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The Hope Ball is back by popular demand!

The Hope Ball is back by popular demand!

Springing to life to celebrate 20 years of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, The Hope Ball is back again in August 2018. Long time Morning Tea hosts Catherine Giunta and Nancy Sherry are celebrating with another fun filled evening of dinner, …

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Stars of Tamworth Dance for Cancer

Stars of Tamworth Dance for Cancer

Stars of Tamworth Dance for Cancer was held on Saturday 23 June as a gala fundraising event for Cancer Council NSW. It was another amazing community event, full of fun, good vibes and a very supportive crowd.  Ten well-known local …

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Congratulations to Ballina Shire Relay For Life

Congratulations to Ballina Shire Relay For Life

Ballina Shire Relay For Life in 2018 has been awarded the ‘Community Innovation Award’ by our Northern region team. Ballina Shire Relay showed incredible community spirit, embracing a change in venue and creating new ideas to encourage a wider audience …

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Sharing mission through Relay For Life

Sharing mission through Relay For Life

Cancer Council would like to thank Annette Stewart, our relatively new volunteer who has come on board to assist us with our Relay For Life events. Annette supports the valuable work conducted inside our mission tent. This assistance extends to …

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Volunteer spotlight: Christeen Hull

Volunteer spotlight: Christeen Hull

How long have you been volunteering for Cancer Council NSW? I started working with the Nepean Cancer Council Information Centre in 2012, and then went on to the Community Speakers Program at the then Penrith office in August 2013. After the …

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Dancing up a storm for cancer

Dancing up a storm for cancer

Local Byron identities are currently working up a sweat, rehearsing some epic dance routines in their mission to raise vital funds and awareness for Cancer Council. On 15 June, the Cancer Council’s gala fundraising event, Stars of Byron Shire Dance …

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National Volunteer Week – message from Northern

National Volunteer Week – message from Northern

During one offical week every year, the whole nation celebrates our volunteers.  This year, National Volunteer Week is from Monday 21 – Sunday 27 May. Across Australia, more than six million people volunteer, totalling more than 900 million hours of …

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