelopes on request.
you can now commemorate and celebrate the life of a loved
one by creating an “In Memory of Tribute Page in their
name, and requesting donations to Parkinson's Victoria.
In Memory of Tribute Pages give you the opportunity to celebrate,
honour and remember the life of a loved one and to share
these reflections with friends, family and others.
personal Tribute Page is also a unique way for people to
support a cause close to you and your loved one’s
heart - Parkinson’s Victoria - and others who are
living with Parkinson's.
just a few simple steps you can build your personal Tribute
Page and then approach friends and family for a donation
by emailing around the unique link of your webpage.
Each donation is recorded on your page along with any message of support from your donors, and donors receive an electronic receipt immediately.
Memory of..." website
to create your own Tribute Page today. If you require assistance,
please contact our office on (03) 9581-8700
thank you for thinking of others at this time.
their time and skills to reduce the impact of Parkinson’s.
Contact our office if you would like to assist in this way.
a Member of Parkinson's Victoria
here for further information and to download a membership
Companies, large or small, can partner with
us in a number of ways. These include making financial donations
towards service delivery costs, sponsoring events, offering
pro bono services or through employee participation schemes.
Support our Fundraising Events
time to time we conduct a fundraising dinner, auction or
similar events to raise much needed funds. Your support,
as a participant, sponsor or volunteer is most welcome.