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Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is proud to announce Very Special Kids as the new Pin & Win charity partner for 2019.

Pin & Win is the VRC’s flagship annual charity fundraiser and since 1995 has given charities the platform to raise more than $5.7 million through the sale of the Lexus Melbourne Cup souvenir pins, helping to change lives and support the community.

Very Special Kids is the 15th charity to partner with the VRC, with the Pin & Win partnership to support an upgrade of Very Special Kids’ children’s hospice at Malvern where it cares for children with life-threatening conditions and provides much-needed family support services. The Pin & Win campaign will commence in early September, with pins available at Flemington from Sofitel Girls Day Out and a range of retail outlets.

Sell pins within your organisation!

You can help raise money for Very Special Kids by ordering a box of pins and selling them through your organisation.

Order a box of pins by simply filling out an order form and following the instructions provided.

To access the form simply click here.

We are seeking Volunteers!

The main role is to assist Very Special Kids to sell as many pins as possible at the key race days, including Derby Day, Lexus Melbourne Cup Day, Oaks Day and Stakes Day.

Volunteers will be provided with on-line training in advance and a refresher briefing on the day.

The dress code for these opportunities is Race Wear so you can soak up the race day atmosphere while selling pins and making a difference for Very Special Kids!

Purchase Pins

Purchase a pin for yourself or as a gift from our very own online store!

To purchase the Melbourne Cup pin click here.

To purchase the horseshoe pin click here.

Events

  • Spring Classics Preview Day – Weds 25 September
  • TAB Turnbull Stakes Day – Saturday 5 October
  • The Asian Executive Gala (Crown – evening) Friday 1 November
  • AAMI Victoria Derby Day – Saturday 2 November
  • Lexus Melbourne Cup Parade (Swanston Street) – Monday 4 November
  • Lexus Melbourne Cup Day – Tuesday 5 November
  • VRC Kennedy Oaks Club Lunch – Wednesday 6 November
  • Kennedy Oaks Day – Thursday 7 November
  • Seppelt Wines Stakes Day – Saturday 9 November

To express interest or find out more please contact Clinton Meehan , Pin and Win Project Manager on 03 9804 6202 or CMeehan@vsk.org.au

To read more about the terms and conditions click here.