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Donate to Butterfly

You can bring HOPE to those suffering from an eating disorder today. Your donation allows us to fund vital programs and services. THANK YOU!

You can donate online in the following ways. 

Capital Fund

Donating to our Capital Fund will enable the long term sustainability of Butterfly so that we can provide assistance and support to future Australians suffering from eating disorders and negative body image. 

Donate, and find out more about our Capital Fund.  

Community Fundraising Donation

Butterfly's Community Fundraising donation is for community fundraising events that have run in schools, businesses or as an individuals.

Donate to our Community Fundraising.

MAYDAYS 2017 Donation

Eating disorders have an alarmingly high of mortality and suicide risk.

During May, Butterfly is raising awareness and advocating for change through our MAYDAYS 2017 campaign, to help improve the outcomes for those with eating disorders.  

Donate to our MAYDAYS 2017 Campaign

Make a Cheque

If you wish to donate to Butterfly through a cheque, please address this to:
Attention: Elizabeth Herd
The Butterfly Foundation
PO Box 7026 Glen Iris VIC 3146

Any questions relating to donations, please email elizabeth.herd@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au

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Donation Questions

Capital fund or general fundraising?

Donating to our Capital Fund will enable the long term sustainability of Butterfly so that we can provide assistance and support to future Australians suffering from eating disorders and negative body image. 

Donating to our General Fundraising meets the immediate needs of our programs and services. 

Is my donation tax deductable?

Butterfly is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) with Item 1 status and is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and is a registered charity under the provisions of the Charitable Fundraising Act (NSW) 1991 – CF no. 18393. Therefore, all donations over $2 are tax deductible.

How will I know where Butterfly has used my donation?

Contact our Fundraising Coordinator, 
elizabeth.herd@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au to find out where your donation has supported Butterfly. You may also be interested in receiving our email half yearly Butterfly newsletter that updates our activities. 

When will I receive my tax receipt?

A tax receipt will be posted or emailed within the week of making the donation. For online donations, an order notification will be emailed immediately after a donation is made and then a tax receipt will be emailed within the week.

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Worried about a friend or someone you care about?

It can be extremely difficult raising the subject of eating disorders with a friend or loved one. To be supportive one needs to learn what to say and what not to say.  

 

We can help you with knowing when to talk to your friend and what to say. ›

Concerned parents & carers

Communicating your concern with your child about eating and dieting behaviour can be extremely difficult. Butterfly offers a range of services that can provide you with skills and information related to communicating with your child.  

 

We can help you with recognising issues and what to do. ›

Teachers & Professionals Working with Young People

Teachers and those working with young people are often the first to become aware of dis-ordered eating behaviours.  Butterfly Education provides early intervention and prevention skills for professionals working with young people. 

We have a range of advice & resources ›