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  • Key highlights

      It's thanks to you that we've been able to celebrate key achievements throughout the year―thank you!

    • August

      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.

    • October

      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.

    • November

      This year we’ve welcomed 48 new members, and renewed 167 members to the SunSmart Schools and Early Childhood Program.

    • December

      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.

    • January

      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.

    • February

      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.

    • April

      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.

    • May

      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.