Golden opportunity for us to do our bit
CANCER Council Queensland is calling on Townsville to help save lives by supporting fundraising for vital research this Daffodil Day. More than 1000 people are diagnosed with cancer in the North each year.
CCQ raises funds for research into the disease each year through Daffodil Day, on August 28. The organisation hopes to raise more than $ 140,000 in North QueenslandQ alone, setting g thee goal to sell more than 9000 bunches of daffodils.
“Cancer Council Queensland hopes to raise $ 1.7 million during the Daffodil Appeal and on the official Daffodil Day, while nationally, the campaignp g aims to raise $ 8.5 million,” ,” CCQ spokeswoman Katie Clift said.
Daffodil Day sites will be operating throughout Townsville including Stockland Northshore, Townsville and Kmart Plaza, Hermit Park Shopping Centre, Castletown Shopping Centre, Annandale Shopping Centre and Townsville Bulletin Square.
FAMILY AFFAIR: Christine Taylor got into the spirit of Daffodil Day with sons Benjamin, 5, and Lachlan, 3.