The Sweet F.A. Daffodil Day appeal | BigFooty

The Sweet F.A. Daffodil Day appeal

Discussion in 'The Sweet F.A. (SFA) - Fantasy Footy League' started by SarahSmiles, Aug 8, 2018.

  1. SarahSmiles

    SarahSmiles BLERN's best friend

    Hawthorn
    Joined:
    Oct 17
    Posts:
    5,571
    Location:
    Why do you want to know?
    Other Teams:
    Swampies, Chelsea, Victory, Gades
    [​IMG]
    People of the Sweet F.A. old, young and BLERN,

    This is a call to arms. 1 in 2 Australians will be diagnosed with a form of cancer by the time they turn 85. Every year we lose at least 44,000 to this beast of a disease. Nobody is safe from cancer and treatments are expensive and aren't guaranteed to work. In case you didn't know, cancer is a disease of the body's cells. Normally cells grow and multiply in a controlled way, however, if something causes a mistake to occur in the cells' genetic blueprints, this control can be lost. Cancer is the term used to describe collections of these cells, growing and potentially spreading within the body. As cancerous cells can arise from almost any type of tissue cell, cancer actually refers to about 100 different diseases.

    Cancer cells that do not spread beyond the immediate area in which they arise are said to be benign ie. they are not dangerous. If these cells spread into surrounding areas, or to different parts of the body, they are known as malignant - commonly referred to as cancer.

    We all know someone who has been affected by cancer and it not only is terrible for the person suffering through the disease but terrible for the family and people around the person. We in the Sweet F.A. were rocked by cancer last year when Fred passed away. Wether you know the person personally or not, hearing of a persons death because of cancer is heartbreaking.

    So what can we do? By donating to Cancer council in honour of 'Daffodil day' we help by funding life saving research and treatment for those suffering from cancer. So what is Daffodil day? Daffodil Day is an important date in Cancer Council’s calendar with the day being one of Australia's most iconic events. Every year, supporters and volunteers come together in the community to sell daffodils, merchandise and collect donations to help fund our vital work.
    This year Daffodil Day will take place on Friday 24 August across Australia to raise funds for life-saving cancer research. This year the event celebrates 32 years of turning Australia yellow, with Cancer Council aiming to raise more than $4 million for cancer research.

    The daffodil is the international symbol of hope and with every daffodil sold, Cancer Council can invest in life-saving research to give Australians the best chance of survival.

    Thanks to Cloud_, Mobbs and Chief who have allowed all donors to compete in a charity match on Daffodil day as well as this shiny new badge! [​IMG] Thanks to Fizzler for the design and Ant Bear for setting up the donation page.

    Entry to the charity match is only open to the first 44 donors.

    The donation link is here
    Links to find out more about daffodil day and how you can help by volunteering can be found here

    So lets get together as a community and save some lives!
    #doitforfred

     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2018 at 7:04 PM

    (Log in to remove this ad.)

  2. SarahSmiles

    SarahSmiles BLERN's best friend

    Hawthorn
    Joined:
    Oct 17
    Posts:
    5,571
    Location:
    Why do you want to know?
    Other Teams:
    Swampies, Chelsea, Victory, Gades
  3. Dingster

    Dingster Brownlow Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Joined:
    Jul 01
    Posts:
    18,662
    Location:
    Gold Coast
    Other Teams:
    Manchester United
    Happily donated to a worthy cause.
     
  4. BLERN

    BLERN Voted 2nd best BLERN on regularsizedfooty

    North Melbourne
    Joined:
    Oct 16
    Posts:
    7,272
  5. U2tigers

    U2tigers Norm Smith Medallist

    Richmond
    Joined:
    Nov 06
    Posts:
    9,611
    Location:
    Brisbane
    Other Teams:
    Mizzou, Wonders and Team SANSA
    In - Can I shotgun Ruck position?
     
    I Dont Care and TheInjuryFactory like this.
  6. Hatchy1992

    Hatchy1992 Norm Smith Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Joined:
    Oct 10
    Posts:
    9,200
    Location:
    Dragon Island
    Other Teams:
    Chelsea, Dortmund, Dragons FFC
    Sure. I'll donate to a cause that promotes combating cancer.
     
  7. I Dont Care

    I Dont Care Premium Platinum

    Port Adelaide
    Joined:
    Sep 09
    Posts:
    32,827
    Location:
    Everywhere But Here
    I am now a Daffo-dill o_O
     
  8. Wooshette

    Wooshette ‘They’

    West Coast
    Joined:
    May 07
    Posts:
    49,718
    Location:
    #cheesecakeclub
    Other Teams:
    Slytherin, Noble Park Bulls
  9. GotTheGoodes

    GotTheGoodes Bloods

    Sydney
    Joined:
    Mar 10
    Posts:
    14,780
    Location:
    Australia
    Great work Haro.
     
