Ange's Pyjama Party

By Angela Villanueva

How Cancer Impacts Our Story

I was 6 years old when my grandma passed away from cancer. I didn't quite understand what happened. Part of me knew I'd never see her again and the other part of me was confused. Why did this happen to MY grandma? Why did she have to go? All I remember was crying so much at the funeral. As we followed the hearse to the burial site, my grandpa held my hand so tight. With tears in his eyes, he said "It'll be alright." The sadness on his face I have not forgotten. I never knew love for another person could hurt so much. 

My grandma's cancer was so advanced and to this day, I don't know what form of cancer it was.

20 years later, I volunteered for an administration assistant position at Cancer Council. 1 year after that, I realise how important it is to raise awareness about cancer prevention, available programs to support others including: counselling, accomodation, transport, school functions, fundraising events and so forth.

If my grandma were going through what she did today, there would be more awareness and possibly earlier detection - and she may have still been here with us. 

Thank you for reading. Let's get fundraising!

Help me create a cancer free future!

I’m hosting a Girls’ Night In to change the future for all South Australian women.

Every day South Australian women will hear those dreaded words, “you have cancer” and while the survival rate has increased, there is still more work to be done.

That’s why I’m bringing everyone together - to raise funds to get us closer to a future free from women’s cancers.

I would love for your support!  Come along to my Girls’ Night In or donate today on this page.  

By supporting my Girls’ Night In, you will contribute to freeing the future from cancer. 

Your support will be powering vital research, prevention and support services. Making a difference to so many in their most vulnerable time, now and into the future.

Together, we can create a future for all South Australian women.

Thank you to my Supporters

$156

Luke Mitchell & Diana Mitchell

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Jun Vee

$104

Pinky Remot

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Angela

$52

Ceejay Villanueva

Hello

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Tasing Sharpe

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Maria Villanueva

Lola would be proud of you darling ❤️

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Maria Villanueva

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Jannifer Maandig

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Kalesh Govender

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Yuko Mitchell

I'm sorry to hear about your grandmother. You are doing great cause, Angela. I hope you will hit a target and more people will be aware of cancer prevention. And hope to be able to reduce the people and suffering family who go through this horrible disease. Not many people can make an action, you are a very kind and considerate person, Angela! We are lucky to have you!! Go, girl!!

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Britney V

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Claudia Tiscione

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Sandy Chong

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Anonymous

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Maria Villanueva

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Gabrielle Reyes

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Hang

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Jenny Opie

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Angelica Ponado-llorando

Well done Angela!! ❤️ All the best!

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Ivan Victor Nicdao

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Jesse

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Yvette Mitchell

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