Next-gen tech for brain cancer treatment

April 24, 2016

We’re proud to announce that your awesome fundraising for Connor’s Run will be supporting the creation of a brain tumour molecular subtyping service – a first for Australia!   What is...

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Rugby star Sean McMahon joins RCD

March 31, 2016

2016 is off to a great start as we welcome our newest ambassador, Sean McMahon! Born just days apart from Connor, and only 21 years old, Sean has become a star player of the Melbourne Rebels since...

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Lisa McCune - Superstar, Ambassador and Friend of the RCD Foundation

March 11, 2016

Lisa McCune joined the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation’s fight against Brain Cancer a little over a year ago. Since then, the talented actress and singer has used her voice support our Music Matters...

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The Swim Kid

January 29, 2016

We've written about Dan Canta's feats many times before. We've wondered what drives such ambition. We've pondered where one gets the grit required to perserve like Dan does. Like Connor did....

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What a year 2015 was

January 14, 2016

Happy New Year! 2015 was incredible. I wanted to share with you some of the highlights. It’s a bit of a read, so if you don’t get much further than this introduction, thank you for your...

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Our latest commitments

November 28, 2015

After the tremendous success of Connor’s Run, we now have in excess of $300,000 earmarked for significant brain matters projects. We are very proud to be supporting and collaborating with some of...

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Wisconsin sweep the inaugural Ergo Challenge!

November 28, 2015

It is said that if everything seems under control, you aren’t rowing hard enough. That much was evident in the inaugural “Connor’s Ergo Challenge”. From opposite sides of the USA, two proud...

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Raw Courage Interview Series

November 24, 2015

Margie Warrell, coach, author and host of RawCourage.TV speaks to Liz on the loss of Connor and how move through grief with grace, courage and purpose. Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode...

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Coles Campaign 'Fill The Gaps In Brain Tumour Research'

September 30, 2015

In 2014, Connor’s friend Ben Stonier was awarded Sandringham Coles Local Community Hero for his volunteer work with us at the foundation. The store manager offered to promote Connor’s Run in store...

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Connor's Run 2015 Recap

September 30, 2015

Our 3rd Connor’s Run sold out 2500 spots in just 6 weeks. In doing so you helped us keep Connor’s spirit shining bright (with some welcome assistance again this year from the sun…and maybe...

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