News Archives - Play for a Cure

Easter/Christmas raffle drawn!


So what originally was our Easter raffle, turned in to a Christmas raffle, due to all our events being cancelled. First things first then, thank you to everybody for being so patient and waiting until now. We are thrilled to advise, that along with the supporter packs, this campaign raised over $2,100, which along with […]

Researchers are the winners!


With 3 events now completed and all funds gathered, we are thrilled to advise that we have raised over $14,000 for Childhood Cancers research, specifically for Assoc. Professor Michelle Teng and Dr Kyohei Nakamura of QIMR Berghofer. 100% of the funds raised at these events will be donated to the 2 research laboratories where they […]

$300,000 raised by #teamp4ac


We aren’t quite 10 but today we passed a significant milestone on our journey to raise funds for cancer research. $300,000 raised for cancer research and cancer patients. Exalted! There have been so many individual contributors, some of you multiple times, and we are so grateful for your support – THANK YOU! Without you, we […]

P4AC – 10 year head shave!


March 2011, 4 months after our founding date, our Founder Leigh Martyn shaved her head to raise thousands for cancer research. September 2020, Leigh is prepared to do it all again in the name of Childhood Cancers research. 13th September update! Leigh’s long time friend Jodie has decided that she’s going to shave her head […]

$50,000 for Childhood brain cancer research


After a fantastic year of fundraising, at our 2018/19 AGM, the board approved donating $50,000 to Professor Bryan Day and his team at the Sid Faithfull Brain Cancer Laboratory based at the QIMR Berghofer Brisbane. Board Member Anne Vogler along with Charity Founder Leigh Martyn were on hand to present Bryan and his team $50,000 […]