Articles tagged with: Fund Raising

Avner Golf Day in memory of Peter Murphy

Thursday, 06 April 2017 Posted in News, 2017

Avner Golf Day in memory of Peter Murphy

On Friday March 24, Des Heffernan organised a golf day at the Mt. Barker-Hahndorf Golf Club in memory of his family friend, Peter Murphy, who lost his battle to Pancreatic Cancer in 2013. Des’ death motivated Peter to do something to help change the statistics by raising money for the Avner Foundation.

Appointment of “Council of Governors”

Thursday, 06 April 2017 Posted in News, 2017

Appointment of “Council of Governors”

On Thursday night we launched a “Council of Governors” for the Foundation. The evening was attended by governors, directors and friends of the Foundation. The governors are people who have helped raise significant funds over the years and through their various activities have brought awareness to this underdog of cancers.

Apple Day for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness and Fundraising Initiatives

Thursday, 06 April 2017 Posted in News, 2017

Apple Day for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness and Fundraising Initiatives

Anyone who has been involved with Pancreatic Cancer understands its vicious cycle, insufficient awareness and funding means it has fallen way behind in medical research. The lack of research means Pancreatic Cancer is almost always diagnosed when a sufferer is close to death. Almost no survivors means almost no awareness, which is why it receives insufficient funding.

Muk Haircare’s Continued Support of Pancreatic Cancer

Saturday, 18 March 2017 Posted in News, 2017

Muk Haircare’s Continued Support of Pancreatic Cancer

Anyone who has ever attended one of our walks will know we encourage everyone to come dressed up in purple (the international colour of Pancreatic Cancer) and the more creative the better! Prizes are awarded for the most creatively dressed adult, child and group and the reward for going to so much effort is a wonderful distinctive black and white “goody bag” filled to the brim with muk Haircare products.

Josiah Lucas Dedication For Pancreatic Cancer

Saturday, 18 March 2017 Posted in News, 2017

Josiah Lucas Dedication For Pancreatic Cancer

Josiah Lucas has proven that you are never too young to raise awareness and funds for Pancreatic Cancer.

Last year, 12 year-old Josiah Lucas shared his amazing story of writing a book and raising funds for Avner's Foundation in memory of his uncle Scott.

Trekking the Kokoda for Pancreatic Cancer

Thursday, 09 March 2017 Posted in News, 2017

Trekking the Kokoda for Pancreatic Cancer

In 2016 a very much loved and larger than life man, Peter Grima, lost his battle to Pancreatic Cancer. To honour this amazing man, a team of seven of his closest mates banded together and formed the “Wish You Were Here” team. They were then joined by an eighth man, who himself is a cancer survivor and is currently supporting a close friend and relative undertaking treatment for Pancreatic Cancer. This team of eight have set themselves one of the most gruelling and emotional challenges - to walk the Kokoda Trail in memory of Peter.