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DT38 Official Newsletter – Channel38 – June Edition

Welcome to the DT38 Foundation June newsletter, Channel38.

This is where we bring together all the very latest developments, events and support stories at DT38.

It’s also a chance for us to share important information about the work we do to raise awareness of testicular cancer around schools and in communities as well as publicly offering our thanks to the many people who support us in our endeavours.

Free Scans Down Under and a Challenge is Set!

We are delighted to team up, once again, with Ultrasound Services and Football West to offer free testicular cancer screenings in Western Australia.

The event will take place at Ultrasound Services Applecross on August 24, 2019 and is available for males aged 15-45.

Furthermore, if you play football at any level you have a chance to win a bag of amazing equipment for your club, thanks to the DT38 Australia Screening Challenge with Football West.

Each player that books a testicular cancer screening needs to mention which club they’re from and the club with the most registrations will win that pack of brilliant gear!

Of course, you don’t need to play football to secure your free screening, everyone who meets the age criteria is welcome.

An ultrasound screening involves a short scan to look for intratesticular masses. A radiologist report will then be sent to your GP with the results of the screening ultrasound.

So, to enter the DT38 Australia Screening Challenge by booking your screening register your place now by calling 9583 5199 or registering online at ultrasoundservices.com.au

Huge thanks to Duncan Hardy of Ultrasound Services and Football West for helping us with this event, which can save lives!

NPL Western Australia DT38 Awareness Round

For the first time, the NPL WA DT38 Awareness Round featured all six fixtures on June 22nd.

The event – in partnership with Football West – was created to raise awareness of DT38 Australia and the risks of testicular cancer.

For the first time Perth SC v Stirling Lions was streamed live on the DT38 Facebook page, the match finished with a 1-0 victory for the hosts.

At every match the team skippers and the referee entered the pitch wearing DT38 t-shirts and a banner was displayed before kick off.

A DT38 Ambassador conducted the toss and on the 38thminute in all grounds an emotional minute’s applause was observed by fans to remember Dylan Tombides.

At Perth SC v Stirling Lions – both former clubs of Dylan – all players warmed up in DT38 t-shirts and a trophy was presented, post match.

The week before the event DT38 Australia Media & Communications Manager Donna Giuffre featured in an interview with the NPL Wrap.

Listen here

We would like to give huge thanks to Football West, all DT38 Ambassadors and supporters who gave their time for this event, all clubs who took part and their fans.

New DT38 Hoodie Now Available

We’re delighted this month to launch the first DT38 Hoodie, following calls for such a garment from supporters of our charity.

The all-new, super cool clothing, with distressed white logo, is now available online in black with a size range of aged 5 to adult XXL. It is priced at £25 & all profits will be used to support our campaign against testicular cancer.

DT38 White Collar Boxing, Round Two

Following the amazing success of our inaugural event last year, preparations are well underway for Awareness Below the Belt 2.0 and we already have 24 people signed up to take part!

But, we do have space for two more, in case you’re interesting in entering the ring to support DT38.

The event will take place on November 10, 2019 at York Hall, London.

The white collar boxing is open to men and women over the age of 18 who are not experienced boxers, full training will be provided*

Awareness Below the Belt 2.0 is brought to you in partnership with Peacock White Collar Boxing who will oversee the action in the ring, keeping it safe and exciting for everyone.

We would also like to thank the following companies so far who have pledged their support for the event through sponsorship or auction prizes.

Rainham Industrial Services

Denman & Goddard
Peacock Gym & Daniel Dubois
King’s Skips
Grosvenor House Hotel
Vidauban Golf Club
Baglioni Hotel London
Golden Tours

“We saw so many brilliant people taking part in a boxing match for the first time last year to raise very important funds for DT38,” said DT38 co-founder Tracy Tombides.”

If you’re interested in taking one of the two remaining space in Awareness Below the Belt 2.0 or sponsoring or donating an auction prize email peacockwhitecollar@live.co.uk

*Gym fees apply

Many Happy Returns

We celebrated a hat trick of Happy Birthdays among our team this month.

We said “Many Happy Returns” to Media & Communications Manager for DT38 Australia, Donna Giuffre on June 15thand to our amazing Founder and mother of Dylan, Tracy Tombides, on the 19th.

DT38 Patron and Fox Sports Australia Presenter Daniel Garb also had his big day on June 24th.

Happy Birthday one and all!

Picture of the Month

So, we are always so excited to receive so many amazing pictures of kind folk showing their support of DT38 in various ways and we choose one each month to name our “Picture of the Month”.

This month we’ve chosen for this picture of Dylan’s cousin Jason Bondi and his daughter Tiger showing their support for DT38. Great work guys!

Sharing the Love 

We are so grateful to more than 30,000 people who follow and support us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Every month we receive so many shares, Retweets, likes and tags and we’re so grateful for each and every one of them, thank you.

And that brings to end this edition but we’ll be back with the next edition of Channel38 in June.

If you have helped DT38 in some way in recent times, please be sure to let us know so we can include it in one of our future newsletters. Contact tracylee@dt38.co.ukor connect with us on Twitter Facebook or Instagram

*With thanks to Jonny Warrington for use of the “Coin Toss” image.