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Giving Back for Good Health

When David Rowe suffered an unexpected stroke, his wife Pauline was inspired to improve her own health and quit smoking. Amazed by how much money she was saving, Pauline selflessly decided to use the money to support THRF. read more

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15,000 Reasons to say Thank You!

A morning tea was held to say thank you to the ladies from Olympic Spirit Greek Friends, who recently fundraised more than $15,000 for The Hospital Research Foundation! read more

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Giving Back After Heart Surgery

Michael Allford is not your typical heart patient but thanks to some excellent care informed by world-class research, he’s walking proof you can bounce back from heart surgery and live a full and active life. read more

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Sam’s Diagnosis Leads to a Life Legacy

Meet Sam, one of our valued Life Guardians. After being diagnosed with prostate cancer, he has decided to give back to the research that saved his life by leaving a Gift in his Will. Here’s his story… read more

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A Record Year for The Longest Table

Thank you for being part of a record year for our annual cancer fundraiser The Longest Table! We’re delighted to share that with your incredible support The Longest Table raised more than $233,000. read more

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Riding for Country Cancer Patients

2017 was another incredibly successful year for Mercer SuperCycle! The dedicated riders, support crew and volunteer committee raised a staggering $405,000 to support country cancer patients and their families through The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) Under Our Roof project. read more

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Proud dad leaves lasting gift to medical research

THRF were honoured to receive a $500 cheque from the family of Basile Frangos who was kind enough to leave a legacy to medical research after passing in September last year. Basile, who had supported the Foundation since 1995 passed away in September 2014 at the age of 92. read more

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Café De Cure Comes to Life

Two years on from her breast cancer diagnosis and still larger than life Sandra Kannellos hosted her fundraiser Café De Cure on Sunday 2 August to raise money for medical research through The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF). read more