Felicity with her family

Helping country cancer patients and their families like Felicity’s

The Under Our Roof family homes are helping country cancer patients through the toughest times of their lives. People like Felicity Plew and her family. The Darwin mother of five started experiencing abnormal headaches and problems with talking. “I was finding it really hard to talk normally and I never have a problem with talking. […]

Bowden Under Our Roof

New family home for country cancer patients

Patients undergoing cancer treatment and their families will soon have a new home-away-from-home in Bowden, Adelaide thanks to The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) latest Under Our Roof project and Mercer SuperCycle.

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A new SuperCycle route along the Great Ocean Road

Mercer SuperCycle is gearing up for 2018 with a new route that takes riders from Melbourne to Adelaide along the Great Ocean Road. Mercer SuperCycle board member, Dawn Garrett and her partner, Mike Garrett, headed off last week to map out the first 4 days of the new cycling route, with rider safety and comfort […]

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Karla finds comfort in Under Our Roof

Separated from her loving husband and three beautiful children while braving treatment for breast cancer, Karla O’Neill from  Whyalla in country SA found comfort in a house to call home in one of The Hospital Research Foundation’s Under Our Roof homes – Bendigo Bank House. The completion of these homes is only possible thanks to the support of […]

Rider Testimonial – David Michell

This was my first time as a rider in Mercer SuperCycle 2017!  The participation and training bring the participants together for both the physical effort required while supporting and encouraging weaker colleagues and benefiting the community. The physical experience is a real test for the average rider and the fundraising effort is also bigger than […]

Rider Testimonial – Jamie Hollamby

This was my first year participating in Mercer SuperCycle 2017! I know Mark Day through work and he asked me if I was interested a few years ago before I even owned a road bike. I’m now addicted to cycling!!! The best thing about this ride is the feeling you get when you meet the […]

Rider Testimonial – Leeza Fuzi

  “This was my first year taking part in Mercer SuperCycle! During the ride, safety is an absolute number one priority – at no time throughout the 7 days did I feel concerned for my safety. The volunteers were truly outstanding and the organisation goes way above and beyond anything I have every participated in […]