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World’s Greatest Shave

Help shave the world from blood cancer

The World’s Greatest Shave aims to raise $16.2 million in 2019, when extraordinary superheroes are on a mission to shave the world from blood cancer by getting sponsored to shave or colour their hair.

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Sign up now and help shave the world from blood cancer

When you sign up and raise money for the World’s Greatest Shave you are giving people living with blood cancer the emotional and practical support they need.

You are also helping to drive rapid advancements in blood cancer research.

Celebrating 21 years

In 2019, the Leukaemia Foundation will celebrate 21 years of the World’s Greatest Shave campaign. The World’s Greatest Shave began back in 1998 is now one of Australia’s biggest and most loved fundraising events.

People of all ages will shave, colour, or wax the hair on their head, chest or face – supported all the way by proud family, friends, colleagues and classmates

Some will have a personal connection to blood cancer, while others take part simply to have fun, tick a bucket list box and raise money for a good cause.

More than 2 million Aussies have taken part over the past two decades, with an estimated 37,5000 kilograms of hair removed!




Last updated on December 20th, 2018

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