The Fiji Cancer Society collected a total of $297,000 through its’ three fundraising initiatives for 2017.
Fiji Cancer Society CEO Belinda Chan says through Fiji’s Biggest Morning Tea, Pinktober and Movember campaigns they are able to sustain the services that it offers to those who are battling cancer and their families.
She has revealed that it supports a total of 800 cancer patients.
She adds the money collected by the Cancer Society is used for their existing support services.
She has also pointed out instances where the Cancer Society is also taking groceries for families that are in need and have not accessed services from Social Services.
Chan says other initiatives that funds are directed towards include, the freight for prosthetic bras and breasts, procurement of chemotherapy medication and consumables as well as pallative home visitations and care packs.ADVERTISEMENT Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.