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Scaffidi Foundation Scholarship Announced

Monday, November 15, 2010

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The Scaffidi Foundation is very pleased to announce eight year old Thomas as the 2011 Scaffidi Scholarship recipient. Thomas was diagnosed with leukaemia at the age of three, when his mum was seven months pregnant with his little brother. Thomas underwent treatment but relapsed just before he turned seven. Thomas has bravely endured radiation therapy, [...]

Scaffidi Foundation Trivia

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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A huge thank you to all who came along to the Scaffidi Foundation’s afternoon of trivia and games on the 26th September. We had a wonderful response, with over 130 people coming along. We hope you all had fun – we certainly did! And, to top it all off, we managed to raise over $3000 [...]

‘Jules’ Girls Nite In’

Thursday, May 1, 2008

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Friday 9 May saw THEBIGWALK get a HUGE helping hand from an incredible group of ladies. Mount Martha Yacht Club played host to ‘Jules’ Girls Nite In’ – an annual fundraiser organised by Julie Oldenburger, Kellie Pitt and the GNI Committee. Each year, the funds generated from this event are generously donated to a cancer [...]

The Big Walk

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

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30 March 2008 saw two extraordinary supporters of the Scaffidi Foundation take on one of the most challenging adventures of their lives. Clare Whitney and Richard Herr walked 740 kilometres from the Mornington Peninsula to Canberra to raise funds and awareness for the Scaffidi Foundation. See more in the Photos, Videos and Media sections.

Foundation Profile: Jess

JessJess, age 9, was first diagnosed with cancer when she was 3.5 years old. She has had a kidney tumour, four brain tumours and has undergone regular radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Shortly after meeting Jess, Angela from the Scaffidi Foundation made a deal with her; if she was brave enough to go through with her treatment, Angela would dye her hair hot pink, Jess’ favourite colour. Read more ...