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Congratulations to Lily Gubbay

Congratulations to Lily Gubbay

Cancer Council NSW is excited to announce that Lily Gubbay, Cancer Council Ambassador and MP Liaison, will be the first Cancer Council volunteer to be a part of the Leadership Development Program. The Leadership Development Program is a new initiative …

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Innovative ideas for Wagga Wagga Relay For Life

Innovative ideas for Wagga Wagga Relay For Life

With the countdown to next month’s Wagga Wagga Relay For Life well underway, many teams have come up with innovative ways to fundraise. The Step4U team is conducting a Walk The Plank event whereby local ‘celebrities’ are forced off the …

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Launch of the much awaited cBAG and cPlan project

Launch of the much awaited cBAG and cPlan project

Mel Nixon – CPC Western Communities was honoured to join Cancer Council MP Liaison Jenny Jensen (right) and Border Relay for Life Committee member Christy Jacka (left) with daughter Lucy (centre) recently to help launch the eagerly awaited cBAG and …

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Trundle unite for Pink Night

Trundle unite for Pink Night

On Friday 3 May in the small town of Trundle, Carolyn Keep and Debbie Veale held a Pink Ribbon Night to support Cancer Council in their vision of a cancer free future. Carolyn and Debbie have been running a Pink …

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Jimmy and the crews Cowra head shave

Jimmy and the crews Cowra head shave

Cowra local Jimmy Buckley has formed a crew with his four mates to shave their heads (and beards) in support of Cancer Council NSW and their mission for a cancer free future. Jimmy thought the challenge would be a good …

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Recognising our amazing volunteer, Maureen

Recognising our amazing volunteer, Maureen

Maureen is a passionate, amazing volunteer whose commitment to Cancer Council is unmistakable. Maureen’s husband is unfortunately going through cancer treatment at the moment, but she still doesn’t miss a day volunteering or organising the other volunteers. Maureen’s Daffodil day …

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Daffodil Day 2019 – done and dusted!

Daffodil Day 2019 – done and dusted!

Wow. What a phenomenal day out in our Western communities! The sea of yellow flowing throughout 65 of our towns was just amazing. Thank you to everyone who donated and supported Cancer Council’s signature day of the year. Funds raised …

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Volunteer Driver TRIPS training

Volunteer Driver TRIPS training

The team of Orange Volunteer Drivers are now in the swing of all things TRIPS – our new Transport to Treatment booking system. Two training days were held in recent times with the drivers mastering the use of the new …

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