Sign up to Dry July
We’re thrilled to be on board as a beneficiary for Dry July 2020!
Dry July is a national fundraiser that challenges Australians to go alcohol-free in the month of July while raising funds for people affected by cancer. You can help make a difference and go dry this July and support Ovarian Cancer Australia.
Why sign up to Dry July for OCA?
The funds you raise as part of your Dry July will help support our Younger Women’s Network for 2020. A program that provides younger women with access to support that is both cancer-specific and age-appropriate that is otherwise very difficult to have.
We hear from our women impacted by ovarian cancer that it often feels like a very isolating disease and this is particularly true for our younger women.
Amy Stewart was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, aged 33. Sadly, Amy passed away in late May. She is remembered fondly by the Ovarian Cancer Australia community for her warm and wise words for other young women experiencing ovarian cancer and dearly missed by her beloved family and friends. Amy said:
‘One of the most difficult things about having ovarian cancer as a young woman is the sense of isolation and not having women who you can relate to.
To access support that is both cancer-specific and age-appropriate made such a difference for me. There is nothing else like it.’
Having a break from alcohol also has great health benefits, such as sleeping better, having more energy and of course, no hangovers! So you're not only helping others, you're helping yourself. It's a win-win!
Go Dry this July and together we can provide support and information sessions for our younger women so they do not feel so isolated and they can connect with other women in a similar situation.
Sign up to Dry July
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Don’t feel you can commit to a full month?
How about a Dry(ish) July? For 2020, Dry July has introduced a few new options – you can choose to commit to the original 31 day challenge, or perhaps this year you’d like to try 21 or 14 days dry or nominate your own dry period.