“My name is Jeremy. I’m a 45-year-old father of two boys, and husband to Tonia. I work in the state head office of Australia Post and coach my youngest son’s soccer team.
was just going to shave my head to offer my wife Tonia some moral support as
she lost her hair through chemo. She suggested I see if I can use the
opportunity to raise some money for cancer research, and I decided to give it a
I have a history with cancer, losing my father to pancreatic cancer when I was 19 and my eldest big sister to breast cancer when I was 31.
My other big
sister has been fighting breast cancer for nearly ten years and my wife is just
starting out on her battle with breast cancer. I myself am a cancer survivor,
having had successful treatment for bladder cancer two years ago.
Cancer research provides help not only for my family, but all those affected by cancer. It is such a worthwhile cause and that’s why I chose to fundraise for ACRF by shaving my head.”
Feeling inspired by Jeremy’s bravery and ready to help outsmart cancer? Find out more about hosting a headshave for ACRF here.