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It’s in giving that we receive

When Michael Quigley, a retired telecommunications engineer and CEO of NBN Co. for its first four years, re-joined the Arrow board – it was to take on a new challenge. After a successful 35-year career in the global telecommunications industry…

December 17, 2018
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2018 Chairman’s Report: Arrow Annual General Meeting

Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation. Firstly I would like to apologise for Sue and I not being here but the unfortunate timing of our holiday to…

November 19, 2018
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The new Haematology, Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit is up and running

Arrow Chairman, Mark O’Hara, and CEO Robyn Flood attended the official opening of the St Vincent’s Haematology, Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit on behalf of the many Arrow supporters who helped Arrow raise the $300,000 needed to fund a room…

September 20, 2018
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‘When people see me, they think it’s me’: Carolyn shares her wig library experience

For most patents, hair loss associated with chemotherapy is only temporary. Carolyn Jenkins is one of the few who lives with permanent hair loss as a side-effect of her treatment. When her friend recommended that she visit the Tracey Scone…

September 20, 2018
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Trace Richey Nursing Scholarship expands its horizons

Imagine cooking lunch for over 80 people including three types of curries, sandwiches, cakes and cookies and then, a few days later, taking on the 14km City2Surf. That’s exactly what the AMP Technology and Operations team did, and they raised…

September 20, 2018
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Woolworths supports families in crisis with $30,000 of grocery cards

So far this year, Arrow has supported more than 40 transplant patients and their families with grocery expenses. To help us provide this valuable support, Woolworths is now partnering with us and has generously donated $30,000 in Woolworths Gift Cards. When…

September 20, 2018
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Record donation of $1 million to Arrow for Stem Cell Transplantation research

Arrow is pleased to announce that Vicki and Michael Quigley have donated $1 million to Arrow to support the research work of Professor David Ma, Department of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. When Arrow was established…

August 10, 2018
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Allan Frenkel Foundation celebrates 20-year milestone

A year after losing Allan to Acute Lymphatic Leukaemia, his family hosted a dinner to raise funds for teens with cancer, with a focus on patient support. The Allan Frenkel Foundation has since held a fundraising dinner in Allan’s memory…

May 11, 2018
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Latest Arrow/HCC achievements in research

Arrow/HCC Research Scientist 2017 report In 2017 Dr Melinda Tursky continued her research in targeting genes which drive the progression from normal to cancerous blood cells in the Blood Stem Cell and Cancer Research Programme, St Vincent’s Centre for Applied…

April 30, 2018
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Chinese banquet hosted by Sydney Executive and Business Association (SEBA) raises $22,000 for Arrow

Having lost his wife Karen to leukaemia, SEBA President Greg Bugden selected Arrow as the recipient of funds from this year’s annual fundraising dinner at the Marigold Restaurant in Haymarket, and what a night it was. Julie Soon shared her…

April 18, 2018
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Why Colleena treasures the gift of life

After successfully undergoing two bone marrow transplants for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) in 2003, Arrow Director Colleena Presnell has spent over a decade supporting patients with a Gift of Friendship. Colleena shares her inspirational story with John McNamee in Go55s….

March 12, 2018
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Paddling the Port Hacking River with Arrow Chairman Mark O’Hara

At Arrow’s 30th anniversary celebration last year Paul Seshold made a successful bid for a silent auction prize to spend the morning paddling around the Port Hacking River with Arrow Chairman Mark O’Hara. On Saturday 24 February, almost 4 years…

March 5, 2018
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