Community Fundraising July Wrap-Up
1 August 2019
MIA could not do what we do without the incredible support and effort of our community fundraisers. We’d like to highlight some of the wonderful events organised by our community this month that are helping us move closer to our goal of zero deaths from melanoma.
On July 17, the
Beginning on July 21 and continuing through September is the Mongol Rally. Deborah and
The Bayview Golf Club held their Annual Charity Day on July 25, with MIA as the beneficiary of the day for the third year in a row. The Ladies President, Sue Davies, is a former MIA patient, and
In a touching gesture for a friend on her birthday, Ashleigh Whyte organised a surprise fundraiser for MIA. Her friend’s mother had spent two decades battling melanoma and passed away a month ago, not long before her daughter’s birthday. With over 70 people in attendance at Kambah Inn and over $1500 raised, we are so very appreciative of the support on what would have been a difficult day.
Libby Widdup passed away from ocular melanoma in March 2017. She had always wanted to cycle along the Danube river from Vienna to Budapest, so in her memory, her daughter Margot and a dozen of her friends donned ‘Ride for Libby’ shirts and embarked on the week-long adventure in Libby’s memory. This amazing journey has so far raised over $14,500 for MIA, and we cannot thank everyone who donated to the ‘Tour de
“Cycling into Budapest, knowing we collectively finished a goal of Mum’s which was to complete this ride,
We want to thank every member of Team Melanoma and everyone who donated to them. With your help, we are moving closer to our goal of zero deaths from melanoma!
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MIA could not do what we do without the incredible support and effort of our community fundraisers. We’d like to highlight some of the wonderful events organised by our community in
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As always, part of the PBAC process invites clinicians, patients and other stakeholders in the cancer community to make submissions
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MIA is delighted to be hosting the MD Anderson pathologist on his first ever trip to Australia.
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