Donate to Butterfly

You can bring HOPE to those suffering from an eating disorder today.

Your donation allows us to fund vital programs and services. THANK YOU!

Donations $2 and over are tax deductible.

Any questions relating to donations, please contact Elizabeth Herd, Fundraising Manager on

elizabeth.herd@butterfly.org.au or 0408 751 672.

Thank you for your valued support, we could not do this without you!

  • $5 could provide art supplies for an eating disorder sufferer to use while participating in an online creative therapy program
  • $20 could enable parents of someone with an eating disorder to attend one of Butterfly’s online support groups
  • $50 could assist our National Helpline counsellors develop resources to support individual and family recovery
  • $50 could help us run an online support group for sufferers and carers in under-serviced areas
  • $100 could support more schools with the facilitation of our first digital body image program for males
  • $100 could fund an online support group for carers assisting a loved one experiencing an eating disorder
  • $300 could enable someone experiencing an eating disorder and their support person to attend a six week online recovery program
  • $500 could fund a Butterfly sessional presenter to educate and empower teachers, students and parents within schools on prevention and early identification
  • $500 could provide a course of online counselling sessions for someone suffering from an eating disorder
  • $1,000 could enable Butterfly to train and educate rural or remote communities to deliver Butterfly’s recovery and carer support programs online
  • $1,000 could enable a rural or remote community to have online access to Butterfly’s recovery and carer support programs
  • $1,000 could provide five online counselling sessions for a family of an eating disorder sufferer
  • $5,000 could train health workers and doctors within a local community in the identification and treatment of people with eating disorders

Butterfly is an independent, not-for-profit organisation.  We receive financial support, donations and in-kind support from State and Federal Government, numerous individuals, philanthropic trusts and foundations as well as corporate partners.

  • 45% government funding (used for National Helpline and NEDC)
  • 55% philanthropic support and corporate sponsorship – programs, education service advocacy, administration

A tax receipt will be posted or emailed within the week of making the donation and for donations made online, an order notification will be emailed post donating online and then a tax receipt sent within the week.

Butterfly is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) with Item 1 status and is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and is a registered charity under the provisions of the Charitable Fundraising Act (NSW) 1991 – CF no. 18393. Donations $2 and above are tax deductible.

Donating to our Capital Fund will enable the long-term sustainability of Butterfly so that we can provide assistance and support to future Australians suffering from eating disorders and negative body image long term.

Donating to our General Fundraising meets the immediate needs of our programs and services.

Butterfly is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) with Item 1 status and is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, and is a registered charity under the provisions of the Charitable Fundraising Act (NSW) 1991 – CF no. 18393. Donations $2 and above are tax deductible. Funds raised will be used to assist those experiencing eating disorders and negative body image issues. Your personal information is handled in accordance with our privacy policy and privacy collection statement. To update us with your communications preferences please contact our fundraising team on 03 9040 1591. ABN 42 102 193 582. Butterfly, PO Box 7026, Glen Iris VIC 3146.