PRDnationwide Partners with Cancer Council Queensland

November 14, 2014 // // Newstead, Queensland – PRDnationwide announced a new partnership with Cancer Council Queensland during the real estate franchise network's Principal's Forum, held 10-11 November, at Peppers Salt Resort & Spa in Kingscliff, NSW. To launch the affiliation, PRDnationwide commissioned the "Home Candle," a handmade soy candle with a custom blend of cedarwood and lemongrass. The candle was created as the company's signature settlement gift and is used across the network's 100+ franchise offices and clients.

The candle was inspired by Cancer Council's iconic Candlelight Ceremony used during its Relay for Life events of which PRDnationwide is a Community Supporter.

Of the first 100 candles produced, Candle #1 was reserved and auctioned during the Forum, which hosted owners of PRDnationwide franchise offices across Australia.

Neil Jens, Founder and CEO of PRDnationwide Ballarat, was the lucky bidder, winning the auction with a generous $600 going to Cancer Council.

Jens proudly took on the competitive bidding and explained that he was inspired to "win" and make an additional donation. "Unfortunately cancer affects so many of us," said Jens. "We have supported a number of local Ballarat cancer research initiatives and thought this was a terrific idea to raise money. I really appreciate the hard work Cancer Council does for such a great cause. " PRDnationwide also announced that 100% of the proceeds from the first 100 candles sold will go straight to Cancer Council. Within two hours of announcing the sale all 100 candles were sold.

PRDnationwide Managing Director Tony Brasier presented Jen Davis from Cancer Council Queensland with a check for $3000. Cancer Council Queensland's Jen Davis and Neil Jens, Founder and CEO of PRDnationwide Ballarat Cancer Council Queensland's Jen Davis with PRDnationwide Managing Director Tony Brasier

"In one form or another, just about everyone is touched by cancer," said Brasier. "Many of our offices were already involved in their own local community fundraising, and with Cancer Council we saw a simple way for them to get involved by supporting a vision of a cancer-free Australia."

Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift thanked PRDnationwide for their generosity and support.

"One in two Queenslanders will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime – around 25,000 this year alone," Clift said.

"We are so proud to have the support of PRDnationwide as a corporate partner for 2015 – their efforts will give hope to all Queenslanders affected by cancer. "A huge thanks goes to each and every person who has purchased a candle and donated so far."

About PRDnationwide

For 2015, the PRDnationwide corporate office has invited its 100+ offices across Australia to take part in Relay For Life events. In 2013 Relay For Life raised $24,014,569 for Cancer Council.

SOURCE PRDnationwide


Social Reach:

Viewer Response:

comments powered by Disqus

PRD Nationwide »

PRDnationwide provides a variety of services including; property research, residential sales, commercial sales, leasing, property and asset management, financial services and land marketing.


  1. Business Overview
  2. Franchise News

Franchise News Room »

News By Industry »

Hot Opportunities

Kids 'R' Kids Franchise Opportunity

Kids 'R' Kids
Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies is a pioneer in the early childhood...

Taco Bueno Franchise Opportunity

Taco Bueno
At Taco Bueno, we continue to make Tex-Mex the right way. We prepare our...

Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip Franchise Opportunity

Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip
Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip is the only major, national dessert café...

Kitchen Solvers Franchise Opportunity

Kitchen Solvers
As a Kitchen Solvers franchisee you will not need any prior remodeling or...

Batteries Plus Bulbs Franchise Opportunity

Batteries Plus Bulbs
Whether you're an existing multi-unit operator with a non-competing brand...

Blue Coast Burrito Franchise Opportunity

Blue Coast Burrito
Bring a healthy alternative to traditional fast food to your location with...

Camille Albane Franchise Opportunity

Camille Albane
Decades of trendsetting chain-salon experience in Europe give Camille...

Midas Franchise Opportunity

Midas, a recognized brand throughout the world and highly renowned name in...

A Franchise Update Media Group Production
Franchise Update Media | P.O. Box 20547 // San Jose, CA 95160 // PH. (408) 402-5681
Copyright © 2001 - 2016. All Rights Reserved. Site Hosting Provided By: wishVPS on FUMG3

In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)