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2012 Scholarship Applications now open.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

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The Scaffidi Foundation is delighted to announce that applications for the 2012 round of Scholarships are now open. The Scaffidi Foundation Scholarship is open to young people aged between 5 – 18 years who: - live in Victoria - plan to commence or continue education in 2012 - have been diagnosed with cancer or a life [...]

Jess

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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Jess

Jess, now nine, was first diagnosed with cancer when she was three and a half years old. She underwent extensive treatment and it was a long and difficult road for her and her family. Shortly after meeting Jess, Angela from the Foundation made a deal with her. If Jess was brave enough to go through [...]

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 ...