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Curtin Community Projects

Curtin Community Projects provides Curtin students and staff with opportunities to fundraise for not-for-profit organisations, such as the Leukaemia Foundation, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and Cancer Council WA. Find out how to get involved.

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World's Greatest Shave

On 23 March 2017 help raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. Join the Curtin University team and consider shaving, colouring or volunteering to participate in World's Greatest Shave, a vibrant fundraiser that raises money for the Leukaemia Foundation.

“Curtin University is one of the Leukaemia Foundation’s biggest supporters in Western Australia. The university has taken part in the World’s Greatest Shave for 15 years and during this time have raised over $300,000 for the Foundation. We are extremely grateful for the contribution Curtin University has made to support Western Australian families impacted by blood cancer."

- Andrew York, General Manager, Leukaemia Foundation WA

The Curtin community raised over $32,000 for this cause in 2016.

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Princess Margaret Hospital Day

Purchase Stitches the Bear merchandise or volunteer collecting donations around campus in wacky costumes on 4 May 2017. All money raised will help purchase Vital Signs Monitors for Princess Margaret Hospital for Children.

The Curtin community raised $3,005 for this cause in 2016.

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Daffodil Day

Raise money for the Cancer Council on 24 and 25 August 2017. Over 5000 freshly cut daffodils and merchandise are sold on campus to students and staff. Consider volunteering at this fundraising event.

The Curtin community raised $5,901 for this cause in 2016.

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Parkerville Children and Youth Care

Consider donating Christmas gifts to young people at Parkerville Children and Youth Care at this special time of year. Gifts are collected from November through to December.

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Funds raised in 2016

Congratulations to the Curtin community for their fantastic efforts in fundraising for not-for-profit organisations throughout the year. The fundraising activities were organised by Curtin Community Projects, Curtin Community Life.

  • Leukaemia Foundation - World's Greatest Shave - $32,000
  • Cancer Council - Daffodil Day - $5,901
  • PMH - $3,005

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Contact us

For more information on the above events, please contact:

Maureen Meredith
Student & Community Development Coordinator
Tel | +61 8 9266 2118
Email |
Physical address | Curtin Connect Building 101, Bentley Campus
Postal address | Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth WA, 6845

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