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  • Donations in lieu of flowers

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Thank you for asking your family and friends to donate to Cancer Council SA in lieu of flowers.

    How to organise donations in memory of your loved one

    Your funeral director can organise this for you. Cancer Council SA has relationships with funeral homes throughout South Australia and we work together to support you during this difficult time.

    All you need to do is inform your funeral home that you wish to have donations to Cancer Council SA in lieu of flowers and they will do the rest. We also have wonderful volunteers that can attend and collect donations at the funeral service for you, if you wish.

     

    How to inform guests to donate to Cancer Council SA in lieu of flowers

    Your funeral director can guide you on this but most commonly people write in the funeral notice:
    “In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of name to Cancer Council SA would be appreciated.”

     

    How will you know who donated in lieu of flowers

    After donations have been made in lieu of flowers, you will receive an acknowledgment letter with a summary of the thoughtful gifts of others. Each person who donates in memory of your loved one will receive a thank you letter and memorial bookmark.

     

    Thank you for choosing to honour the memory of your loved one by supporting Cancer Council SA.

    Download our eBook for more information. 
     

     


    Today at Cancer Council SA

  • Do you have a cancer question?

    Do you have a cancer question?

    Cancer causes questions. Call us for the answers.

  • Donate in lieu of flowers

    Donate in lieu of flowers

    Remembering loved ones by ensuring no one goes through cancer alone.

  • Fundraising events

    Fundraising events

    We have a wide range of exciting events that give you the opportunity to support our vision of a cancer free future in a fun, easy yet symbolic way.

  • Healthy Living after Cancer

    Healthy Living after Cancer

    Getting back to a healthy lifestyle after cancer is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Find out about our Healthy Living after Cancer program.

  • Heard something about cancer and not sure if it's true?

    Heard something about cancer and not sure if it's true?

    Get all the evidence based answers to your cancer questions here.

  • Join the conversation

    Join the conversation

    Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest community events and news.

  • More than a gift, it's hope for the future

    More than a gift, it's hope for the future

    Including a bequest to Cancer Council SA in your will is not an alternative to looking after your loved ones, it’s part of it. Find out more.

  • Quitline

    Quitline

    Quitline is a government-funded service operated by Cancer Council SA, with the sole goal of providing the support, strategies and information to empower individuals to quit smoking.