Tag: volunteer

Alison Todd with The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP

A chance encounter with Cancer Council marked the beginning of a remarkable journey for Alison Todd. 

For National Volunteer Week 2023, we recognise Steve’s work for Cancer Council’s Transport to Treatment service.

Zoe Simmons during Relay for Life.

Valentine’s Day is typically a time of celebrating love. But for others like Zoe, it’s a painful reminder of the impact of cancer.

Many people find meaning in volunteering. Some, like Mel and Jason Dearmer, find love.

Through the delivery of key initiatives, we’ve seen our employee voluntary turnover halve in the last five years.

John was diagnosed with cancer 11 years ago. Now cancer-free, he gives back as a Transport to Treatment driver.

To Garth Howard, volunteering as a Transport to Treatment driver is about so much more than simply getting cancer patients to treatment. The Coffs Harbour local says it’s also an opportunity to support people when they are going through some of the most physically and emotionally stressful times of their lives, lending a helping hand […]

Long-term Cancer Council volunteer, Sharon “About 30 years ago – two years apart – my 23-year-old brother and my then 55-year-old father died of cancer. Since then, cancer research has vastly improved the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of this ubiquitous disease. This is due, in no small part, to the work of Cancer Council; generously […]

Lily first heard of Cancer Council NSW during her cancer treatment. At a regular check-up she was referred to our ENRICHing Survivorship Program at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, which helps people recovering from cancer to maintain good health, nutrition, exercise and wellbeing. Now, over two years later, we’re proud to announce that Lily has recently […]

When Kevin’s wife was in hospital for cancer treatment in 2003, he wanted to help others going through the same thing. So, he started volunteering at our head office in Woolloomooloo. As he puts it, he’s saving a wage, so more funds can go towards cancer research and support services. 15 years later and he’s […]