Barwon Health Foundation team up with Geelong clothing brand Ceres Life to design limited edition LOVE t-shirts

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Barwon Health Foundation team up with Geelong clothing brand Ceres Life to design limited edition LOVE t-shirts

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Words by Staff Writer

Leading into Mother's Day and International Nurse's Day on 12 May, the LOVE t-shirts double as a great present and a reminder to do a breast check.

Barwon Health Foundation is pivotal in the region’s health, care and lifestyle support, investing in the life-saving and life-changing work of Barwon Health through enhancing patient comfort and care, supporting healthcare workers, investing in cutting-edge research and advancement, and moving towards healthy futures.

Their latest investment sees them team up with Geelong clothing brand Cere’s Life to design and develop limited edition LOVE t-shirts.

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100% of the t-shirt sale proceeds will support the integral world-class treatment and care provided by Barwon Health cancer services at the Andrew Love Cancer Centre and other sites in the region.

Jumping on board the initiative is Ex AFLW Geelong Cats captain, Renee Garing and her best friend Nicole Riddle as the official LOVE tee ambassadors. The start of 2024 hasn’t been the most welcoming for Riddle with an unexpected breast cancer diagnosis. She is now navigating the treatment with support from her friends, family, the community and the care of Barwon Health experts.

As a mother of three daughters, a wife and a much loved local teacher, the campaign comes at a time when women are to the front being celebrated for Mother’s Day on 12 May. The annual celebration also serendipitously shares the date with International Nurse’s Day.


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Doubling as a great present for the day, Riddle also hopes that the t-shirt provides encouragement and a reminder to women to get their breasts checked.

“Perhaps seeing someone wearing a t-shirt might be that sign for someone to do a check, or make that appointment, early detection is so important!”

The fundraiser aims to help locals like Riddle through their health care treatment and is already off to an overwhelming start. The support from the community has been striking with the string colourway now officially sold out. Limited numbers of the vanilla colourway remain.

It’s your final chance to get your hands on a t-shirt and support the fantastic Barwon Health Foundation cause. Give love to the campaign and purchase a T-shirt here.