  10. kdavva74

    kdavva74 QrownMedia CEO

    Port Adelaide
    Joined:
    Jul 15
    Posts:
    2,877
    Location:
    Darwin
    Other Teams:
    Brighton, Las Vegas Bears
  11. SarahSmiles

    SarahSmiles BLERN's best friend

    Hawthorn
    Joined:
    Oct 17
    Posts:
    5,571
    Location:
    Why do you want to know?
    Other Teams:
    Swampies, Chelsea, Victory, Gades
    You're actually a ******* legend
     
    JoshWoodenSpoon and I Dont Care like this.

    (Log in to remove this ad.)

  12. kdavva74

    kdavva74 QrownMedia CEO

    Port Adelaide
    Joined:
    Jul 15
    Posts:
    2,877
    Location:
    Darwin
    Other Teams:
    Brighton, Las Vegas Bears
    I suppose that's what happens when you have 4 separate people running your account. :p
     
  13. SarahSmiles

    SarahSmiles BLERN's best friend

    Hawthorn
    Joined:
    Oct 17
    Posts:
    5,571
    Location:
    Why do you want to know?
    Other Teams:
    Swampies, Chelsea, Victory, Gades
    We've reached $350 in half an hour!
     
    RU_, philreich, GotTheGoodes and 2 others like this.
  14. StFly

    StFly Space to Rent

    St Kilda
    Joined:
    Oct 08
    Posts:
    13,375
    Location:
    Sunbury
    Other Teams:
    Sunbury Lions
    Make that $450
     
  15. por_please_ya

    por_please_ya La donna è salata

    Adelaide
    Joined:
    Mar 09
    Posts:
    4,591
    Location:
    Hufflepuff Common Room
    Other Teams:
    East Side Hawks
    Done :) Thanks for organising all.
     
  16. TheInjuryFactory

    TheInjuryFactory Make AFL Great Again

    Fremantle
    Joined:
    Aug 11
    Posts:
    2,811
    Location:
    Perth
    Other Teams:
    TGO, South Fremantle, Hajduk Split
    Great cause, count me in :thumbsu:
     
  17. Hatchy1992

    Hatchy1992 Norm Smith Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Joined:
    Oct 10
    Posts:
    9,200
    Location:
    Dragon Island
    Other Teams:
    Chelsea, Dortmund, Dragons FFC
    I Dont Care likes this.
  18. Golumless

    Golumless Drunk off dihydrogen monoxide.

    Adelaide
    Joined:
    Jul 13
    Posts:
    19,490
    Location:
    The Boys Club HQ
    Other Teams:
    Newcastle, Rockies, East Side Hawks
    Someone really wants a badge.

    I should explain, I mean it's a nice gesture, but I do have my cynicism to charity matches.
     
  19. SarahSmiles

    SarahSmiles BLERN's best friend

    Hawthorn
    Joined:
    Oct 17
    Posts:
    5,571
    Location:
    Why do you want to know?
    Other Teams:
    Swampies, Chelsea, Victory, Gades
    Game's on the 24th so I guess, the 22nd?
     
    I Dont Care, xenxen and Hatchy1992 like this.
  20. Hatchy1992

    Hatchy1992 Norm Smith Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Joined:
    Oct 10
    Posts:
    9,200
    Location:
    Dragon Island
    Other Teams:
    Chelsea, Dortmund, Dragons FFC
    Cool. Earliest I can donate is next working week is all.
     
    I Dont Care, xenxen and SarahSmiles like this.
  21. SarahSmiles

    SarahSmiles BLERN's best friend

    Hawthorn
    Joined:
    Oct 17
    Posts:
    5,571
    Location:
    Why do you want to know?
    Other Teams:
    Swampies, Chelsea, Victory, Gades
    I'm not doing this for a badge (It was Cloud_'s idea for a badge)
    I'm doing this because I recently lost my extremely close uncle at age 60 to cancer and I don't want anyone to have to go through that.
     
  22. I bleed Blue

    I bleed Blue Norm Smith Medallist

    Carlton
    Joined:
    Sep 11
    Posts:
    5,400
    Location:
    Melbourne
    Done.

    Great job guys.

    Almost three years since I lost my old man to this campaigner of a disease. 55 years young.

    Just had my 2nd child so holding down the house on one wage right now but gave what I could.
     
  23. Sterge

    Sterge Moderator

    Richmond
    Joined:
    Jun 09
    Posts:
    31,377
    Location:
    Melbourne
    Other Teams:
    Avs/Pats/Chelsea
    We **** around a lot in here, but it's things like this that remind you what a great community we have going on
     
  24. I Dont Care

    I Dont Care Premium Platinum

    Port Adelaide
    Joined:
    Sep 09
    Posts:
    32,827
    Location:
    Everywhere But Here
    Well. maybe you should just keep that to yourself o_O
     
  25. I bleed Blue

    I bleed Blue Norm Smith Medallist

    Carlton
    Joined:
    Sep 11
    Posts:
    5,400
    Location:
    Melbourne
    Vale Jarrod Lyle.

    One of the good ones taken too soon.
     
Back To Top

Share This Page