HAIR clippers across Australia and the Fraser Coast will begin to buzz this week as activists and ordinary Aussies do their bit to support those affected by blood cancer.
The World’s Greatest Shave officially takes place between 10-14 March, 2021 – but people can sign up and shave their heads any day of the year.
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The campaign aims to raise funds to support the growing number of Australian’s diagnosed with blood cancer – including leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other related blood disorders.
According to the Leukaemia Foundation, 47 Australians are diagnosed with blood cancer every day.
The foundation’s latest Blood Cancer in Australia report suggests this figure will more than double to 100 people per day by 2035.
People who sign up and raise money for the campaign will help efforts to ensure families facing blood cancer have someone to turn to every step of the way, access to the best possible care and treatment and a place to call home during treatment.
You can find out more about the World’s Greatest Shave and how you can get involved or donate, here.
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