Leukaemia and Blood cancer New Zealand

Friends prepare to chop their locks

Franklin locals Becky Osborne, Gareth Vollebregt, Kim Grindlay and Michael Millard will be braving the shave this June, for a cause close to their hearts. They are raising funds for leukaemia and blood cancer New Zealand, “My Mum has leukaemia,” said Becky. “It’s the second time she has battled cancer, and while we can’t fight it for her, this is […]

Thousands raised by local brigades

The Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge took place on Saturday 19 May, 2018. Waiuku Volunteer Fire Brigade’s Jim Snedden was on the fundraising leaderboard, in seventh. He raised $8483 for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand. Jim was also awarded the Patu on the night for the competitor who showed the spirit of the Firefighters Sky Tower challenge event. A […]

Shaved for a cure

On Wednesday, 21 March, Suits and Gumboots Country Day Care in Pokeno was abuzz with excitement. Children and teachers prepared to witness their daring ECE teacher, Heather Watson, brave the shave for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand’s (LBC) Shave for a Cure fundraiser. They rallied around their teacher, sporting their own wild hairdos for the “Crazy Hair Day” – […]

From blue to bald for a good cause

Shave for a Cure is Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand’s (LBC) annual signature fundraising event. This year, a local Pokeno Early Childhood Education teacher will be parting with her fun blue locks to raise $1000 for LBC.  Heather Watson works at Suits and Gumboots Country Daycare in Pokeno and on 21 March she’ll be braving the clippers for this […]

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