Become a volunteer worker or 'friend' and support the Foundation's activities. We are always looking for passionate and energetic people to join us. A loyal and growing band of volunteers provided the Foundation with invaluable support and financial saving, allowing us to continue our vital work of supporting blood cancer patients and investing in research.

Become a Member of the Foundation. David Collins Leukaemia Foundation of Tasmania Committee - life Members 20th January 16 President: Deirdre Tuck , Vice President: Gregory Woods Secretary: Annette Ogilvie, Treasurer: David Asten Committee: Katherine Marsden, Norm Deane (Public Officer) Anne Piaszczyk, Karen Dun, Catherine Willis, Robert Heuke Life Members: Beverley Collins, Norm Deane, Dr Margaret Baikie, Joan Balon, Executive Officer: Graeme Petterd Photo (left to right): Life members Dr Margaret Baikie, Joan Balon, Beverley Collins and Norm Deane.

 Undertake fundraising efforts of your own on behalf of the Foundation (large or small). Helping with our major fundraisers, such as Button Day, raffles, dinners.




Encourage a club or organization to consider donating time or money. Find out how your club or organisation can share in our achievements. There are many ways we can work together to create a great future for blood cancer patients – from a single fundraising event, to workplace giving.

Make a bequest to the Foundation in your will. Gifts in Wills help ensure that patients and their families have access to our vital support services and programs in the future, and enable us to maintain our commitment to patients by investing in research to improve treatments and find cures.

We are extremely grateful for those who have decided to support the Foundation with a gift in their Will.

You can give money in many ways to improve quality of life for people with blood cancers. Your gift will fund research and services to support Tasmanian patients and their families. A one-off or regular donation allows us to continue to offer free support services to all Tasmanians such as financial and practical assistance and accommodation,

as well as investing in research.

Large or small, your donations make a difference.



A donation to the David Collins Leukaemia Foundation of Tasmania in memory of a loved one is a special gift.

It will help in the care and support of those living with leukaemia, Hodgkinson’s disease, lymphoma, melanoma or a related blood disease, will support research into these diseases and help medical staff in Tasmania

maintain the special skills needed to fight these diseases.



The Foundation receives no direct government funding, and relies on the continued support of individuals, community groups and organisations to expand its urgently needed services and research funding.




You can help the Foundation by:

•  Becoming a volunteer

•  Becoming a member

•  Undertake fundraising activities of your own or with the Foundation

•  Encourage a club or organization to consider donating time or money

•  Make a bequest

•  Give a donation

Donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.



We could not do what we do without your support.

All money raised stays in Tasmania. No paid fundraisers are employed and most of the Foundation's work is done by volunteers.


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