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Recognising our volunteers

Recognising our volunteers

I would like to recognise all of our volunteers on the Central Coast – from our information support services in our three hospitals, to our meal delivery drivers, office volunteers, CAN members and our sewing team that make headwear for …

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NAIDOC Week 2019: Voice. Treaty. Truth.

NAIDOC Week 2019: Voice. Treaty. Truth.

The Metro Community Engagement team enjoyed the festivities of NAIDOC week with the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) as they celebrated the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with entertainment, culture, food and fun. …

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Relay For Life Summit success!

Relay For Life Summit success!

Wollongong was busy this past weekend accommodating Cancer Council NSW staff and volunteers at the annual Relay For Life Summit. The leadership seminar, hosted by the Sage Hotel Wollongong from the 5-7 July, saw three days of workshops and lectures …

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Relay For Life Summit 2019: Committee First

Relay For Life Summit 2019: Committee First

On Friday 5 to Sunday 7 July, committee members from across Western Communities gathered in Wollongong to participate in the 2019 Relay For Life Summit, with the focus on “Committee First”. It was a fantastic weekend with a lot of …

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Coffee catch-ups in our communities

Coffee catch-ups in our communities

Throughout the last month the Greater Western Sydney team have been hosting coffee catch-ups in our communities to thank and acknowledge our volunteers. We have been to Liverpool, Fairfield, Parramatta, Campbelltown, Castle Hill, Blacktown and Bella Vista. We’ve had so …

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Volunteer experience – Ann Grimshaw

Volunteer experience – Ann Grimshaw

Having experienced cancer, I have a passion to volunteer and give back. I have been volunteering with Cancer Council since 2014 in many roles and just recently at the fast-paced Stars of events in Newcastle and Hunter Valley. What amazing …

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