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Every day, someone just like you is helping us raise the vital funds that we need to help make the cancer journey easier for children, and their families.

Find out more about what’s happening, and our latest news, here — let us know if it inspires you or your business to get involved.

Cricketers support kids with cancer Thomas Kelly and Liam Scott SACA 2 800x550

We are delighted to introduce you to our new ambassadors, local cricket players Thomas Kelly (Adelaide Strikers) and Liam Scott (West End Redbacks).

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Welcome Emily Riggs Iris and Wool Emily Riggs 800x550

We're delighted to welcome Emily Riggs as our newest ambassador for the Childhood Cancer Association. Emily knows first-hand the challenges of a childhood cancer diagnosis after being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma when she was 10 years old.

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AUFC Game Day Charity Partner 2023 AUFC Game Day 2023 800x550

Adelaide United invited us to be part of its Game Day Double Header at Coopers Stadium on 17 March 2023, for both the A-League and W-League, which also saw some of the children we support having the opportunity to kick a ball on the pitch at half-time with our mascot, Elliot.

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The Essentials for an Unexpected Hospital Stay Unexpected Hospital Stay 800x550

When a trip to the GP ends up with tests at the Women's and Children's Hospital, followed by a cancer diagnosis. A family is often in shock and without the necessities for an unexpected hospital stay. That's where the Childhood Cancer Association can help, from the very beginning, by gifting a Hospital Support Pack.

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Family Twilight Zoo Event Family Twilight Zoo Event 800x550

Families were treated a special event where they could experience the magic of the Adelaide Zoo when the gates were closed, thanks to a special invitation from our partner, Clinpath Pathology.

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Watch Thomas’s Story

Watch this 5 minute film where Chris Hartley talks through his family’s journey after his son’s diagnosis of a brain tumour and the support he received from the Childhood Cancer Association.

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