FAQs

What is the Good Friday Appeal Virtual Tin Shake?

Due to the restrictions on door to door fundraising this year, the Good Friday Appeal is taking their appeal online with Virtual Tins. Each town has been assigned a Virtual Tin that can be donated to to raise funds for the Good Friday Appeal!

How do I create my own virtual tin?

Whether you're a business, a school, an individual or a CFA, creating your own tin is simple. To start, click Create Tin and in just a few steps you'll have your own Virtual Tin which you can start sharing and raising funds for the Good Friday Appeal. Don't forget, you can attach your tin to a Regional Town, simply follow the prompts.

Where does the money go?

With support from our wonderful community of fundraisers, the Good Friday Appeal can help the Hospital continue to provide world-class care to patients and their families by funding projects in four key areas: State of the art equipment and technology Ground breaking research Education and training for staff development Patient and family centred care programs Thank you for choosing the Good Friday Appeal. Your fundraising efforts will make a real difference to the lives of children at The Royal Children's Hospital.

How do I find the Virtual Tin for my town?

You can search for your town with the "Find a Tin" search functionality located at the top of your screen.

I'm having trouble logging into my account.

You can login to your Virtual Tin Shake from the homepage, click Login in the top right hand corner and enter your email address and password.

I forgot my username and password.

When logging in, enter your email address and click on 'Forgot Your Password?', we will send you an email with a prompt to reset it.

How do I donate to a Virtual Tin?

Click on 'Find a Tin' and search for the School, Town, Business or CFA that you would like to donate to.

I've donated, what else can I do to help?

Thank you for your generous donation - you can help by spreading the message far and wide. Use the share buttons on your Virtual Tin page to share the tin with your friends and family!

How do I share my Virtual Tin?

Click Login in the top right hand corner of the Virtual Tin Shake to access your Virtual Tin. Once you are logged in, click on your name and select Get Support. Follow the prompts on the page.

How do I edit my page?

Click Login in the top right hand corner of the Virtual Tin Shake to access your Virtual Tin. Once you are logged in, click on your name and select Edit My Page. From here, you can upload a photo by clicking on the photo icon, share your page on Social Media, increase your Fundraising Target and Update your Blog.

Do you have fundraising tips to help me get started?

Personalise your Virtual Tin by adding a photo and a personal message on your Virtual Tin Shake page. Let supporters know why you are fundraising for the Good Friday Appeal.

Share your Virtual Tin Shake on Social Media and provide regular updates to keep your friends, family and colleagues engaged and involved.

Ask your friends and family to share your Virtual Tin Shake with their network by forwarding your Virtual Tin Shake page.