Frequently Asked Questions
Want to know more about Cuppa Time?
We’ve put together some answers to your most commonly asked questions. If you still can't find the answer to your questions, please contact us.
When is Cuppa Time?
We’re asking you to have your Cuppa in the month of October! Unsure what day to host? We are having our Cuppa on Sunday 23rd October, why not have your cuppa then too?
How do I register?
You can register here, we just need a few details from you to get you up and running.
What happens after I register?
After you’ve registered online, you’ll receive a confirmation email (check your junk mail if it doesn’t appear after an hour). This will include a link to your unique fundraising page and easy-to-follow instructions for editing and using your page.
Does it cost to register for a Cuppa Time event?
No, its free to register an event! We want to keep it nice and simple for you to host your Cuppa Time.
How does Dementia Australia use the money I raise?
The money you raise helps Dementia Australia to provide vital support services. These include counselling, support groups, education to help family carers and professional training. Dementia Australia's services support people living with dementia, their family, and their carers. This means the whole community will benefit from your donations
What should I do with cash donation?
The easiest thing to do is keep the cash, and make the payment online using your credit card. Submit cash donations via 'Add Offline Donations'. Please contact us if you would like a sponsorship form.
How do I share my fundraising page on Facebook?
Sharing your fundraising web page on is a great way to spread the word to more people! It’s easy too.
When you log into your Facebookaccount, you should see a box that asks “What’s on your mind?”. Simply copy the website link (or ‘URL’) that we sent in your registration email and paste it into this box. That will create an image or ‘preview’ of the link. In the box, write a message in front of the link, then click ‘post’.
I want to fundraise. How do I get started?
No problem, we’re here to help! Check out our To get you started, check out your easy-to-edit fundraising page. Just check your registration email for your unique fundraising page link.
If you’ve run out of inspiration, get in touch for some ideas.
Do I have to fundraise?
Your registration is free so it really is your fundraising that makes all the difference. While you don’t have to, we would love for you to fundraise and happy to support you to make this happen.
Do I need to raise a certain amount of money?
Some Cuppa Time events raise $500 and others raise $20,000. Either way, you’re doing a great job! Think about making fundraising a part of the event and encourage other participants to fundraise too. We’ve got fundraising tips and our friendly team on hand to make it as easy as possible for you.
How do I know people will sponsor me?
You’ll be surprised how keen your family and friends will be to get behind you and support people living with dementia. Don’t forget to share your fundraising page on any social media profiles you have, like Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin, and maybe even in an email to work colleagues.
Cuppa Time FAQs
Does my Cuppa Time event need to be ticketed?
That’s completely up to you! It’s simple to set up ticketing on your event microsite and a great way to raise money for Dementia Australia too. If you decide not to charge, you might want to fundraise on the day with a sausage sizzle, raffle or other fun activities. Get in touch with us if you’d like some more fun ideas!
Can I host a virtual Cuppa Time?
Absolutely! Hosting a virtual Cuppa Time means no one will miss out. Wherever you are, you can make sure everyone can still take part and fundraise.
Give people the opportunity to get active anywhere that’s suitable for them whether that’s for a day or over a week! It is still in your hands how to hold your event
Our online fundraising pages also allows participants to keep track of their activity by adding a fitness device.
Just be sure that all government guidelines are being followed throughout the duration of your virtual Cuppa Time event.