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Lifeblood | September 2020

Thank you – we are conquering blood cancer together.

Enjoy these stories that show how YOU make a difference to so many people living with blood cancer every single day.

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One in 110,000: Neda’s Story

Neda has a special message to share with Leukaemia Foundation supporters.

Woman wearing headscarf stands with her arms around her partner.

Thank you for being there

The Leukaemia Foundation’s new Chairman, Dr Carrie Hillyard, has a special thank you message to our generous supporters around the country.

Chair of the Leukaemia Foundation, Dr Carrie Hillyard

Light the Night in your own special way this year

In a year like no other, Australia’s most beautiful blood cancer community event has been thoughtfully re-imagined.

A family holding Light the Night lanterns, gathered in their backyard at night

Helping people with blood cancer during COVID-19

With so many people in desperate need for support, you’ve answered the call for help.

Leukaemia Foundation staff member Lara takes a video call with a patient

Davina’s selfless generosity could spark research breakthrough

Before losing her life to cancer, Davina Sickerdick made a lasting commitment to others facing this disease.

Davina Sickerdick standing outside Buckingham Palace in London

How your support is inspiring others to give!

The Hughes family were inspired to give back to the blood cancer community.


Thank you for keeping Jamie safe

Thanks to the incredible support of donors and fundraisers, Jamie can get back to running around on the farm soon.

Young Jamie plays happily outside

You’re a part of the blood cancer revolution!

Our supporters are driving something truly significant this September – a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reduce the impact of blood cancer.

Deb Sims with her family

You’re Caring for Carers

Being a carer for a loved one who has a blood cancer can be rewarding, stressful, overwhelming and isolating.

Siobhan Hoy, 19, Leukaemia

You’re investing in the researchers of tomorrow, today

Thanks to our supporters, Dr Khai Li Chai was recently awarded a Leukaemia Foundation PhD Scholarship.

Photo of Khaili Chai PhD

Accommodation project takes step forward to support people with blood cancer

We’re working closely with the Fini Group to support the outcomes of the Murdoch Health & Knowledge Precinct in Perth.

An artist's impression of a large building

Meet Prof. Tim Hughes from the Blood Cancer Taskforce

Find out what drives his passion to help people with blood cancer.

Taskforce member Professor Tim Hughes