92.7 Mix FM's Give Me 5 For Kids


92.7 Mix FM's Give Me 5 for Kids makes a real difference to the lives of the children of the Sunshine Coast and their families. The month-long appeal is held in June every year and has raised $5 million for the needs of local paediatric patients.


Comprising multiple events, socials, on-air auctions and a tin drive, the successful campaign is spearheaded by Mix FM's dedicated team who rally the community each year to help create world-class public health care for our youngest patients.

Read on below for the full 2019 calendar and event descriptions.

 

2019 CAUSES


 

LOCAL CLOWN DOCTORS


Funding to continue the local Clown Doctor service - delivering gags and giggles to sick children. A little humour goes a long way to treating children on the Sunshine Coast. The inspiring program treats young patients with a unique blend of 'laughter medicine' featuring jokes, silly dances and goofy songs.

100% of the local Clown Doctor service is funded by Wishlist. We are the only hospital foundation in Australia to indepedantly fund local Clown Doctors, thanks to fundraising through the 92.7 Mix FM's Give Me 5 For Kids appeal and the local community.


TARGET: $113,000 p/a

INTER-HOSPITAL PAEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE TRANSPORT TEAM

CHILDREN'S
YOGA THERAPY

DISTRACTION THERAPY

Vital equipment for an Inter-hospital Paediatric Critical Care Transport Team—providing safe and timely transport to critically unwell children from outlying and regional hospitals to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital for specialised care. Currently, transport of these children relies heavily on a team dispatched from Brisbane. Providing this equipment for a Sunshine Coast-based transport team will reduce the delay in critical care for children.
TARGET: $130,000
Funding to continue the Children’s Yoga Therapy– applying the therapeutical tools of yoga to help sick children get to a state of calm so their body can focus on healing.
Therapy sessions include breathing, relaxation techniques, yoga poses and affirmations. The sessions are especially helpful for patients with procedural anxiety, asthma, eating disorders and digestive issues. 
TARGET: $14,400 p/a
A range of distraction therapy items for kids to support paediatric services. Toys, bubbles, colouring kits and games to distract our littlest patients while they undergo treatment and care in hospital. 
TARGET: $5,000

 


2019 EVENTS

Read on below the calendar for event descriptions.


 

Friday 31 May Give Me 5 For Kids Launch 6am - 9am Australia Zoo
Saturday 1 June Poker Night 6.30pm Club Mooloolaba
Friday 7 June Burnside Ute Day 8.30am - 10.30am Burnside
Saturday 8 June Live in the Park 2pm - 6pm Buderim Village Park
Saturday 8 June Sunshine Plaza Tin Rattle 9am - 12pm Sunshine Plaza
Tuesday 11 June Art Auction 6pm The Hive, Maroochydore
Thursday 13 June Cash Clean Up 6am - 3pm Across the Sunshine Coast
Friday 14 June Ladies Lunch 11am - 2pm Novotel Twin Waters
Friday 14 June Rollerdrome 80s Party 6pm - 9pm Rollerdrome Family Skate Centre
Saturday 15 June Sunshine Plaza Tin Rattle 11am - 2pm Sunshine Plaza
Sunday 16 June Sunshine Coast Hotels Race Day 12pm - 5pm Corbould Park
Thursday 20 June QuizzaMe Themed Event 6.30pm Maroochy Surf Club
Monday 24 June Music Trivia Fancy Dress 6.30pm Maroochy RSL
Saturday 29 June Monster Auction 11am - 2pm Kawana Shopping World
Sunday 30 June Jessie’s Party 11am - 2pm Fraser Park, Golden Beach
Sunday 30 June Hog Ride - click here for tickets. 7am onwards Harley Davidson, Kunda Park
Friday 5 July Tally Reveal 6am - 9am To be confirmed
Friday 19 July Diamond Lunch 11am - 4pm Maroochy Surf Club
Friday 12 July Gentlemen's Gathering 12pm - 3pm Augello's

 


ABOUT THE 2019 EVENTS

 

LAUNCH: Friday 31 May

Come along to Australia Zoo to help us launch our Give Me 5 For Kids Campaign - Mark and Caroline will be broadcasting live from the entry of Australia Zoo (before the ticket gates), with plenty of interviews with Animal Handlers more. 
- FREE Bacon & Egg sandwich from our 92.7 Mix FM Street Team. 
- FREE face painter, so bring the kids along for a fun filled morning!
COST: Free
 

Poker Night: Saturday 1 June

This huge annual Give Me 5 For Kids Charity Poker Event is on again on the 1st June at Club Mooloolaba kicking off from 6pm. With cash and prizes up for grabs come along and see Mark and Caroline plus the Mix FM crew for a fun night of Poker! There will be add-ons and re-buys, so put on your best ‘Poker Face’ and lets do it for the kids!
COST: $10 per player
TICKETS RELEASED SOON

 

Live in the Park: Saturday 8 June

This inaugural event will bring together the entire Sunshine Coast Community for an afternoon of entertainment, food, wine and good company. It will be an relaxed family-friendly event which provides a unique day out for families and friends. Guest set-up their picnic rug on the grass to enjoy a full program of live entertainment and kids activities.
COST: Entry fee information to come
TICKETS RELEASED SOON
 

 

Sunshine Plaza Tin Rattle: Saturday 8 June

Have loose change? Drop it into our donation tins, 5c or $5 will make a HUGE difference to local sick kids. Every cent counts! Plus, we will be selling our Suncity Travel Caloundra Raffle Tickets- only $20 a ticket for your chance to win a trip for 2 to Croatia. Don’t miss out!!

