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Beanificiaries

A "Beanieficiary" - put simply, is  someone who benefits from these little beanies whether that be today, tomorrow or generations from now. Every cent raised from the sale of MHF beanies goes towards research into brain cancer. The more we can inject into research programs now, means better diagnostics, treatment options and ultimately a cure for brain cancer. These beanies help patients battling brain cancer today and give hope for brain cancer patients of the future. It may not be you - but sadly, it could be your parent, sibling, uncle, your friend, your future child or great grandchild. We all benefit from these little beanies – and our hope for the future is that no one will have to battle this insidious disease.

Please meet some fellow travellers who have joined our crusade to tackle brain cancer. Some are patients currently in treatment,  some have lost loved ones to this disease, there are researchers, surgeons, our MHF Brain Cancer Care nurses and even our benefactors who also believe that together we can make a difference! So please, join us - buy a beanie, organise your own beanie fundraiser, get along to an NRL beanie round game and help us tackle brain cancer!

Beanieficiary Videos

A "Beanieficiary" - put simply, is someone who benefits from these little beanies whether that be today, tomorrow or generations from now.

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From nurse to patient

Michelle, a busy nurse, mum and wife was enjoying life until one day in 2020 when the words on the patient's chart she was reading became completely unrecognisable. Her life was forever changed from that moment on.

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You can bank on Cass

Cass Griffin is one of many passionate researchers who have made it their life's work to find answers for brain cancer patients. They search for better treatments, outcomes and ultimately a cure for brain cancer.

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The mind matters

Frances Kay-Lambkin is passionate about people and their mental wellbeing. Her research project is making a real difference to brain cancer patients and their families right now!

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Brian's Best Brains Unite!

Meet Brian - he's gathering all the brightest brains in brain cancer research to work together, share information, test innovative ideas and all work towards solving the puzzle of brain cancer.

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Miley's mission

Miley was 6 years old when she was diagnosed with brain cancer, when she was 10 she featured in our Beanie for Brain Cancer campaign. Meet 15 year old Miley...our inspiration!

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Living without Liv

Olivia Addison had a dream to raise awareness and funds to help MHF tackle brain cancer so that others might not suffer the fate she did. Olivia’s brother Lewis, Mum Jenny and Aunty Susan vowed to keep her dream alive.

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Matt's beanie brainchild!

Matt Callander, was a Channel 9 sports producer for many years and a friend of MHF. He lost his battle with brain cancer in October 2017 after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour 18 months prior.

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Lisa's final wish

Read Mel's heartfelt story about her much loved sister Lisa - a feisty ballerina who couldn’t help but help others... even when she was the one in need.

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Jason's journey

Meet the Crawley family. You won’t meet a nicer bunch of humans. A very normal, tight knit family living a very normal life that takes a big U turn.

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From the oncologist

Dr James Lynam works at the coal face of brain cancer. He see's the devastation this disease causes patients and their families on a daily basis .

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From the surgeon

Dr John Christie was the surgeon tasked with operating on Mark's brain and removing the tumor in 2013. Read more about this remarkable and humble man and great friend of the Foundation.

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