At Garvan our scientists are working hard every day to find better treatment options for a range of diseases that impact millions of Australians. Our mission is to make significant contributions to medical research that will change the directions of science and medicine and have major impacts on human health.
Giving in memory can be a powerful way to honour a loved one who has passed, and a lasting way to celebrate their life whilst also contributing to this crucial medical research.
You can honour a loved one in the following ways:
Julie-Anne’s sister Kerryn sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer at age 44. She was determined to make sure other families and people wouldn’t have to suffer in the same way, and decided to raise money for medical research. Her goal was to raise $10,000 for Garvan through an online tribute page set up to honour Kerryn’s memory.
Kerryn’s husband Matthew, sons Jake and Colby, parents Ian and Glenda, Julie-Anne and their friends have now raised over $11,000 that will make a difference for people facing this terrible disease.
(Right: Kerryn with her husband Matthew)
If you’d like to arrange donations to Garvan in lieu of flowers at a funeral or wake, we can provide you with personalised donation envelopes. Or you can download our In Memoriam donation leaflet to personalise and print yourself.
You may want to honour a loved one by creating a personalised online tribute page raising funds for Garvan.
You can also donate by calling 1300 73 66 77 (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm); or by downloading the In Memoriam donation form and mailing with your cheque or credit card details to:
Garvan Research Foundation
Reply Paid 68593
Darlinghurst NSW 2010.