Got questions? 

100K Your Way is an online, month-long personal challenge in April.

You can participate by yourself or with a team, to raise vital funds that will help empower Australians who are blind or have low vision to stay active and independant.

Here are the answers to some of our frequently asked questions.

For more info, please contact us at fundraising.events@visionaustralia.org 

The Challenge

Where is the 100k Your Way challenge?

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100k Your Way is an online, month-long personal challenge that runs through the month of April, 2024.

By participating and taking on the 100K Your Way challenge and raising funds for Vision Australia, you will enable mobility experts to provide vital support for people who are blind or have low vision.

Participants can run, roll, walk or move by yourself or with your workplace/friends/family anywhere and anytime during April. So set yourself a goal, and start fundraising to empower those who are blind or living with low vision stay active and independant.

Who can take part in 100k Your Way?

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Anyone can take part! 

We encourage you to sign up and take part in 100k Your Way with your friends, colleagues, family, school and clubs or sporting teams. 

All you need to do is regsiter, set a fundraising goal, and start moving. 

It’s all about raising much needed funds for those living with blindness and low vision to stay active and independant. 

Do I need to walk, run or move every day?

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No, the challenge is to reach 100 kilometres over the month of April! You can reach 100K any way you like. You can do a daily run of 3.3K, or 5 long walks of 20K, make it your own.

What cool prizes and incentives are up for grabs?

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You could also win some awesome prizes just by registering and over the month of April. Check out the rewards page.


How much does 100k Your Way cost to register? 

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Nothing, it's free!

All you need to do is Click here to register to help those who are living with blindness and low vision. 

How do I register?

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Registering to take part in 100k Your Way is simple. 

Click here to register and follow the prompts to get started!

Can I register after 100K Your Way has already started? 

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Yes, of course! 
The challenge is to reach 100 kilometres by the end of April!

How do i create a team? 

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Motivate friends, family or colleagues to participate in 100K Your Way with you. 

You can create a team when registering by following the prompts.

If you're already registered and would like to create a team, login to your dashboard and click the 'Create a Team' option and then follow the prompts. 


How do i join a team? 

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You may be invited to join a team by being sent a link. This link will take you through the registration process to create your personal fundraising page and become a team member. 

You can also search for a team on the 100K Your Way website and click “Join”. 

Please note, to be able to join a team you need to register as an individual first.



Can anyone join my team? 

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The Team Captain will have the option to allow anyone to join your team, or you can set your team to private so only those you invite can join.  

To edit your team settings -

  1. Simply log in to your fundraising page dashboard
  2. Click on ‘My Team’
  3. Click on ‘Edit Team Page’ and
  4. Update YES or NO to allow anyone to join my team.    


How many people can I have in a team? 

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2 - 8

Team incentives:
- Raise $500 for free VA caps hats
- Raise $1,000 for free custom team t-shirts (these will be capped to 8 people in a team)

I've participated in 100K Your Way before do I need to sign up again? 

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Yes, we require all repeat participants to sign up again. Please remember to use the same email address.

My fundraising

How do I ask for donations?

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Tell everyone you know that you'll be doing 100k Your Way over April supporting those that are blind or have low vision.

Share the journey with your friends and family by posting on social media, telling your work mates, getting your club involved. Now's not the time to be shy, spread the news and as for your friends and family to sponsor you.

We have more tools and resources avaliable here: https://fundraise.visionaustralia.org/event/100kyourway/resources 

Where does my fundraising money go?

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Every dollar raised helps achieve a positive impact for people living with blindness and low vision to live their lives with the independence they seek. That in turn promotes real social inclusion.

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Emotional support and groups for social inclusion

Occupational therapists logo

Occupational therapists for independence

Mobility specialists to stay safe and get around

Orthoptists to assess functional vision and make recommendations

Education and employment support to achieve aspirations

Aids and equipment from our shop to improve daily living

Technology and training to stay connected

Early intervention, children's and adolescents' specialised services

Seeing Eye Dogs for independence

Audio books and library for leisure and learning

Helpful information and advice for clients and families

My Aged Care and NDIS experts to maximise funding

How do I prove I am fundraising for Vision Australia?

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Once you register you'll receive an email that will acknowledge your registration in 100K Your Way 2024 and will act as your authorises you to fundraise. You can use this to show to donors, sponsors, or venues if you need to.

Are there fundraising rules I need to know?

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Yes, take a look at our Fundraising Guidelines. These cover things like fundraising regulations, event planning (finances, venue, ticket sales, raffles and prizes), and keeping good records.

