Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation

Pledge Pink for Hunter breast cancer families

Pink your hair, beard, nails, office, pet. Wear pink socks, throw a pink party. The options are endless! Jump on board supporting local families navigating breast cancer. 100% funded by our local community, we are Hunter people helping Hunter people.
A$4,386
raised of A$20,000 target
RCN ABN: 97 371 104 347

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Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation (HBCF) is a locally based not-for-profit that is an 100% funded by our local community.

Thanks to the local support of the Hunter, HBCF provides essential services to families as they journey through breast cancer. These services include everything from a mobile wig & headwear library, comfort cushions for post-surgery, transport to breast cancer treatment and related medical appointments, cleaning and lawn maintenance during active treatment, a wellness hub, prosthesis financial support + more.

HBCF is also one of the 8 charities associated with a new project, Hunter Cancer Hub. Becoming a one stop-location for Hunter residents diagnosed with cancer. Together providing a more holistic approach to support for families in the Hunter.

Third-party agreements are now in place with local charities such as Hunter Melanoma Foundation & Stop Ovarian Cancer, HBCF is now helping more locals than ever before, not just through breast cancer but through Melanoma & Ovarian cancer as well.

Our community has rallied around HBCF and run fun and successful community fundraisers for over 23 years to assist funding these programs.

Every little bit counts to help HBCF to continue to support Hunter families.

So make your pledge this October Breast Cancer Awareness Month and do it for local families who really need your help & start fundraising.

Pledge ideas:

- Pink nails for the month

- Walk in pink

- Pink Party

- Dye your hair pink, head or beard! (Use a wash out if you're

- Wear pink socks, or T-Shirt or pants or accessories

- Pink your pet's outfit

- Pink High Tea

- Decorate your house in pink

The options are endless & can be as easy or challenging as you like!

For any support, please contact us at fundraising@hbcf.org.au

Every dollar raised will go towards helping Hunter locals.

About the charity

Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation

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RCN ABN: 97 371 104 347
HBCF offers immediate and practical support for local families undergoing treatment for breast and ovarian cancer. Throughout every step of the breast cancer journey, from diagnosis to recovery and beyond, HBCF offer support and services. HBCF is completely funded by the local Newcastle community. Funds raised by the community goes directly into providing on the ground assistance to the 1 in 8 Novocastrians who are diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancer each year. Through the generous support of the Hunter, HBCF provides a range of supportive care services including: private transport to medical appointments and surgery, comfort packs, care packages, fresh food deliveries, lawn maintenance and more. Empowerment programs including to support and promote physical and psychological recovery after breast cancer are also available for Hunter families. Through a suite of meditation, mindfulness, fitness, psychology, retreats and support group programs, locals are supported to ensure they get back to living their everyday healthy lives.

Donation summary

Total raised
A$4,386.00
Online donations
A$4,386.00
Offline donations
A$0.00
Direct donations
A$0.00
Donations via fundraisers
A$4,386.00

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