Friday, 26 October 2012

Bandanna Day

Today is National Bandanna Day in Australia. It's a day where peeps buy and wear bandannas to raise money for an organisation called CanTeen.

CanTeen is a group which support young people (ages 12 to 24) who are living with cancer. This may mean they or a family member is ill. Their philosophy is that "no young person should go through the cancer experience alone".

This is an organisation that is close to my peep's heart. She lost her uncle to cancer to 8 years ago, he left behind her 4 beautiful young cousins (the youngest was 4, the eldest 10). The older kids accessed CanTeen to help them through the horrible experience of losing their Dad. They were able to meet other kids who were going through similar experiences, to get away on camps and access other services.

So, to show our support for this great organisation, Floyd and I decided to get kitted out in some super cool CanTeen bandannas!


This post is dedicated to Maddy, Josh, Immy and Spencer and of course their dad Graeme (RIP).

If you would like to know more about Bandanna Day or CanTeen click here.

38 comments:

  1. Looking spiffy for a wonderful cause? Now that's a day that I can get behind! :-) I'm sorry for your little cousins' loss and (of course) their Dad but I'm glad that there is a great organization that helped support them!

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  2. It's such a wonderful cause.....AND WE MISSED IT! How lame is that??!!!

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

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  3. Hey pals looking well cool there. Great cause. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  4. What a great cause!! And you look most handsome in your bandanas.

    XOXO
    Lilly, Piper, Ivy and The Buglets

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  5. What a wonderful cause! We are sorry for your loss though. You guys look dashing!

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  6. You look so fine in your Bandannas. It is great that your country gives it a day for a wonderful cause.
    Sweet William The Scot

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  7. My philosophy is that nobody should go through the cancer experience. Hi to Graeme's family from ours.

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  8. This is grrrrreat. and you two look FANGtastic in YOUR supportive Bandanas.

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  9. WOW, great cause. You guys look awesome in your bandannas, and Floyd got a super sized one!

    Your Pals
    Susie & Bites

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    1. He needed it, he's getting pretty big!

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  10. An excellent cause guys - we remember you mentioning it when we posted about the Sunflower Fund.
    Lovely photos too - we can tell you & Floyd are as close as Sammy & I are.
    Licks & love to you two & your mom & cousins
    Wally & Sammy

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  11. Wow! What a great way to raise awareness AND money. I think we need to try that here in the States!
    Love Noodles

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  12. Oh, you two ROCK!!!! Always helpin' others. Somethin' everypup should strive to do!
    I just think you bandanna's are fabulous!!!

    Kisses,

    Ruby

    pees: LOVE the 'kissin' pic!!!

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  13. Aww - how sweet! What a great cause! You guys look quite fetching in your bandanas!

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  14. What beautiful bandanas and for such a wonderful cause. We're so sorry for your losses.

    Love ya lots,
    Mitch and Molly

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  15. What a great organization and cause to be a part of, and what a great way to pay tribute to remember your Uncle.

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  16. You both look very handsome and are sure to draw attention to a worthy and important cause. I know what it's like--my husband died when our son was only thirteen and we certainly could have used social support at the time.

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  17. You guys look great for a good cause!

    Oink oink,
    Katie and Coccolino the mini pig

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