SA Power Networks Employee Foundation commits $150,000 to Cancer Council SA’s new, integrated cancer building
SA Power Networks Employee Foundation has committed $150,000 to Cancer Council SA to help build the organisations new, integrated cancer building at 202 Greenhill Road, Eastwood.
The Foundation has been long-term supporters of Cancer Council SA, raising more than $1million for the organisation since 2006 through a number of fundraising initiatives, including Relay For Life.
SA Power Networks Employee Foundation Executive Officer and cancer survivor Vicki Shearer says that the Foundation is excited to support the new project, which will be the next generation of cancer care in South Australia.
“We’ve been proud to support Cancer Council SA for more than 10 years and are excited to continue this support through investing in their new, integrated cancer building,” she said.
“Cancer impacts almost everyone in our community and many of us have had our own cancer experiences, so this is our way of giving back”
“As an organisation, we are incredibly proud of the money that we have raised to support Cancer Council SA run vital services including Cancer Council 13 11 20, their counselling services and of course, their lodges.”
“This visionary new project will bring all of Cancer Council SA’s services together in one location and create a home for every South Australian impacted by cancer, which is something that we are also incredibly passionate about.”
Cancer Council SA Chief Executive Lincoln Size thanked the Foundation for their commitment to supporting of this vital project.
“It’s only through the support of organisations like the SA Power Networks Employee Foundation that we are able invest in ground-breaking projects like this that will lead us closer to a cancer free future for every South Australian. We are incredibly grateful for their support,” he said.
Combining research, prevention, information and support services alongside a new benchmark 120-room supportive accommodation facility, the new building will be the home for every South Australian impacted by cancer.
Taking an integrated approach, the new facility will be the next generation in South Australian cancer care and help even more people survive a cancer diagnosis, ensuring we are there with the best care for every South Australian—every minute of every hour of every day—for generations to come.