How the money helps
Getting sponsored to drive in the Aussie Muscle Car Run has a huge impact on Aussie families facing the challenge of blood cancer. Each two person team needs to raise a minimum of $4,000. The more you raise, the bigger the difference you can make.
Help beat blood cancer
That’s enough to enable a family to attend a support program specific to their blood cancer.
That’s enough to fund a month of laboratory costs for a research project to discover better treatments for blood cancer.
That’s enough to provide free transport for people who are too ill to drive after chemotherapy treatment, for a month.
That’s enough to aid future breakthroughs by funding a major blood cancer research project, for two weeks.
That’s enough to give a regional family a free place to stay close to treatment in the city for 3 months.
That’s enough to provide emotional support to help 300 families overcome the initial shock and stress of being diagnosed.
WHO YOU’RE SUPPORTING
Today, 35 Australians will be given the devastating news that they have leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma, and they’ll turn to the Leukaemia Foundation for help.
These blood cancers can develop in anyone, at any age, at any time. Although improved treatments and care are helping more people survive, someone still loses their life to blood cancer in Australia every two hours.
In fact, blood cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death in Australia, claiming more lives than breast cancer or melanoma.
The Leukaemia Foundation is the only national charity dedicated to helping those with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders survive and then live a better quality of life.
It exists only because of the generous and ongoing support of the Australian community.
By raising money for the Leukaemia Foundation you can make a difference by giving families fighting blood cancer the emotional and practical support they need.
You will also fund critical medical research that will help more people beat their blood cancer.