Cancer Council Queensland’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea has brought together millions of Australians over a cup of tea in support of those affected by cancer.
The official event kicks on in May each year, but you can still host an event before 30 June. Participants help to fund cancer research, education and support programs. The annual event raises over $7 million nationally.
How to Host a Biggest Morning Tea
The Queensland Cancer Council suggests:
Decide what kind of morning tea you’d like to host and send your invites out in plenty of time. We all know how busy people can get!
It’s your chance to host your tea your way, so think up some fun activities or dream up a sweet theme. People love having a good time for a great cause, so do things that everyone can get involved in. There are plenty of delicious recipes on the website.
Whether it’s a full-on royal luncheon or a simple tray of scones, no morning tea is complete without tasty treats. To make things easy you could ask each guest bring their favourite morning tea treat! A good way to keep things COVID-safe is to serve items individually wrapped or create separate boxes of treats for your guests rather than share plates.
Nothing says ‘FUN’ like decorations. Use the posters and bunting from your host kit or online, pop on a nice tablecloth and get people to dress up! You could even play some fun music to set the scene. If you’re hosting virtually, put up some bunting on the wall behind you or download our fun Zoom background!
Spread the word! No matter how you’re hosting, make sure to share your fundraising page with friends and family via social media, asking everyone for donations – even if they’re unable to attend. Your morning tea is doing something incredible to help people impacted by cancer, so be proud and shout it from the rooftops! You might even inspire someone else to have their own morning tea, meaning you’ll be making an even bigger impact.
By hosting or attending Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea (in-person or virtually), participants will help support all Australian’s affected by cancer.
Those who want to donate or host can register at biggestmorningtea.com.au or call 1300 65 65 85.
Due to current circumstances, Cancer Council Queensland encourages all to follow the recommended guidelines provided by the Australian Government. Details regarding Cancer Council Queensland fundraising events may change as circumstances change. For more information and support regarding cancer and COVID-19, please visit www.health.gov.au.