Salesian College raises over $18,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation

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30 March 2021

VCAL students participating in the Worlds Greatest Shave fundraiserVCAL students and staff members from Salesian College, Chadstone, have raised $18,717 for the Leukaemia Foundation in a World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser.

Team Salesian raised more than twice the initial fundraising target of $8,000.

Three students and three staff members shaved their heads on Friday 26 March 2021, with Mrs Sarah Roberts participating in tribute to her father who lost his battle with leukaemia in July 2020.

‘I am shaving my head to recognise the Leukaemia Foundation for the support they provided to my family’, said Sarah.

‘The Leukaemia Foundation’s research is vital. If my Dad had been diagnosed four years earlier, he would have passed away in six months. The treatments he received did not exist. Because of the research that has been done, he was able to live for four years after his initial diagnosis’, reflected Sarah.

The World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser is a Salesian College tradition.