1 in 20 kids need your help

100 Skips a Day in August

Challenge yourself to do 100 skips every day in August to help find cures for the 1 in 20 kids facing a birth defect or genetic disease.

  • Eliza just donated $155.00
  • Pam Lienert just donated $55.92
  • Katherine just donated $120.00
  • Anonymous just donated $55.92
  • Josephine just donated $211.00
  • Stefan just donated $5.00
  • Pointon Family just donated $55.92
  • Pointon just registered for My own idea
  • The final donations are in! just donated $785.00
  • Renee just donated $129.48
  • Ashley just registered for Wear Your Jeans
  • Georgia just donated $79.04
  • Pauline just donated $109.72
  • Kasra just registered for Bake it Blue
  • Sarah just donated $40.00
  • Anna just donated $10.00
  • Kim just donated $90.73
  • Mella just donated $37.00
  • Tracey just donated $280.40
  • Alison just donated $71.00

$2,334,445 raised

$2,500,000 Goal

$2,334,445 raised

$2,500,000 Goal


Research Hours Funded





Skippers are winners

Make a difference in just 3 steps

Get skipping to get fit AND raise funds to help the 1 in 20 kids (that's 12 born every minute) facing a birth defect or genetic disease. Every dollar goes to Children’s Medical Research Institute and helps find treatments and cures that will save children’s lives.
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The Jeans for Genes 100 Skips a Day in August challenge is only on Facebook. Sign up here and download your free skipping calendar to track your progress!


Join the Jeans for Genes 100 Skips a Day in August Facebook group by clicking on the ‘Join Group’ button and share your progress with your fellow skippers!


Thanks to Facebook the fundraising part is easy! Just visit your personal Facebook fundraising page, where you can share your page with friends to collect donations.

Real kids, real stories

It can affect you out of nowhere.

You probably know someone who has a condition that is being researched by the team at Children's Medical Research Institute, and they're so close to doing something incredible. Abbey's mum, Irene

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