For forty years the Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation (Inc.) has been raising funds for research into childhood cancers.

Australia has one of the highest incidences of childhood cancer worldwide. One in 500 Australian children will develop a cancer before 15 years of age – that’s 600 Australian children diagnosed every year. Childhood cancer is the single greatest cause of death from disease in Australian children, with three children losing their lives to cancer every week. In Australia, childhood cancer is second only to breast cancer in terms of the number of years of life lost by the disease.

The quest to find cures for childhood cancer is one of medicine’s greatest success stories. Fifty years ago only two percent of children with cancer survived. Medical research alone has improved overall survival rates to 80 percent. With childhood cancer still the leading cause of death from disease in Australian children, there is more work to be done. There are still particular childhood cancers – such as brain tumours and neuroblastoma – with survival rates as low as 50 percent.

CLCRF has a commitment to ensure this ground-breaking research continues so that the future generations will be the ones to live cancer free. The Foundation relies on the generous support of the community to continue its vital research, as we do not receive State or Federal funding.

Keep the Flame Alive Quiz Night
Save the Date and get your table together for our Keep the Flame Alive Quiz Night!
Saturday – 6:30 PMThe Perth Football Club Function Room at Lathlain Park

Become a Volunteer

We are always looking for passionate people to lend their time and expertise. There are many different ways that you can assist. JOIN TODAY

WA charity bike ride hopes to raise $40,000 for Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Research Foundation

Source: MICEBTN - Wednesday 23 September 2020 Western Australia’s charity bike ride is back for it READ MORE

Well-deserved praise for CLCRF volunteer!

Long-time supporters of CLCRF may have seen Jonelle volunteer at one of our many events over the yea READ MORE

Include a Charity Week

It’s Include a Charity Week! This week, all Australians are encouraged to consider leaving a chari READ MORE

South Yunderup great-grandmother to ride 600km for children’s charity

Source: Mandurah Mail: Sept 8 2020: 2:58pm Author: Justin Rake She's conquered depression, and now s READ MORE

It’s never been easier or cheaper to write your own Will!

Making a Will has traditionally been too expensive, complicated or time-consuming for most people. T READ MORE

A mother’s plea for childhood cancer awareness

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and no one knows more about the importance of raising READ MORE

How you can raise awareness for childhood cancer this September

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to shine a spotlight on the gruelling disease READ MORE

Fat Bike goes to family who wheelie deserves it

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, the whole family suffers. During our recent 40kin40days campa READ MORE

Get Dad a gift he’ll love this Father’s Day!

Stuck for what to get your dad this Father’s Day? If you’re looking for a last-minute gift that READ MORE

Thank you for helping us spread kindness!

To help us celebrate our 40 th Anniversary, we went a little crazy with our inaugural 40kin40days ca READ MORE

Take Part in an Event

Take Part in an Event

One of the exciting ways you can get involved with helping kids with cancer is to participate in any of our events. We have some great ways for families to get involved.

Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

Register today to become a volunteer for CLCRF and find out how you can help! It may be an hour of your time or a skill you can provide, we appreciate all who give of their time to help us.

Make a Donation

Make a Donation

By making a donation to CLCRF you will be vital in helping us continue to fund our valuable scientific research into childhood cancers.

Click to play