SUPPORTING BRAIN MATTERS IN AREAS OF RESEARCH, CARE AND DEVELOPMENT


IN MEMORY OF
ROBERT CONNOR DAWES

$100 MILLION COMMITTED TO BRAIN CANCER RESEARCH!


On 29 October 2017 the Federal Government announced the establishment of the Australian Brain Cancer Mission to double the survival rate of patients within 10 years.
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$782,000 raised for brain matters

This year we broke all the records with our biggest Connor’s Run yet! Thanks to an amazing 4,000 participants, 650 volunteers and our fantastic sponsors we raised more than $782,000 for brain matters. The money raised will allow us to continue funding crucial projects in the areas of research, care and development and allow us to invest in new ones. We can’t thank everyone involved enough, bring on Connor’s Run 2018 – Sunday September 16!

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THE MISSION

We’re all about changing the odds. to make brain tumours go the way of the dinosaurs. This is why we we fund brain projects in the areas of research, care and development – to fund the science to end brain cancer and support patients in the meantime.

OUR IMPACT

We’re proud of the many things we have achieved together with our community. Most recently we announced support for the next-gen tech of brain tumour molecular subtyping.

The $120,000 Robert Connor Dawes CERN Fellow announced

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What the $100 million Brain Cancer Mission means for Brain Matters

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SPIRITED
CONNOR

For 16 months, Connor’s brilliant mind, strong body and gentle soul faced off against an ependymoma. Like many others, his brains and brawn gave it all to fight against the poor odds. But on April 20, 2013, Connor’s own battle ended. Inspired by his spirit of Aeternum Fortis, we created the RCD Foundation   as a tribute to him and other brain tumour fighters.

Connor’s Story

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Nominated for Australian of the Year Award 2017 – Liz Dawes

Local Hero 2016 – Electoral Division of Goldstein – Liz Dawes

Victoria / Tasmania Park & Recreation 2015 – Event of the Year – Connor’s Run

Melbourne Awards 2015 – Community Event Finalist – Connor’s Run

Australia Day Award 2015 – Bayside Citizen of the Year – Liz Dawes

Australia Day Award 2014 – Bayside Event of the Year – Connor’s Run

THE RCD STORE

Goods that do good. And lots of them. Check out our top-selling socks.

 

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CONNOR’S SPIRIT KEEPS ON INSPIRING

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