In Memory

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Celebrate the life of a loved one

From everyone at Redkite, we offer our sincere and genuine condolences. We can’t know the grief you are feeling, but are honoured that you would think of us at this incredibly sad time and choose to celebrate your loved one’s life by supporting Redkite.

When a child dies, it's one of the most devastating things that can happen to any family.

Special times such as birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas can be especially difficult. When someone you love passes away, you may feel like you want to donate to a charity that supported them or that they cared about in their memory.

Choosing how to fundraise in memory of a loved one is a very personal decision. Redkite will support and empower you to remember your loved one, however you see fit.

How to fundraise in memory

Make a Donation in Memory

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If you would like to make an ‘in memoriam’ donation now, please click here and select ‘A gift made in memory’ from the drop down box.

If you make a donation in memory of a family member, friend or colleague, you will receive a receipt from Redkite. We can also advise the family of your donation in honour of their loved one. Please make a note of your preference in the comments box which appears on the online donation form or phone 1800 REDKITE (1800 733 548) or email to advise your preference.

Create a tribute page

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You can build an ‘In Memory’ donation page to make the process as smooth and easy as possible. 

Once set up you can simply email the unique link of the webpage to your friends and family so they can contribute. 

Each donation is recorded on your page along with any message of support from family, friends and colleagues.

Click here to create your page

Donation in Lieu of Flowers

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Redkite can provide donation envelopes if you are requesting donations be made to Redkite in lieu of flowers. These can be sent directly to you or to the nominated funeral home. Those who make an ‘in lieu’ donation will be acknowledged and receipted by Redkite and the next of kin will be advised the names of those who have donated in memory of their loved one.

Please ring us on 1800 REDKITE (1800 733 548) to speak to the Donor Development team, or email

If your child has recently died because of cancer, Redkite is here for you, whenever you need us, for as long as you need us.

Our bereavement support pack contains books which share the experiences of other bereaved parents in their own words to support you. If you’re experiencing financial stress you may be eligible for financial assistance in the year after your child has died. Our grief counselling and support groups are at any time. Many people have found reading one of our books on grief and loss to be helpful. You can connect with us in a way that feels right for you during this difficult time.

Click here to find out more how Redkite can support you and your family with grief and bereavement.

Here at Redkite, we understand the beauty and uniqueness of each and every individual, contact our team today for assistance and support in setting up your In Memory event or fundraiser. 

We can be reached at 1800 733 548 or at


Donating in memory of your loved one is a special way to remember them, below are some frequently asked questions about donating in memory.

Am I able to become a regular giver in memory of my loved one?

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Yes, you are able to make both a single or recurring online donation in memory of your loved one. Please use our Donate page to set up your regular gift.

What is a donation in lieu?

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Sometimes, families will elect to include a message in the funeral notice to notify guests of their wishes to receive in memorium support in lieu of flowers or gifts. Donations in memory can be made to Redkite to honor a loved ones passing. Please contact our team for assistance in coordinating your in memory donations at or 1800 733 548

How do you fundraise in memory?

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There are several ways that Redkite can support you in fundraising in memory for your loved one. You can be as creative as you like. It may be a favourite activity that your loved one enjoyed or one that reminds you of them. Redkite is here to make your special rememberance fundraiser a reality. Talk to our team today on 1800 733 548 or email for assistance