Spotlight on Brain Matters

August 25, 2017

The Australian Federal Government announces new focus on paediatric brain cancer. We are so excited! Yesterday was one of the biggest milestones in our charity’s history. Not only did the...

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Kicking goals for brain cancer - $20k worth of goals to be exact

August 6, 2017

What an incredible round of footy! Thanks to the South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL) we raised an incredible $20,000 for brain matters last Sunday July 30. As SMJFL’s charity...

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AIM BRAIN at work - how Olivia's diagnosis inspired a $50k fundraising drive

July 23, 2017

Meet the incredible Melbourne family who’ve raised more than $51,000 for brain matters in just five months. Since receiving a shock diagnosis of their daughter Olivia’s ependymoma in January...

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Check-out what Coles can do

October 14, 2016

For two weeks this year Coles stores around Melbourne were helping to ‘fill the gaps in brain cancer research’ by putting the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation front and center. Beginning in 2014...

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Solving one puzzle to help another

May 31, 2016

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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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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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Hayley & Pippa's brain matters

September 8, 2015

In what has quickly become one of our proudest stories, Hayley White and Virginia Rea joined Liz to donate $20 000 to the Royal Children’s Hospital, in honour of Pippa Rea. This donation was...

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A 'header' from the Brighton Soccer Club

July 15, 2015

The term 3 season sees the Brighton Soccer Club making brains matter with #beaniesforbraincancer. Players will be warming up in beanies which is the perfect way to get hyped up   before a match on...

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