ABOUT NATIONAL BANDANNA DAY & CANTEEN

National Bandanna Day

Held in October each year, Bandanna Day is the flagship fundraising and awareness campaign for Canteen. Since Bandanna Day began it has raised more than $35 million to support young people impacted by cancer.

Individuals, schools and organisations can get involved in 2024 by taking part in one of the following activities:

All funds raised from Bandanna Day will help young people impacted by cancer  access Canteen programs, counselling and peer support.

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Canteen bandannas are more than just an accessory, they're a symbol of hope!

About Canteen

Canteen is an Australian not-for-profit that provides free and tailored support to young people aged 12-25 who are impacted by cancer. Whether they are dealing with their own diagnosis, a close family member’s cancer or the death of a loved one, Canteen provides:

  • connection with peers in similar situations through events and programs
  • free counselling and individual support
  • 24/7 online support services for young people and parents
  • access to free information and resources
  • specialist support services for young cancer patients.

To connect yourself or someone you know or work with to specialist support from Canteen fill out the short online referral form, email us at support@canteen.org.au or call 1800 835 932.

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