The summit of Black Mountain in Canberra will glow purple tonight, November 29 and tomorrow night, November 30, to shine a light on brain cancer. Purple is the original colour for the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation with Charlie Teo who are holding their first official Walk4BrainCancer event in Canberra on Sunday at Stromlo Forest Park from 9.30am.
Brain cancer kills more children in Australia than any other disease yet nine out of ten Australians are unaware of this. It is also kills more Australians in their prime under the age of forty than any other cancer. The Telstra Tower is lighting the sky purple as a community announcement for those impacted by brain cancer in the ACT and the need for research into this deadly disease to help turn lives around and make a brighter future.
Join Wallaby Captain Steve Moore and Wallaroo Louise Burrows with Marcella Zemanek and local brain cancer survivor Sarah Mamalai on Sunday at Stromlo Forest Park from 9.30am. Register on the day to walk the bush trail.
(Walk4BrainCancer Media Release)