Support Perth's most vulnerable this Christmas.

Christmas Lunch in the Park is back! This annual event supports people experiencing homelessness or social isolation. For these people in our community, Christmas can be an extremely difficult time of year.

As little as $35 can provide a Christmas lunch to a person at risk or experiencing homelessness. Please donate or start a fundraiser today and stand with people in need this Christmas. 

$24,706 raised

$50,000 Goal

$24,706 raised

$50,000 Goal



Lunches raised

How your donation can help


provides a Christmas lunch and a care package to a person in need.


provides a single parent and child with Christmas lunch and care package.


provides a family of four with Christmas lunch and care packages.


provides a table of 10 with Christmas lunch and care packages.

In the event that enough funds are raised to cover the cost of all Christmas lunches, the remaining funds will be used on other event expenses for Christmas Lunch in the Park, such as hot showers, laundry services and haircuts.

How you can help this Christmas

Provide Perth's most vulnerable with a place to call home this Christmas Day. Funds raised will help those experiencing homelessness enjoy a shared lunch, hot showers, haircuts, companionship, and vital access to Mission Australia's community support services.

48 years

Australia's longest running and largest community funded Christmas event designed specifically for those most in need.

70,000 meals

Since the first event in 1975, over 70,000 meals have been served to Perth's most vulnerable and in need on Christmas Day.

1,200 care packs

Every adult attendee will receive a care pack containing essential personal resources.

1,200 attendees

This year over 1,800 attendees are expected to attend in 2023. For many, without the event, they would be alone on Chrstmas day.

Start your fundraiser today!

Every dollar raised helps prevent one more person going hungry or being alone on Christmas Day.

This extends to include a care pack, hearty lunch, hot showers, haircuts, laundry services and donated clothing. There is also access to vital community services for wrap-around support.

You'll directly support Perth’s most disadvantaged families and individuals, helping provide a welcoming and safe place to come together to share in the festivities on Christmas Day.

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Fundraising event ideas

There are many activities where you can charge an entry fee to help raise funds or ask for donations in return; here are some popular suggestions:

  • Host a BBQ or movie night
  • Get sponsored for walking or running a certain distance
  • Decorate your house with Christmas lights
  • Host a morning tea
  • Sell chocolates in your workplace or community group
  • Host a quiz night
  • Wash cars in your neighbourhood
  • Host a karaoke night
  • Have a fancy dress day at school or work
  • Host an X-Box tournament or a read-a-thon

Check out out the wonderful Christmas day event you're supporting!

So, what are you waiting for? Start supporting Perth's most vulnerable today!