Queensland Referee shaving for a cure
Queensland referee Rikki Kerr will be shaving for a cure this week, and she needs the Water Polo’s community help to reach her fundraising target.
Across Australia there are over 10,000 members of Water Polo, and many of them have family and friends who have been affected by cancer. Rikki’s efforts are to help those in need.
“I do not personally know anyone who has been affected by leukaemia but many family friends have been cancer battlers. I really hope and believe I could rally up the troops and raise $850 for this fantastic cause,” Ms Kerr said.
Turning 21 last week Rikki is one of Queensland best up and coming referees. Rikki’s dedication and love of the sport was shown when she was selected as the QLD under 20 referee to attend the National Championships and asked to stay on to referee the Trans-Tasman series in Adelaide.
There are not too many 21 year olds who would lose the locks, however Rikki is motivated by proving her brother wrong and helping others. During the past two years Rikki has travelled overseas as a youth aide, working with remote communities to provide better opportunities and hope for those less fortunate. She is dedicated to assisting those in need and in 2012 she will be shaving for a cure.
To support Rikki donate online: http://my.leukaemiafoundation.org.au/personalPage.aspx?registrationID=429540
Water Polo Queensland will provide updates and photos of the shave next week.
Good luck Rikki!
- The money you give will help fund important research into leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other blood disorders.
- Today, 31 Australians will get the news they have blood cancer. Your donation will support them from the moment they are diagnosed. All the Leukaemia Foundation's services are free. Let's keep them that way.