Col’s amazing journey began when he was driving his empty coach past the Sydney’s old Camperdown Children’s Hospital. He stopped to let two young children with bald heads cross the road. On the spur of the moment he parked his coach and followed them into the hospital. He then followed his heart by making it his personal mission to give kids with cancer the gift of life.
For almost ten years Col funded and found sponsorship for day trips and camps for the children in the oncology unit. He ran the trips himself, so every few weeks Col faced the inevitable heartbreak that some of the kids who’d been on earlier outings had passed away. So far in excess of $ 20 Million has been raised for kids cancer research.