This Dry July was supported by over 81,000 participants and raised a total of $3.64 million for patients at 37 different cancer services across the country. Even though July is over, you can still contribute.
This Dry July 19,670 Australians embarked on a booze-free month to raise money for adults living with cancer. The contributions received are used to improve the wellbeing of adult cancer patients by providing funds to create better services and environments for them and their families.
For the first time this year, Dry July’s campaign was focused on the ‘Try July’ message. The goal was for participants to imagine what they could achieve without a hangover and also to set themselves a goal to achieve during the dry month.
Dry July co-founder, Brett McDonald, says the month has been a huge success in Australia this year: ‘Seeing so many go booze-free to help improve the wellbeing of adult cancer patients is incredibly gratifying.’
There have been seven Dry July campaigns to date where more than 90,000 participants have collectively raised over $20m AUD. The funds raised help to support more than 40 different cancer services across New Zealand and Australia.
Dry July was again supported by a stellar line-up of ambassadors who pledged to go booze-free in support of adults living with cancer including well-known personalities.
Visit www.dryjuly.com for a full list of beneficiaries in 2014, information on past funds in action, celebrity supporters and fundraising tallies.
Donations remain open until 31 August. Contribute at https://au.dryjuly.com/donate/