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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.

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AUFC Game Day Charity Partner 2022 AUFC Charity Game Day 2022 800x550 1

Monday 2 May, 2022

Adelaide United invited us to be part of its Game Day at Coopers Stadium on 30 April 2022 raising vital funds and 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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Adelaide United Stars as Childhood Cancer ambassadors AUFC Ambassador Announcement 800x550

Wednesday 27 Apr, 2022

Adelaide United's Joe Gauci and Matilda McNamara join the Childhood Cancer Association as our newest ambassadors to show their support for local families battling childhood cancer.

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Welcome Jarrod and Hayley Jarrod and Hayley 800x550

We're delighted to welcome Jarrod Walsh and Hayley Pearson as new ambassadors for the Childhood Cancer Association, to help us raise our profile and bring greater awareness to childhood cancer in the community.

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Once treatment is finished, what then... Survivorship 800x550

Thanks to medical research, the overall survival rate for childhood cancer has now risen to more than 80%. However, while most children will now survive a cancer diagnosis, a number of longer term impacts are becoming more apparent.

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40 years and counting 40 years 800x550

2022 marks 40 years of support for children with cancer, and their families, by the Childhood Cancer Association. Ever since 1982, it has been our mission to provide practical, hands-on support for children with cancer, and their families.

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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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