Shelley Wood worked tirelessly on the Relay For Life Committee and the event, alongside her family, to bring hope, courage and inspiration to others affected by Cancer. Despite her treatment and the effect cancer had on her health, Shelley continued to give back to others with a huge smile and a love for life.
Shelley attended the 2005 Shire Relay and read the OATH at the Opening Ceremony, shortly before passing away on 21 June 2005. Her memory lives on through the volunteer work of her family, Marion and Don Wood (parents) and Stuart Wood (brother) and the Sutherland Shire Relay For Life Shelley Wood Award.
The Award is given each year to a survivor who also has experienced the effects of cancer; someone who against all odds, has fought back and overcome their life circumstances, and who looks beyond themselves to the welfare of others to bring hope, courage and inspiration. Invitations for nominations are requested each year at the Sutherland Shire Relay For Life.
The Shelley Wood Award winner is announced at the Wrap Up Function where an Award is presented. Please nominate a survivor and write the story of their diagnosis, treatment and journey of living with cancer.
Every Relay For Life begins with an Opening Lap to celebrate and support cancer Survivors and their Carers. All Survivors and Carers are welcome to join in—you don't even need to be part of a team. We hope you can join us.Register for the Survivors and Carers lap
We need your help! Sign up to volunteer at the Sutherland Shire 2018 Relay and be part of a rewarding experience that makes a difference to your community. Get in touch and help make this Relay a success!Volunteer at this Relay