About Daffodil Day

The daffodil

The daffodil is recognised internationally as the symbol of hope for all people affected by cancer. Cancer Council chose it as our emblem as the bright yellow colouring heralds the return of spring, representing new life and growth.

To Cancer Council, and those affected by cancer, the daffodil represents hope for a cancer free future.

The Daffodil Day Appeal is Cancer Council’s most iconic and much-loved fundraising campaign. It is a day for Australians to come together and donate to help stop cancer.

This year, the Daffodil Day Appeal aims to raise more than $2 million for life-saving cancer research, but will look a little different this year.

Australians will donate a daffodil to raise funds for life-saving cancer research in August. The Daffodil Day Appeal culminates on Friday 28 August 2020.

Sadly, with nearly 150,000 Australians diagnosed with cancer every year, most people have been touched by cancer.

That’s why we need everyone to donate a daffodil or fundraise your own way for the Daffodil Day Appeal.


Give more than hope this Daffodil Day Appeal.

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