“On this special day we honour Yvonne and all our local unsung heroes who strive to better our community and make the Central Coast a great place to live.”Central Coast Council Mayor Jane Smith
“I thank Yvonne for her tireless commitment to the foundation, which has resulted in a direct benefit for thousands of Central Coast locals with cancer.”Adam Crouch MP, Member for Terrigal, State Parliament of NSW
On 21st March 2016 Yvonne Crestani received a Woman of the Year Award, presented to her at Parliament House by NSW Minister for Women, Pru Goward, for her contribution to educational scholarships for Cancer Therapists.
Woman of the Year Award for Yvonne Crestani – Coast Community News Story
“The funds raised by the group has provided a number of opportunities which directly correlate to improvement in outcomes for patients undergoing treatment for cancer“Dr Apsara Windsor, Head of Department Radiation Oncology, Central Coast Cancer Centre, Gosford Hospital
“The ‘Scholarships in Radiotherapy’ group led by Yvonne Crestani offered to raise funds required to send a Radiation Therapist…..for…advanced training…and brought back skills…to safely implement the SABR program which is expected to be able to treat up to 20 patients annually….mainly in treatment …with brain cancer….”Dr Adam Chandler, Chief Radiotherapist, Central Coast Cancer Centre