Stephanie Town heads the group of 23 UTS students fundraising for LAM research. Stephanie and fellow volunteer, Tooba Zaidi with Australia’s chief LAM researcher, A/Prof Brian Oliver.
The enthusiastic group has raised over $1600 in 2015 and is planning activities to raise more funds in the coming year.
In Brisbane Sarah Brice organised a sumptuous afternoon tea. Women who are living with LAM, their families and friends attended.
In Sydney the second annual STEPPING OUT FOR LAM walk in Centennial Parklands was followed by talks from Patron, Dr Linda Friedland, Kristy Hope and Janet Neustein.
To date the two events have raised over $6000 for LAM research, with donations still coming in – an excellent result.
Funds donated through this special campaign helped us reach our goal of $25,000 to contribute to the salary of a dedicated LAM research scientist.
With unstinting help from her family, Anna filled a cinema for a screening of “Twelve Years a Slave”.
Tickets, raffles, a silent auction, and donations raised over $8000 for LAM research. A splendid result.
The Karaikos sisters, Gloria & Esther (on left with pen) helped Anna Lazic , their aunt, organise a very successful film night, which raised over $8000 for LAM research
Despite 40+ degrees, over $6000 was raised through the generosity of those participating and supporting a beach walk and BBQ. Continue reading…
On Sunday 11 August 2013, our team of 12 joined about 80,000 participants in Westpac’s Sun-Herald City2Surf. Donations are nearing totalling $15,000 were all presented to the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research for ongoing LAM studies.
“Our goals are to make country women and the wider community, especially medical professionals, aware of LAM and to raise money for LAM research.”
Many individual fundraising efforts are currently helping to fund research TO FUND A CURE FOR LAM in Australia.