Your Community Cancer Services Centre
The Cancer Support Foundation of milton ulladulla
The Cancer Support foundation (formerly the Cancer Outpatients Appeal) is a community volunteer-based charity, committed to fundraising and advocating for the enhancement of the provision of cancer related clinical and support services, including palliative care, to residents of the Southern Shoalhaven.
The Cancer Support Foundation of Milton Ulladulla Inc.:
Is an Incorporated Association ABN 56417978632
Is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission
Is registered with the Australian Tax Office as a Health Promotion Charity
Is a tax deductible gift recipient- Donations over $2 are tax deductible
Is registered for GST
Is a licensed charitable fundraising entity – Lic. No CFN1851
The COA as it was then known, was formed in 2003 for the specific purpose of establishing a cancer services centre at Milton Ulladulla Hospital. The committee managed the project and in financial collaboration with both Federal and State governments and with overwhelming community financial and in kind support, the fully equipped $1.4 million centre was opened in July 2008.
The fully equipped Centre was presented to Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD). ISLHD manages the Centre through its Cancer and Hematology Network and provides local outpatient chemotherapy, blood management and infusion services. The Cancer Centre provides consultants rooms, training rooms and a range of related cancer services to benefit the southern Shoalhaven patients their families and their carers.Today and into the future the Cancer Support Foundation has an ongoing relationship with ILSHD and the Shoalhaven Cancer and Hematology Network, to support the operation of the Cancer Services Centre.
Since its inception, the entity has been the conduit for community donation and fundraising to the extent of over $2 million (before government grants).
Since 2008 the it has provided and contributed to the replacement of medical and patient care equipment and contributed donated funds for maintenance of the building.
It has continually provided patient transport services, lawn mowing services for patients, and refreshment services for patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
It has also provides a wig lending service and wellness therapy services for patients and their carers.
In 2017 the Foundation (as it is now known) in its former role, contributed more than $675,000 towards the creation and fit out of the new Milton Hospital Palliative Care Ward, which provides 2 x patient rooms that have attached family rooms.
In 2018 it formed the Men’s Health and Cancer Support Group, which meets each month.
Additionally, monies raised and donated have replaced 4 chemotherapy chairs, installed defibrillator units in the main streets of Milton and Ulladulla and purchased 2 portable oxygenator units for patients who would otherwise be confined to home or hospital.
Community raised funds also paid for the repainting of the interior of the Cancer Centre.
In 2021 a name change to The Cancer Support Foundation (CSF) of Milton Ulladulla Inc occurred as it became clear our role was changing and we were being asked for broader support from clinicians for cancer patients. By changing our focus, it has allowed us to not only continue to provide the existing support to the Cancer Centre but it has allowed us to provide support for individual local cancer/palliative care patients who reside in the Southern Shoalhaven region.
An amended constitution and objectives reflect the enduring status of the charity as a foundation.
We remain dedicated to supporting those members of the community who suffer from cancer.
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FUNDRAISING, DONATIONS AND BEQUESTS
The CSF”s achievements are only possible through the dedication of the committee and members and the generosity of our community.
We have many regular donors-individuals, local clubs and associations, and very supportive local businesses who generously respond to requests for products, services and sponsorships.
Other sources of donations include :
Donations in memory of friends and loved ones who may have benefitted from the Cancer Centre Services or Palliative Care and bequests from patients estates, which enable the CSF to provide ongoing benefits to future patients.
We rely heavily on donations to continue our work and help our local community.
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THE CANCER SUPPORT FOUNDATION OF MILTON-ULLADULLA INC
- Is an Incorporated Association ABN 56417978631
- Is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-For Profits Commission
- Is registered with the Australian Tax Office as a Health Promotion Charity
- Is a tax deductible gift recipient – Donations over $2 are tax deductible
- Is registered for GST
- Is a licenced charitable fundraising entity – Licence number CFN1851