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Relay For Life workshop

Relay For Life workshop

On Saturday 2 February, a workshop was run in Woolloomooloo with Metro and GWS Relay staff and committee members. Attendees collaborated with each other to share new ideas, tips and knowledge to assist each committee in organising their local Relay …

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Hearing from our volunteers

Hearing from our volunteers

We want to start hearing more from our wonderful volunteers across Metro Sydney and we’ve asked Sharon to tell us about her experience volunteering at Cancer Council. Being a Cancer Council Community Speaker is a really rewarding way to volunteer …

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Relaying in Southern – Get your event on

Relaying in Southern – Get your event on

We are gearing up in Southern for our Autumn Relay season with Nowra (Shoalhaven) Relay on 30 & 31 March, and Shellharbour Relay for Life on 6 & 7 April 2019. Both are 24-hour Relays, participants are prepping their tents …

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Great Ocean Pool Crawl 2019 totally smashed it!

Great Ocean Pool Crawl 2019 totally smashed it!

On Sunday 3 March 2019, members of the Illawarra community participated in the 16th Annual Great Ocean Pool Crawl. Illawarra community members united together with their budgie smugglers, flippers and floaties to raise vital funds for Cancer Council NSW. In …

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Congratulations to Sue Hill

Congratulations to Sue Hill

Congratulations to Sue Hill, one of Cancer Council’s amazing volunteers, for winning the Senior Citizen of the Year Award in Dubbo! Not only is Susie an amazing advocate for Cancer Council and a member of the Orana Relay For Life Volunteer …

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From one volunteer to another

From one volunteer to another

This March, the Community Engagement & Program Delivery (CEPD) Metro Sydney Team is excited to welcome three new volunteers to the Woolloomooloo office: William Mak, Sydney Shaiman and Alessia Kettlitz. Arianna Choing, our Media and Communications Intern, sat down with …

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April showers bring May flowers…and tea

April showers bring May flowers…and tea

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is the easiest way to bring people together to raise funds that will help those affected by cancer. It is an opportunity for friends, family or workmates to come together, share a cuppa and some delicious …

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Cancer Council Saving Life 2019 Forum

Cancer Council Saving Life 2019 Forum

On Wednesday 13 February, locals from Lismore and Ballina communities gathered for the Cancer Council Saving Life 2019 Forum. The forum addressed four key election priorities: calling on the next NSW Government to commit to reduce the impact of cancer …

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