Holiday Giving 2022
We urgently need your help to save precious young lives
Did you know, for parents who have lost a child to cancer, the holiday season is a painful reminder of what has been taken from them.
The heart-breaking truth is that cancer kills more children in Australia than any other disease.
But because of the kindness of people like you, Cancer Council ACT is investing in life-saving research to give Aussie kids the best chance of surviving cancer.
Children like Kane, who was just 12 when he was diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma.
Kane was a good-hearted, normal Aussie kid. He loved cricket, playing computer games and hanging out with his little cousins. He always had a smile for the doctors and nurses in the hospital—no matter how sick he got.
But sadly, Kane’s cancer was both rare and extremely aggressive, and the treatment simply couldn’t keep up.
He died two weeks after his 13th birthday.
Natalie and her husband, Rick, don’t have any other children and Kane’s death has changed both of them forever. Their hearts are broken and can never be mended.
But now Natalie is telling Kane’s story to help raise money for research, and to prevent other parents from losing their children to cancer.
Will you help support the research that can stop children like Kane dying from cancer?
We urgently need more support to achieve the life-saving breakthroughs people with cancer need. The reality is that we cannot fund research like this without caring and compassionate people like you.
No child should have to go through scary, painful cancer treatment. And no parent should have to watch it happen.
Please make a generous gift this holiday season, and support life-saving cancer research.