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Better Foundation is the charity which supports Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals and exists to build partnerships in the Western Sydney community to raise vital funds for state of the art equipment, world’s best practice research and advanced education for medical staff.  A relatively new charitable organisation, Better Foundation has donated more than $130,000 to the hospitals.

Australia’s pre-eminent youth organisation working with Police and community to empower young people to reach their potential, PCYC’s mission is to get young people active in life.  The charity works with young people to develop their skills, character and leadership, and to reduce and prevent crime by and against young people. PCYC was established in 1937 by Police Commissioner William John MacKay. It was a partnership forged with the community via Rotary to provide young people with a safe and positive alternative. Over 80 years later that vision has grown and now operates in 64 sport and recreational locations across NSW and is one of Australia’s leading youth-focused organisations.

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Can Too Foundation is an independent health promotion charity committed to funding cancer research.  Its vision is to transform lives – through improving health and wellbeing in the community and supporting the research, prevention, care and control of cancer.

Offering professionally coached training programs using qualified and experienced coaches Can Too train all levels, from beginners to those more experienced, in structured training programs tailored to specific physical challenges. In return for professionally coached training programs, participants fundraise much-needed support for Australian cancer research to fund the most brilliant, innovative early career cancer researchers.

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Neuroblastoma is a devasting childhood cancer with the average age of diagnosis being just two years old. Survival of rates for aggressive neuroblastoma are only 50% and it claims more lives of children under the age of five than any other cancer.

We don’t need a miracle; just more research.

Neuroblastoma Australia, is a registered charity founded by families with children affected by the disease and has raised over $1.4 million for research into a cure for this complex cancer.

You can make a difference. When you register for RunWest simply note Neuroblastoma Little Heroes under Community Challenge and 25% of your ticket registrations will go towards future sports events which support our charity. You can also choose to fundraise for us when you register or donate directly through this page to help fund targeted neuroblastoma research.

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Ronald McDonald House Westmead is built on the simple idea that nothing else should matter when a family is focused on the health of their child – not where they can afford to stay, where they will get their next meal or where they will lay their head at night to rest. We believe that when a child is hospitalised the love and support of family is as powerful as the strongest medicine prescribed. In 2019, the House is expected to accommodate and support for over 1,200 families with a seriously ill child, allowing parents and carers to focus on the health of their child when they need it most.

 

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