Resimac Group raises money and awareness for blood cancer
Every day, more than 47 Australians are newly diagnosed with a blood cancer such as leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma, making it one of the most diagnosed cancers in Australia.
One initiative looking to help reduce the burden of those affected by this deadly disease is the World's Greatest Shave, a fun annual event whereby participants shave or colour their hair to raise money and awareness for the cause
All funds raised for the initiative go towards helping Leukaemia-affected families with the emotional and practical support they need, while also helping scientists search for better ways to find and fight blood cancers.
The team from Resimac Group, homeloans.com.au's parent company, had an ambitious target of $10,000. With the business pledging to dollar-match donations, they were thrilled to announce they'd raised more than double their target.
Through the generosity of colleagues, friends, family and customers, team members Prath, Marcell and Lee raised over $20,000 for the Leukemia Foundation.
Scott McWilliam, CEO of Resimac Group, said the organisation was proud to raise money for this important cause.
"The contribution and awareness that has been led by three of our team members is inspiring. We're grateful to our colleagues, customers and broader community for pitching in and supporting this initiative, enabling us to raise more than $20,000. This donation will go a long way towards making the lives of those who are impacted by this devastating disease just a little bit easier.
"Blood cancer is a god-awful disease. Every 30 minutes, someone is delivered the news that they have blood cancer in Australia. We have a number of people in our community who have been personally affected by this, and it was important for us to show our support."
If you'd like to be part of the Resimac Group's effort, it's not too late to donate! To make a donation, click here.