Olivia Speechley, 3, Casandra Kunst and Matthew Speechley, 6, give away another hot cross bun yesterday to promote Cancer Council Queensland’s biggest morning tea fundraiser.
Olivia Speechley, 3, Casandra Kunst and Matthew Speechley, 6, give away another hot cross bun yesterday to promote Cancer Council Queensland’s biggest morning tea fundraiser. Chris Ison

Buns make dough for cancer cause

HOT cross buns were washed down with copious amounts of goodwill in Rockhampton’s CBD yesterday as the Cancer Council Queensland spruiked its biggest morning tea fundraiser.

The launch was a moveable feast – travelling along East St shops handing out buns and flyers.

“We’ve had a fantastic response,” regional fundraising co-ordinator Casandra Kunst said.

“The buns are free, but people have been very generous with their donations.

“We are encouraging workplaces, community groups, schools and individuals to get together to host a biggest morning tea event during May,” she said.

Staff from the organisation’s regional base in Allenstown were assisted yesterday by toddlers Olivia and Matthew Speechly who clearly enjoyed handing out the goodies.

Brumby’s of Allenstown donated 300 hot cross buns for the giveaway.

All money raised by biggest morning tea events goes to cancer research, patient support services and education programs.

May 26 is the official date, but people can host morning tea any time during May.

To register support go to www.biggestmorningtea.com.au or call 1300 65 65 65.



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