Benefits of Dry July

Dry July Benefit Mental Health

Clear your head

Dry July Benefit Energy

More energy

Dry July Benefit Sleep

Sleep better

Dry July Benefit Weight

Weight loss

Dry July Benefit Skin

Healthier skin

Dry July Benefit Achievement

Sense of achievement

The Rules of Dry July

Dry July is a free fundraiser that challenges you to go alcohol-free in July to raise funds for people affected by cancer. The rules are simple:

1 - Sign-up to the challenge

Sign-up to the challenge

Step 3 - Megaphone

Ask family, friends and workmates to donate to you

Ste 2 - Wine bottle and glass crossed out

Go alcohol-free in July

4 - Heart between upturned hands

Help people affected by cancer.

Why Amy goes Dry For July

Amy’s partner Jackson was diagnosed with leukaemia at just 24 years old.

With their European holiday just two weeks away, everything was put on hold when Jackson was diagnosed with leukaemia in June 2023. Amy decided to participate in Dry July while Jackson underwent his treatment, as a way to raise funds for others affected by cancer. “The support these Foundations are able to give is incredible – they can provide housing for people close to the hospital, they provide emotional support, and physical support… There is endless amounts of support”.

What happens after I sign up?

Getting started is easy! Once you've signed up for free, you'll get your own personal profile page where you can:

  • Collect donations
  • Set a fundraising target
  • Share updates
  • Unlock progress badges
  • Download fundraising resources

Make a Donation

How your fundraising and donations make a difference

The funds raised through Dry July will provide invaluable services to cancer patients, their families and carers – whether it’s a lift to a life-saving appointment, guidance from a specialist nurse, connection to an informative voice, access to therapy programs or a bed close to treatment.

Everything we fund benefits the cancer patient and their families and carers. We aim to make a difficult time, a little easier for people affected by cancer.

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Dry July proceeds benefit