This week on a mission Dave talks to Carlie Ryan the Marketing and Communications Manager of OTIS Hobart Breast Cancer Retreat.

A charity that gifts retreat accommodation stays to those experiencing breast cancer has
Hobart and southern Tasmania as a target for its newest breast cancer retreat.
The OTIS Foundation offers over 3,500 nights each year for families experiencing breast
cancer to spend time together with the aim of reducing the psychological impacts of the
disease.

Last financial year the charity was able to offer stays to over 800 families across
Australia to allow them space and time to create memories away from the daily stresses of
that go alongside the disease.

The foundation now and aims to grow the property network to serve the more than 18,000 people diagnosed in Australia each year.

The OTIS Foundation aims to establish a property in southern Tasmania to support any Tasmanian who has been
diagnosed with breast cancer.
“The majority of OTIS properties are generously donated by individuals who provide access to
their holiday home or second property for periods throughout the year when it would
otherwise sit vacant.
The OTIS Foundation was established in Central Victoria more than 15 years ago and now
offers access to properties in every state of Australia, except Tasmania.

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Tasmanians are currently able to access OTIS properties in Victoria.
To find out more about The OTIS Foundation visit otisfoundaiton.org.au or phone its office to
discuss offering time at a property on (03) 5444 1184.