Our work would not be possible without the help of our volunteers who bring their enthusiasm and commitment to a range of roles, from fundraising to transporting cancer patients to treatment facilities.
Each month we acknowledge the volunteers who demonstrate our core values of innovation, responsibility, courage, and collaboration.
October 2023 volunteer recognitions
|Simon Green||Responsibility||Fiona Markwick||Simon has been faced with two challenging circumstances in his role as a volunteer driver. He handled the situations extremely well, with no fuss and clearly communicated along the way.|
Thank you Simon!
|Clare Stephens||Innovation & Collaboration||Ciara Madigan & Emily Jenkinson||A massive thank you to Clare who joined TCU as a Masters of Public Health student intern from the University of Wollongong to support all things Gen Vape for 13 weeks. Clare went above and beyond every week synthesizing evidence, developing communication assets and writing an impressive literature review on how to communicate health information to young people. |
We will miss you Clare and all the best!
|Amy McCamley||Innovation & Collaboration||Vanessa Ng||Thank you Amy for supporting Illawarra Relay For Life 2023! Your help on the registration desk ensured that participants felt supported and that everything went to plan. |
Thanks for contributing to the event’s success!
|Daniel Cathcart||Responsibility & Collaboration||Vanessa Ng||Thank you Daniel for supporting Illawarra Relay For Life 2023! You stepped up and supported the logistics team with the heavy lifting and assisted our teams when needed. Thank you also for capturing content throughout the day and contributing to the event’s success!|
|Illawarra Relay For Life Committee||Responsibility & Collaboration||Vanessa Ng||A big thank you to the whole committee for their dedication, teamwork and passion throughout the year as we planned for the 22nd Illawarra Relay For Life event. You all played an integral role which contributed to the events success and worked hard to ensure everything went smoothly and to plan. Thank you for being a joy to work with and for all the memories that we have made this year. You should all feel very proud of yourselves!|
|Kerry Mason||Innovation & Collaboration||Vanessa Ng||Thank you Kerry for supporting Illawarra Relay For Life 2023! Your help on the registration desk was much appreciated and you made the rest of the team feel welcomed and supported. Also, thank you for your words of encouragement throughout the year. I could not have done Relay without your support!|
|Rolingka Angelina||Responsibility & Collaboration||Vanessa Ng||Thank you Rolingka for supporting Illawarra Relay For Life 2023! Your help on the registration desk ensured that participants felt supported and that everything went to plan. I also appreciate that you were able to connect me with your friend Susan who also supported on the day. Thanks for contributing to the event’s success!|
|Zara Fisk-Gibson||Responsibility||Melaina and Divya, Volunteer Unit||You have stepped up and supported the Volunteer Unit work we do which is much valued and we appreciate greatly your commitment and responsibility. Thank you for your ongoing work on the data migration and compliance audit (all the while navigating uni work and life). You are doing a great job!|
Honouring loved ones and supporters
We remember loved ones impacted by cancer and recognise individuals and organisations who enable us to achieve our vision of a cancer-free future.