The Leukaemia Foundation and World's Greatest Shave

Every dollar raised by the World's Greatest Shave helps fund life-changing blood cancer research and support.

The Leukaemia Foundation helps Australians with blood cancer

Leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma – every blood cancer matters to us. 

We're one of Australia's most trusted charities, made up of patients, carers, healthcare professionals, researchers, specialists, and an army of supporters like our legendary World's Greatest Shave family.

We offer life-changing support, fund leading-edge research and campaign for change alongside our community. 

When families face blood cancer, the Leukaemia Foundation is right by their side. Thanks to the hairy sacrifice of our World's Greatest Shave community, we're there with practical and emotional support, care and information. Because we want people not just to survive blood cancer, but to thrive.

Shave. Cut. Colour. Whatever you choose, you'll be fuelling real, tangible change for patients and their families.

More about the Leukaemia Foundation
The Leukaemia Foundation helps Australians with blood cancer. Leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma – every blood cancer matters to us.
When families face blood cancer, the Leukaemia Foundation is right by their side.
Leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma – every blood cancer matters to us. The Leukaemia Foundation helps Australians with blood cancer
Shave. Cut. Colour. Whatever you choose, you'll be fuelling real, tangible change for patients and their families.
Thanks to the hairy sacrifice of our World's Greatest Shave community, we're there with practical and emotional support, care and information.
When families face blood cancer (leukaemia/leukemia, myeloma, lymphoma), the Leukaemia Foundation is right by their side.

Having a Leukaemia Foundation apartment to call home, close to the hospital gave us the peace of mind we needed to focus solely on getting Layla better.

Jackie & Layla

Mum & childhood ALL survivor

The Leukaemia (leukemia) Foundation offers life-changing support, fund leading-edge research and campaign for change alongside our community.

We love being able to give back to the Leukaemia Foundation who supported Cleo and our family when we needed it. We are forever grateful for their ongoing research and efforts to put an end to blood cancer in Australia.

Jordie Roney

Mother of Cleo Roney

Thanks to the hairy sacrifice of our World's Greatest Shave community, we're there with practical and emotional support, care and information.
Leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma – every blood cancer matters to us. The Leukaemia Foundation helps Australians with blood cancer
Shave. Cut. Colour. Whatever you choose, you'll be fuelling real, tangible change for patients and their families.

Why take part in the World's Greatest Shave

Blood cancer is Australia's hidden cancer crisis. There are 140,000 families facing blood cancer like leukaemia (leukemia), lymphoma and myeloma right now. And it takes the lives of 16 Australians every day.

For over 25 years, the World's Greatest Shave has brought together thousands of Australians every year to Shave, Cut, or Colour their hair.

Together, the World's Greatest Shave community is making a huge difference today.

Together, we're working hard to stop blood cancer in its tracks.

Every dollar you raise will help keep families together when they need it most. Will help provide them with practical and emotional support services to get through the challenges that blood cancer brings. And will fund groundbreaking research to shape a brighter future.

So come on, join us. We can't wait to welcome you and your (life-changing) locks.

The Leukaemia Foundation relies on the support of generous people in our community. In the last year, participants of World’s Greatest Shave have helped fund the following

37,655 nights of accommodation provided to 550 families.

40,081 interactions with expert Blood Cancer Support Coordinators.

A Leukaemia Foundation apartment in Brisbane meant the Dodd family was united during a touch time of blood cancer treatment.

2,405 patients and family members provided with transport services.

$276,603 in assistance grants provided to patients and families.

2024

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