WITH the end of winter fast approaching, one of Australia’s most renowned and popular fundraising events, Daffodil Day is almost here.
Each year Daffodil Day raises much needed money to support the work of the Australian Cancer Council in cancer research and to provide patient support programs and prevention programs to all Australians.
Sadly, each day more than 100 Australians will die from cancer. Marlene Tait, the vice president of the Portland Cancer Council unit, said that’s why Daffodil Day is such an important day.
“Thousands of dollars are raised on Daffodil Day in Portland. We then send all of the money down to Melbourne where it is used to fund cancer research.”
Read more in Monday’s edition of the Portland Observer.