Fight Cancer Foundation and the Rotary Club of Kew have a long history of working together to give hope and save lives of people living with cancer. Over the past 25 years, Rotary Club of Kew has partnered with Fight Cancer Foundation to help accomplish significant projects.
In August 2015, a then 10-year-old Emily saw a news piece about Fight Cancer Foundation’s Back on Track education support program on television. Emily was so moved by seeing children and young people missing out on school while they received treatment for cancer that she knew she had to do something to help.
Kate is tackling the 2017 Karma Resorts Rottnest Channel Swim on Saturday 25 February and using this personal challenge as the perfect opportunity to raise funds for people living with cancer and their families. We sat down with Kate to learn more about what is driving her as she prepares for this mammoth swim.
Last year, we shared the story of the Burn family and their fight against cancer. At the age of three, Daniel was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia and required many long months of life-saving treatment. Thanks to the support of our generous donors, Fight Cancer Foundation was able to provide the Burn family with comfortable accommodation close to Daniel’s treating hospital, relieving some of the financial and emotional burden caused by his illness.
Children living with cancer met some of the English Premier League’s biggest names on Thursday 20 July 2017, for a special morning tea at Government House kindly hosted by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia.
The ninth annual Dîner Rouge was a great success, raising more than $65,000 to support people living with cancer and their families. Hosted by popular Toorak restaurant Bistro Thierry, Dîner Rouge has become a much-anticipated event in Fight Cancer Foundation's annual calendar and has raised over $440,000 since 2009.
Fight Cancer Foundation is excited to be launching a brand new fundraising campaign, The Clock Cancer Challenge, this November! We want you to challenge yourself to get moving for 35 minutes every day for the month of November, and ask your friends, family and co-workers to sponsor you for making the minutes count.
In 2016 we shared with you the story of Jake, who was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) when he was 24. We are happy to share that Jake is now two years post his Cord Blood Transplant and remains cancer-free. Jake’s experience with blood cancer has inspired him to partner with Fight Cancer Foundation as the face of our new fundraising campaign, The Clock Cancer Challenge.
Fight Cancer Foundation’s Geelong Recycle Shop Manager, Barbara Speldewinde was recently featured on the Matchworks website for her dedication to helping Work for the Dole job seekers gain practical skills and experience in their employment search.