NEWS

Our Lodge

Since opening our second stage on the 14th January 2014, our lodge has been running to capacity. Bookings for accommodation are essential. Contact the Lodge as soon as you have confirmed dates for treatment. 

Overnight accommodation is also available on weekends. Ring the Lodge for accommodation enquiries. On weekends you will be connected to one of our volunteers.

Guests from many areas from country NSW, some from Sydney and some from the lower Blue Mountains have stayed with us.


CLINICAL TRIALS UNIT

Cancer Care Western NSW provided establishment funding for the Clinical Trials Unit at Orange Health Service for 3 years.

The Unit is now independent. It services the Central West and Orange are. The Trials Unit is working to assist and access patients in remote areas using ‘teletrials’ through the Telehealth Systems.


A Big Thank you

EMUS ROAD RUNNERS (part of Emus Rugby Union Club, Orange)

A big thank you to Emus Road Runners Orange who have supported us for 9 Years and have raised over $20,000.00. Their support continues with their recent 2019 ride completed, successfully raising the same amount of funds as last year with less participants. Well done Roadrunners!


2019 Cruisin' Along Rally

Another great Crusin' Along Rally was completed in March 2019 with the support of the Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak. The fun filled 2,500km journey took 8 days with 20 car participants travelling to Sandy Hollow, Gloucester, Wauchope, Dorrigo, Glenn Innes, Narrabri and Nyngan. Taking their fundraising for our Lodge to over an incredible $600,000. Thank you!


Brothers v Brothers with Knox Old Boys and EMUS RUGBY UNION (ORANGE) CLUBS

Brothers v Brothers who fund raise, in 2018 joined forces with Emus Rugby Union Club in Orange. Bryn and Jason Robertson who lost their brother to cancer, together with Emus Rugby Club and Knox Old Boys Ruby organised an outstanding day of Rugby at Endeavour Oval in Orange with an evening of good food, music and dancing at the club. They raised $65,000 which was shared between Cancer Care Western NSW (for our Lodge) and Orange Cancer Service Clinical Trials Unit.

Brothers v Brothers, the rugby boys and their friends will be back 2019 for another amazing day of competitive Rugby, good food, dancing and fundraising. Dates to be confirmed.


A BIG thank you to the local community

We have successfully raised $150,000 for the Clinical Trials Unit at Orange Health Service. Without your dedication and support we would not have received the funding for the Clinical Trials Unit. We are extremely grateful.


Don't forget to follow us on Facebook. A big thank you to our supporters and a special thanks to our guests who have written such wonderful testimonials.