For instance if you are organising an event, your expenses must not exceed 40% of your fundraising. To keep costs down you can ask for support through your network. You’ll be surprised how generous people are when you ask for discounts or prizes.

We’re here to help. Call our fundraising team on 1300 84 74 66 or reach out via Contact Us.

How do I bank cash funds I have raised?

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You have a couple of options to bank your funds so your fundraising can be put to good use straight away:

1. You can log in and add your fundraising to your fundraising page via your credit card. The transaction will instantly appear on your page and your fundraising total. 
2. You can send a cheque to us at:

100k Your Way
Vision Australia
454 Glenferrie Road
Kooyong VIC 3144

3. You can make a direct deposit to the following account:

Account Name: Vision Australia
Bank: National Australia Bank
Account: 51-542-6465
BSB: 083-004
Reference: 100K <YOUR NAME>

Please add your name as a reference, and contact us to let us know the amount of money you will be banking, so that we can identify that the payment is from you.

Can I give my donors receipts?

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Yes your online donors will automatically be sent a receipt.

Just remember that receipts cannot be given when there is an exchange for goods or services, for example, event tickets, raffle tickets, bake or sausage sales.

How long will my fundraising page stay active for?

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Fundraising pages will stay active for 1 year

Are donations tax deductible?

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Yes they are! All donations $2 and over are tax deductible and a receipt is emailed to your donor straight after they make the donation.

My fundraising page and dashboard 

What can my fundraising page do?

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Your fundraising dashboard has access to a whole range of resources, tools and downloads to help you achieve your fundraising goal. 

You can: 

  • Set yourself a fundraising goal, add a photo and a blog.  
  • Update your profile, details and change your password.  
  • Download fundraising resources to help you achieve your goal.
  • Send email to your connections to ask for donations and track your fundraising. 
  • Create a team and then recruit team members, you can even send emails to your friends to join your team. 
  • Download posters and social media resources.   
  • Send personalised thank you emails. 
  • Accept or delete comments from your amazing donors.  

Why not jump on and check it out!

How do I reset my password? 

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To reset your password, click on ‘Login’ and select ‘Forgot password’.  

What fitness app's can I use? 

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The three fitness tracking apps that can be synced are Fitbit, Garmin and Strava.

If you track your workouts with Fitbit or Strava your distances will automatically add to your tally. 

Follow these steps to track your KMs automatically:

1. Download the Fitbit or Strava app and set up your account
2. Log in to your dashboard
3. Under the heading ‘Connect your preferred Fitness app’, click your chosen app.
4. Follow the prompts to connect your account
5. When you next work out, select ‘start your workout’ in the app on your phone. Once you end your workout, save your workout and your distance will be published to the tally on your page the following day.

If you have synced your app already but it is not working, please log in and re-connect it.

When using Fitbit, you must ‘start’ an activity and save it. Your daily steps will not automatically add to your page. If you are having issues, try syncing through both your Fitbit and the Fitbit app on your smartphone.

Please note your tally will be updated each day with the previous day’s distances.


When will my fitness app start tracking? 

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Please allow 24 hours for your activity to appear on your dashboard once you have synced your app. 

I dont have a fitness app, can I add my KM's manually? 

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Yes, of course!

You can manually add your kilometres to the tally in your My Fitness Activity tab of your profile after registering. This is a great option if you’re using a pedometer or a different method of tracking your distances. 

Follow these steps to manually add your KMs:

1. Log in to your account and select ‘My Fitness Activity’
2. Under ‘Add activity’, enter the date and distance
3. The number of KMs will now appear on your fundraising page. 

My fitness app is not working correctly, what do I do? 

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If your activity is not appearing on your dashboard correctly:

  1. Make sure your Fitbit,Garmin or Strava is synced with your dashboard.
  2. Start and Stop each activity from your Fitbit, Garmin or Strava app.
  3. Please allow 24 hours for your activity to appear on your dashboard.

If your activity is still not appearing correctly you can manually add your KM's to your dashboard.

For addional Strava Support visit: Troubleshooting Syncing – Strava Support 

How do I update my fundraising goal? 

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To update your fundraising goal:

  • Log into your dashboard. 
  • Go to 'My Activity’ 
  • Scroll down to 'Edit your fundraising goal' 
  • Change your goal
  • Scroll down and select 'Save Changes' at the bottom of the page

How do I update my team fundraising goal? 

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Only the captain (the person that created the team) of a team can update the team fundraising goal:

  • Login to your dashboard. 
  • Go to ‘My Team’ and then 'Edit Team Page.'  
  • Here you can update your team profile image and fundraising target. 
  • Click ‘Save Changes’ at the bottom of the page.  

If you'd like to change the team captain please contact us!