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U.G.L.Y. bartenders needed for a beautiful cause!

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland is once again searching for a Queensland bartender to be crowned U.G.L.Y. Bartender of the Year all in the name of a beautiful cause. If you’re an U.G.L.Y. bartender – that is Understanding, Generous, Likeable, You – then get on board

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May 22 is National Myeloma Day

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

Myeloma is a rare form of bone marrow cancer that affects more than 1500 Australians each year. As our population ages, the incidence of myeloma in Australia is projected to increase.

National Myeloma Awareness Day highlights the Leukaemia Foundation’s commitment to supporting people with myeloma.

“New drug therapies

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Doorknock for blood cancer patients

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland’s annual Doorknock Appeal begins from Saturday 15 June to Friday 28 June to raise important funds for blood cancer patients.

There are three easy ways you can take part to help the six Queenslanders diagnosed with a blood cancer every day –

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Countdown begins for brave shavers

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

Thousands of Queenslanders are saying goodbye to their straighteners, hairdryers and the like as they prepare to bravely shave for the leukaemia cause during World’s Greatest Shave from 14 -17 March 2013.

Participants are now hoping to make their bold move count by collecting donations from family,

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Hair must go!

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

Be brave and sign up now for World’s Greatest Shave 2013 to change the lives of leukaemia patients. Losing a little hair (or lots) might feel a bit strange but the dollars raised will definitely help support the six Queenslanders diagnosed each day with a blood

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Resources sector dared to bare for charity

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

Workers in Queensland’s resources sector are being challenged to grow their hair, beards or moustaches before losing the lot in March to raise funds for the Leukaemia Foundation through the World’s Greatest Shave Mining and Energy Challenge (14-17 March).

Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland Chief Executive Officer, Bill

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Author cooks up large donation

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

A beautifully illustrated Malaysian cookbook has generated $10,000 towards the blood cancer cause, with proceeds of book sales coming to the Foundation.
Featuring authentic recipes from generations of one family, ‘The Melting Pot: Malaysian Gems’ cookbook by Vasanthi Duraiappah has proven to be a hit allowing supporters

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Freemasons’ support continues

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

On December 13, the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland gratefully received a donation of a new trailer and 8 GPS units. The trailer will be used to move furniture and equipment between the Foundation’s patient accommodation villages in Brisbane while the GPS units will go into patient

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Queensland Governor opens much needed patient accommodation village

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

On 27 October the Governor of Queensland, Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AC and Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland (LFQ) President, Beverley Mirolo OAM officially opened the new patient accommodation and support centre at 41 Peter Doherty St, Dutton Park.

The new village will continue to carry the

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September 15 is World Lymphoma Awareness Day

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

September 15 marks the 10th Anniversary of World Lymphoma Awareness Day, a global event observed every year by members of the international Lymphoma Coalition which is currently chaired by the Leukaemia Foundation of Australias General Manager for Research and Advocacy, Dr Anna Williamson.

As one of the

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