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Light the Night with hope and support [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

Local residents are invited to attend the Leukaemia Foundation’s Light the Night, an uplifting event being held Wednesday, 16 October at thirteen locations across Queensland, which aims to brighten the lives of blood cancer patients and their families.

The Queensland locations are Brisbane, Bundaberg, Caboolture, Cairns, Gold Coast, Hervey Bay,

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World Lymphoma Awareness Day – 15 September 2013 [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

The incidence of lymphoma ranks as one of the fastest growing cancers in Australia and this year more than 5,000 Australians will be diagnosed with the blood cancer.

World Lymphoma Awareness Day (WLAD) is a global event held on September 15 each year to improve awareness and educate the community

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Queensland bartenders get U.G.L.Y.! [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

From now until 2 September, more than 230 big-hearted Queensland bartenders will get into the fundraising spirit and battle it out to become the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland’s 2013 U.G.L.Y. Bartender of the Year. Don’t let the name put you off, U.G.L.Y. stands for “understanding, generous, likeable, you!” and

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Brisbane Marathon ‘Hero Run’ kids raises funds for the Leukaemia Foundation [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

On August 4th thousands of competitors will take to the streets of Brisbane City for the annual Brisbane Marathon Festival. Amongst them will be some of the smallest competitors, who’ll prove size doesn’t matter when they take on the 2.2km ‘Hero Run’.
The 2.2km track gives budding young athletes and

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U.G.L.Y. bartenders needed for a beautiful cause! [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

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 with this fundraising

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May 22 is National Myeloma Day [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

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 have made a

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Doorknock for blood cancer patients [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

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 – doorknock your street,

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Countdown begins for brave shavers [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

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, friends, colleagues and

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Hair must go! [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

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 cancer.

The Leukaemia Foundation

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Resources sector dared to bare for charity [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]

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 Petch said the

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