HELP US: Chaille Twine and Judith Woodman-Huth at last year's Daffodil Day Appeal in Gayndah.
HELP US: Chaille Twine and Judith Woodman-Huth at last year's Daffodil Day Appeal in Gayndah. Contributed

Cancer Council seeks volunteers for Daffodil Day

NEXT month, Gayndah's Judith Woodman-Huth will help turn the town yellow in support of the Daffodil Day Appeal by volunteering her time to make a difference.

Cancer Council's Daffodil Day Appeal will take place throughout August, culminating in Daffodil Day on Friday, August 23.

On this day, Mrs Woodman-Huth and a team of dedicated volunteers will be at Gayndah and Mundubbera IGAs selling fresh daffodils and pins to raise funds for the charity.

Mrs Woodman-Huth said volunteering is one of the best ways to give back to a community that is deeply affected by cancer.

"Living in such a small community, there wouldn't be anyone who hasn't been touched in some way by cancer, whether themselves of someone they know,” she said.

"We all know about and feel the effects of cancer everyday - you simply can't avoid it.

"Volunteering on Daffodil Day is a wonderful way to help those you know with cancer, as it can often be very difficult to know how to show you care.

"Daffodil Day breaks down the barrier of those experiencing cancer, and those who want to show their support.

"By volunteering, you can meet and chat to those who are or have been affected by cancer, and also encourage the community to get behind them and their families.

"It's amazing to see the community rally together to reach the fundraising target, and that feeling of pride and achievement of making a difference is what brings you back the next year.

"I'd like to thank volunteers Chaille, Marianne, and Linda who helped me in 2018.

"We now have two sites, Gayndah and Mundubbera, so this year we desperately need more helpers.”


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