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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is held each year in Australia to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, to share the stories of real women affected by the disease, to highlight the risk factors for ovarian cancer and educate Australians on ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment. Ovarian cancer is still the deadliest women’s cancer. Unfortunately, this has not changed in 30 years. Every day in Australia, four women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and three will die from the disease. In 2018, Ovarian…Find out more »
An international awareness day led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to raise worldwide attention and inspire action for a cancer-free future. World Cancer Day every 4 February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalysing personal, collective and government action, we're working together to re-imagine a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and access to life-saving cancer treatment and care is equal for all - no matter who you…Find out more »
Melanoma March is in its tenth year and is Melanoma Institute Australia’s major annual fundraising campaign. Each Melanoma March brings together melanoma patients, their families, and local communities to raise awareness and funds for research to reach our goal of zero deaths from melanoma. Last year, over 7,000 people from every state and territory supported Melanoma March. In 2020, we invite you to march with us, so everyone survives. Every five hours, one Australian dies from melanoma. It is expected that there will be over…Find out more »
June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and it is Australia's second deadliest cancer. Bowel cancer claims the lives of 103 Australians every week (5,375 people a year) - but it's one of the most treatable types of cancer if found early. While the risk of bowel cancer increases significantly with age, the disease doesn't discriminate, affecting men and women, young and old. 300 Australians will be diagnosed with bowel cancer this week (15,604 people a year). To donate to bowel…Find out more »
Register now for this year’s Coleman Greig Virtual Challenge and take part from 18-25 September 2020, and help raise funds for children with special needs at St Gabriel's School and newborn care at Westmead Hospital. Healthcare staff can register for FREE by contacting 02 8890 9019.Find out more »
Participants of all ages are invited to take part in the seventh Run 4 Jess event, hosted by Girraween Athletics Club, C.V. Kelly Park. Participants are welcome to walk, run, skip or dance at your own pace through the: 2km run at 2pm; 4km and 8km runs at 2.30pm. A perpetual trophy will be awarded to the winner of the 4km and 8km races. This event is hosted in memory of Jess Clark, who died of cancer in 2013. Registration…Find out more »
In 2021, City2Surf will be going virtual and we would love for you to join us from Sunday 17 October to Sunday 24 October 2021 to run, dance, skip or walk 14kms in your local neighbourhood. Whether you raise $10 or $10,000, every bit counts and helps charities impacted by COVID-19 to continue their incredible work within our community.
You can show your support for our health heroes working hard everyday on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic to keep our community safe.
Supporting Westmead Hospital Foundation will help our staff get through this difficult time by providing care packs including hand moisturiser, face cream and additional equipment.
Start fundraising today.Find out more »
Participants of all ages are invited to take part in the Run 4 Jess event, hosted by Girraween Athletics Club, C.V. Kelly Park. Participants are welcome to walk, run, skip or dance at your own pace through the: 2km run at 2pm; 4km and 8km runs at 2.30pm. A perpetual trophy will be awarded to the winner of the 4km and 8km races. This event is hosted in memory of Jess Clark, who died of cancer in 2013. Registration in…Find out more »
We look forward to welcoming you to the inaugural 2022 Bloody Cells Ball which will be an incredible night not to be missed! Bloody Cells Ball is raising funds for Westmead Hospital Foundation and the Leukaemia Foundation. The Bloody Cells Ball is a night of entertainment and live auctions. So join us, put your best frock on and have a great night, all while raising money for the C5A ward at Westmead Hospital. For more information or to purchase tickets,…Find out more »