After several of Ronnie's friends and acquaintances had been diagnosed with various blood, bone marrow and skin cancers - lymphoma, leukaemia, multiple myeloma and melanoma - Ronnie decided to set up Friends-R-4 as a way to fight these cancers. More information on these illnesses can be found by navigating to the links page.
a) provide funding for urgent medical research
b) purchase desperately required equipment at local institutions and centres
c) provide assistance to cancer sufferers and their families
d) help promote the prevention and awareness of skin cancer
Further information can be found on the Projects page of this website.
Friends-R-4 News / Project Updates
03 Apr 2011: Friends-R-4 helps raise money for Monash Medical Centre Specialised Ultrasound Machine to help detect prostate cancer
28 Sep 2010: Parkin gets behind prostate cancer awareness push
14 Jul 2010: Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld named Pratt Fellowships Patron
21 Jun 2010: Victorian Governor becomes Patron in Chief of Pratt Fellowships
10 Jun 2010: Ronald McDonald House refurbishment nearing completion
31 May 2010: Friends-R-4 Stamps now available to purchase ONLINE! Hurry, get yours today - click here!!
25 May 2010: Golf Day raises $60,000 in honour of John Brustman | Photos
09 Mar 2010: Read about Dr. Ronnie Goldberg, 'Campaign Crusader'
Organise your own Friends-R-4 EVENT OR Fundraiser!
If you are having a birthday, special occasion or wish to organise a specific event, have you considered running it as a fundraiser for Friends-R-4? Please contact Dr. Ronnie Goldberg for more information on how you can assist.