Remember September is about making a much-needed difference to this world, one step at a time. It’s about encouraging positive lifestyle changes, keeping healthy, and raising much-needed awareness and funds for Pancreatic Cancer research.
Our sixth annual 'Put Your Foot Down' walk in Brisbane will take place on Sunday 8th October. Our event this year will commence at 09:00, and at a new location - Teralba Park, Everton Park. Purple is the colour of Pancreatic Cancer, so be sure to wear something purple on the day! There will be prizes for most creatively dressed in purple adults and children as well as for the highest individual fundraiser and the highest team fundraiser.
Our 6th “Put Your Foot Down” Walk will be held in Adelaide Sunday, 5th November, in support of Avner’s Foundation and it's vision. Help raise funds towards desperately needed research into Pancreatic Cancer by coming along to this fun family-friendly walk. Purple is the colour of Pancreatic Cancer, so be sure to wear something purple on the day! There will be prizes for most creatively dressed in purple adults and children as well as for the highest individual fundraiser and the highest team fundraiser.
If you have been affected by Pancreatic Cancer or are involved in the fight against this wretched disease, you are invited to be part of the WISH YOU WERE HERE Gala Dinner.
In the lead up to World Pancreatic Cancer Day on the 16th November the WISH YOU WERE HERE team and Avner’s Foundation have joined forces to host the BIGGEST GALA EVENT ever held for Pancreatic Cancer in Australia on Wednesday November 8.
Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation has been named as one of 12 beneficiaries to benefit from free IT and technology expertise of a leading global IT service. This opportunity will make a tangible and measurable difference to our Foundation.
We are so excited to announce that the NRMA Insurance Western Sydney Wanderers have pledged their support of the Wish You Were Here campaign and by doing so supporting the Avner Foundation in raising awareness and funding for Pancreatic Cancer research, treatment and detection.
The Western Sydney Wanderers will be supporting the Wish You Were Here team in both their Kokoda Trek walk and their Gala Dinner being held on November 8.
Not only was the sun shining but the original Sydney record set in 2009, which raised $44,945 was smashed by 426 dedicated walkers who, to date, have raised over $60,000. A huge thank you goes to these wonderful people who put their “foot down” (or, in some cases, paw) in support of the Foundation.
Our annual Sydney "Best Things in Life" dinner was held on Wednesday, July 26 once again in the stunning Ivy Ballroom. The dinner was again generously co-hosted by our corporate partners, Woolworths and Coca-Cola Amatil. We were delighted to also welcome our governors and friends of the Foundation. This hugely successful dinner raised more than $160,000 after costs!
On Sunday, July 16 the people of Townsville and the regional community held their third “Put Your Foot Down” walk. A total of 260 people registered for the walk and a phenomenal $39,391 was raised for Pancreatic Cancer research setting a new record for Townsville.
Our third biennial Melbourne “Best Things In Life” Dinner generously hosted by Dan Murphy’s was held on Wednesday, April 24 at the RACV City Club. It was an extraordinary evening and more than $200,000 was raised (after costs) to help us achieve our vision of doubling the number of survivors of Pancreatic Cancer by 2020.