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Jordyn set to stomp the MCG

Published Date: 5 June 2017

Jordyn has always had a love of sport and watching her favourite teams compete at the MCG. On June 18, Jordyn will be returning to the famous ground, not to watch another football match but to show off her own sporting prowess. 

Jordyn was first diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukaemia at age seven. Her family were then faced with the sudden and urgent need to move hours away from their beloved home in Bendigo to Melbourne for treatment at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

The Leukaemia Foundation stepped in and provided Jordyn and her mother Jayne with a fully furnished, two-bedroom apartment in the CBD to call home for as long as they needed.

With Jordyn responding well to treatment, she was able to spend weekends fulfilling her passion for sport, regularly watching AFL teams play at the MCG with her family by her side.

Last year Jordyn’s mother Jayne was inspired by Jordyn’s bravery and entered Stadium Stomp to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation; the organisation that had provided them somewhere to live whist being away from home.

Jordyn“Jordyn hasn’t let the last two and a half years of treatment and medications slow her down. She always takes on every challenge with a smile and it helps me to do the same and face anything that does come at us,” Jane said.

Having been treated and back home with her family in Bendigo, Jordyn is now able to join her mother at Stadium Stomp in 2017. She is excited to be gracing the MCG steps, to raise money instead of being a spectator.

Jordyn will be stomping the MCG on the 18th of June in the junior stomp category.  She will be joined by several of her friends and family in a team aptly named ‘Jordyn’s Stompers.’

If you’re inspired to put your best foot forward and stomp, you can sign up to Stadium Stomp HERE.

You will be helping to beat blood cancer by choosing Leukaemia Foundation as your charity beneficiary.

The Leukaemia Foundation is the proud charity partner for Stadium Stomp. Funds raised for the Foundation will go towards vital research and providing Australian families facing a diagnosis of blood cancer with accommodation, transport and practical and emotional support.

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