To promote Dance for A Cure for 2015, we headed to Forrest Place in the City of Perth to have a live intimate chat with Lisa Fernandez, from Channel 9 Perth. We had some wonderful volunteers who met us in the city, from all across Perth (including Mandurah!) early in the morning to dance on live TV! It was a great way to share the excitement of the upcoming event on 8 November and we received lots of new registrations in the days following. READ MORE
On Friday 10 April, Trudy Dunn was interviewed by 6iX about the Rhythms of Life Benefit Concert for the Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Research Foundation. She was able to talk about the experience of creating the event and why she and our other performers are so keen to support such a good cause.
On Wednesday 8 April, Jenny Seaton from Curtin FM 100.1 interviewed Trudy Dunn about the Rhythms of Life Benefit Concert for the Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Research Foundation which is happening on Sunday 19 April at the Regal Theatre in Subiaco.
Trudy was able to share the journey of how the show came about and why all of the performers are excited to be doing this one time only performance for CLCRF.
Perth students helped kick start a global charity drive this week by playing video games. Presbyterian Ladies’ College was the first Australian school to allow students to download and play a free video game, the Adventures of Ai, on Thursday, to take part in the World Charity Cup global video game competition.
The competition will raise money for charities around the world including the Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation and Sony Foundation in Australia.
The Adventures of Ai is an e-book for pre-teens by New York Times best-selling author Craig Bouchard with an accompanying video game. Children’s high scores will be recorded on the story’s website to add to their country’s total.
It’s official! Perth has made its way into the record books for the world’s Longest Awareness Ribbon! Finally confirmed this week, the Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation (CLCRF) were elated when they received the news that they are now Guinness World Record holders.
Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Research Foundation worked with schools from across WA, along with families and members of the community to sign segments of yellow ribbon, all of which were then sewn together to reach the world record-breaking length.
WA finalist for the 2014 Senior Australian of the Year. For his outstanding contribution as an advocate and fundraiser for research into childhood cancer. The Foundation relies on the generous support of the West Australian community to continue this research, as we do not receive State or Federal funding.