On Friday 24 August more than 700 volunteers and staff came together to volunteer at our 149 stalls across the state for Daffodil Day, raising $335,000 to fund vital cancer research.
We teamed up with Adelaide PHN and Country SA PHN to launch ‘Get Screened and Get on With Living’, a new campaign encouraging South Australians to take part in the national breast, bowel and cervical screening programs.
This year we’ve welcomed 48 new members, and renewed 167 members to the SunSmart Schools and Early Childhood Program.
We awarded six new fellowships to talented South Australian researchers through Cancer Council’s Beat Cancer Project, a collaboration between Cancer Council SA, SA Health, SAHMRI and the universities.
This year, 265 passionate cyclists took part in the 11th annual Ride for a reason as a part of the Santos Tour Down Under, raising $303,000 for South Australians impacted by cancer.
Our fabulous Marilyn Jetty Swimmers took to the water, attempting to break a world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as the starlet in one location.
We joined with The Hon. Marjorie Jackson-Nelson to announce Dr Laura Eadie as the 10th recipient of the Peter Nelson Leukaemia Research Fellowship Fund.
More than 2,785 dedicated South Australians had a cuppa for a cause and hosted an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, raising over $1 million for local cancer research, prevention and support services.
Content printed from https://www.cancersa.org.au/impact-report-2018-2019/key-highlights