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Lifeblood | February 2024

You’re creating a better tomorrow

February is the perfect month to show you just how much we appreciate everything you do.

In this edition of Lifeblood, you’ll meet grateful families who have felt your support, learn how you’ve helped make research history and hear from inspiring people in the blood cancer community.

Enjoy the read! We’re so thankful for the life-changing difference you’re making.

A message from the CEO

Every day, my team and I witness the power of your support.

Your generosity changes so much for people facing blood cancer, giving them understanding, guidance, and hope.

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Leukaemia Foundation CEO Chris Tanti
Leukaemia Foundation CEO Chris Tanti
Leukaemia Foundation’s free service providing help at any time and on any device

New digital support service

Thanks to you, blood cancer patients and their loved ones have an innovative new support service at their fingertips.

The Leukaemia Foundation’s online blood cancer support service is the only platform of its kind in Australia dedicated to improving the wellbeing of people with cancer.

Hear from blood cancer survivor Christie Yu, who has been using the new service to help navigate survivorship.

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A new baby and blood cancer

New parents Giles and Jacqui faced an unimaginable situation.

After years of failed IVF, they were over the moon with the birth of their baby daughter, Maddie, on New Year’s Day. But just one week after Maddie’s birth, Giles received some shocking news – he had blood cancer.

During such a challenging time, your support was there for them at every step.

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Giles, Jacqui and Maddie
Dr Ashley Ng - Leukaemia Foundation Breakthrough Fellowship Recipient
Dr Ashley Ng

Making research history

Your generosity is powering one of the most significant investments in blood cancer research we’ve ever made.

With your generous support, we’re launching our prestigious Breakthrough Fellowship program to urgently propel forward the next generation of Australia’s brightest researchers and clinicians.

Meet the inaugural and talented recipients, Dr Ashley Ng and Dr Ashwin Unnikrishnan.

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Three decades of support

When Bill Ridge saw how the Leukaemia Foundation was there for his best friend Peter, he knew he wanted to make a difference.

This is an inspiring story about caring for others, a gift of stem cells, and an incredible thirty-year commitment to our blood cancer community.

View Bill’s story

Bill Ridge and his friend Peter

World’s Greatest Shave

Have you ever thought about supporting families facing blood cancer in an empowering and unforgettable way?

This March, thousands of Australians are stepping up to shave, cut, or colour their hair. It’s the ultimate act of support for people with blood cancer.

Join the World’s Greatest Shave community and make a life-changing difference today.

Sign up now

Need support?

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with blood cancer, we’re here to help.

Call 1800 620 420 to speak with a Blood Cancer Support Coordinator or fill out our online referral form for our team to get back to you within two business days.

Thank you for your heartfelt support

We’re so thankful for the way you step up to answer our call for help, making new hope possible every day.