Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 5

Branching Out Newsletter 5

Focus On:

The Authority to Fundraise Process
This ‘Focus On’ aims to clarify the process required from branches when organising events to raise funds. Legally, the Authority to Fundraise can only be authorised by the organisation which holds the licence to fundraise, which in this instance is can Assist the legal entity. The branches, although an important part of the structure of Can Assist do not hold this authority… Read more


Compared to those in metropolitan areas, rural cancer patients are diagnosed later, are more likely to die and seventeen times more likely to report geographical and financial barriers to care. Distance matters – it creates inequitable access to best treatment options. Can Assist is a registered Charity that provides cancer assistance for country NSW through financial assistance, practical support and raising awareness.