Stories from the RCD Foundation
Connor's Erg 2023 - Over $100,000 USD Raised for Kids with Brain Cancer
March 8, 2023
The eighth annual Connor’s Erg Challenge was the biggest yet - raising over $100,000 USD ($150,000 AUD) for kids with brain cancer. Over 500 big-hearted participants from schools and gyms in the...
Brave Euroa cancer survivor Chelsea Maher’s battle with brain tumour
February 17, 2023
A Euroa seven-year-old is alive thanks to a diagnostic tool for children’s brain cancer. Chelsea Maher, aged seven, is in remission from brain cancer. She loves horses and ponies. For...
Coles BrainHeart: $419,000 raised for kids with brain cancer
October 14, 2022
We had the great honour of accepting a massive $419,431 cheque from Coles, raised last month during the BrainHeart Campaign. The campaign ran in all 220 Victorian Coles stores, and online from...
Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day Spotlight: Zoe Stanley
September 21, 2022
Monday, 26 September is the fourth annual Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day. Each year a different tumour type is highlighted, this year is high grade glioma (HGG). Our beautiful Legacy...
Connor's Run on Nine News
September 5, 2022
A huge thank you to Jo Hall and Nine News Melbourne for this awesome Connor's Run coverage with Liz Dawes OAM, and our Legacy Ambassadors, the Berry family.
Shane Warne: Larger than life character, with a big heart
March 24, 2022
A larger than life character, Shane Warne will always be known to us as a great guy with a big heart who loved his kids. Warne passed away suddenly at just 52 years old of a heart attack in Ko...
DIPG/DMG Collaborative SIOPe Grant Presentation
March 2, 2022
We're a proud Foundational Sponsor of the DIPG/DMG Collaborative. We invest $10,000 USD annually along with over 20 foundations to help fund vital DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma) research....
'One Awesome Mother' Liz Dawes' OAM Announcement
January 25, 2022
It is with great pride and emotion that today I will be receiving an Order of Australia (OAM) medal for my passionate work in changing the odds for young Australians with brain cancer. It has been an...
Mister Zimi Candle 2021
December 16, 2021
Once again, the amazing and generous team at Mister Zimi have created two limited edition candles in honour of Alfie and Sara Chivers. To date, Mister Zimi has raised over $100,000 for the Alfie...
FUNDRAISER SPOTLIGHT: Claire Maree
October 28, 2021
How did you first hear about the RCD Foundation? I’d heard of Connor’s Run and looked into the foundation! Has anyone you know been impacted by brain cancer? My godfather died of...