 

Art Auction: Tuesday 11 June

Renowned Sunshine Coast Artists have donated all these incredible art pieces, where everything will go under the hammer to raise much needed funds for Give Me 5 For Kids. There will also be Live & Silent Auctions through the night. 
Bar / Food available on the night. 
COST: Free entry
 

 

Cash Clean Up: Thursday 13 June 

It's the girls vs boys! Heading up the teams are Todd & Sami who will be driving around coast collecting donations from local businesses. Listen to 92.7 Mix FM for information on how to get involved.

 

Ladies Lunch: Friday 14 June

Come and join heaps of ladies as special guest Julia Morris guest speaks at our Annual Give Me 5 For Kids Ladies Lunch. Come for an inspiring and enjoyable time. Tickets are only $110,this includes Buffet Lunch & Beverage Package for 3 HOURS, live auctions on the day. 
COST: $110 per person
TICKETS RELEASED SOON

 

Rollerdrome 80s Party: Friday 14 June

Grab your skates and dig out those 80s outfits! 92.7 Mixfm will be hosting an 80s Roller Drome Party @ Caloundra Rollerdrome Friday June 14 from 6pm-9pm.
COST: To be advised (tickets to be purchased on the day)

 

Music Trivia Fancy Dress: Saturday 15 June

This Give Me 5 For Kids Music Trivia Event is on again this year hosted by Mix FM’s own Lyndon Smith! This year it’s teams/tables of 8 and tickets to be pre-purchased online and just $10 per player- table of 8 = $80. Come dressed as your favourite artist if you wish and we will award the best dressed! The Riff-Off is always a hit...go up against Toddy from Mix FM and show us your best singing and rapping! Mark, Caroline, Todd, Sami and the Mix FM promo crew will all be there for this fantastic and fun filled event! Be sure to book early as this event will be capped and it’s sure to sell out quickly!
COST: $80 for team of 8 ($10 per player)
TICKETS RELEASED SOON

 

Sunshine Plaza Tin Rattle: Saturday 15 June

Have loose change? Drop it into our donation tins, 5c or $5 will make a HUGE difference to local sick kids. Every cent counts! 
Plus, we will be selling our Suncity Travel Caloundra Raffle Tickets- only $20 a ticket for your chance to win a trip for 2 to Croatia. Don’t miss out!!

 

Sunshine Coast Hotels Race Day: Sunday 16 June

Enjoy a day at the race track, with funds from tickets sales directed to 92.7 Mix FM's Give Me 5 For Kids. See the Sunshine Coast Turf Club website for the details.

 

Bogan QuizzaMe Themed Event: Thursday 20 June

For the first time ever Mark Darin & Caroline Terry Hutchinson are hosting a brand new Give Me 5 For Kids 'Bogan QuizzaMe' Charity Event! Game show style with buzzers and all on a big screen! Join Mark, Caroline and the Mix FM promo crew as they host this 1st ever Bogan QuizzaMe! Come along dressed up in your best 'Bogan gear', as there is prizes up for grabs! Ticket link to follow shortly, auctions and raffles will be on offer. Show your support and please donate generously so we can do it for the kids!
COST: $60 per team of 6 ($10 per player)
TICKETS RELEASED SOON

 

Monster Auction: Saturday 29 June

Mark & Caroline will be auctioning over $10,000 worth of items! Come along and bid on items that have been donated by businesses across the Sunshine Coast. Grab a bargain - EVERYTHING MUST GO.
COST: Free entry

 

Jessie’s Party: Sunday 30 June

Come and join in on this family filled day in the park, as we remember our friend Jessie and raise much needed funds for Give Me 5 For Kids. It's the perfect excuse to bring along family, friends, grandparents and enjoy food stalls, farm petting zoo, face painters, music and so much more! 
COST: $5 ticket = 5 drink or food vouchers (tickets to be purchased on the day)

 

Hog Ride: Sunday 30 June

You will be transported in style on the back of a HARLEY DAVIDSON, through the Hinterland. All inclusive breakfast bbq, Morning Tea at the Beerwah Hotel & Lunch at the Palmwoods Hotel. Hemlet can be provided on request.
Breakfast BBQ from 7am, bikes departing from 8:30am.
 
COST: $130 per person -or- $195 for two riders
Bus only ticket: $35 - follows the Harley’s around the Coast.
 

 

Tally Reveal: Friday 5 July

Join us for a FREE breakfast BBQ and a live outside broadcast with Mark & Caroline as they announce the final tally for the 92.7 Mix FM's Give Me 5 For Kids appeal. Location: TBA.

 

Gentlemen's Gathering: Friday 12 July

With: Billy Moore (Legend) & Mark Darin (Mix FM). Ticket includes entertainment, food & drink.
COST: $95 pp
TICKETS RELEASED SOON

 

Diamond Lunch: Friday 19 July

One lucky person will WIN a diamond, thanks to McClean Jewellers.
Tickets include live entertainment, lunch and welcome drink included.
COST: $120 pp, or table of ten $1200

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