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On any given day, 53 women across Australia will hear the devastating words “You have breast cancer...”

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This October, take action and help make a positive impact to the lives of those affected by breast cancer. 

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Let's do this!      Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - October 2020

So far, together, you have raised

$55,080

Fundraise with your breast friends this October!

Take action this breast cancer awareness month, by hosting a fundraising event, committing to a personal challenge or reaching out to you friends and family.

By fundraising for Mater, you're enabling us to provide women with tailored support services during and after breast cancer treatment.

Let's do this!

Get started in just four easy steps

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Choose a fundraising activity

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Register & setup your fundraising page

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Share your fundraising page

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Have

fun!

Ready to get started? 

Setup your fundraising page

How will you fundraise?

Here are a few fan-favourite fundraising ideas!

The Breast Brunch

Who doesn’t love getting together over a cuppa?  It’s even better when it’s for a good cause.  Invite your Breast Friends for a morning tea and they will be tickled pink.

Lunch with your Breasties

Frock up with your Breast Friends and spend an afternoon enjoying the finer things in life – good food, good company and, of course, a raffle or two.

Be Bold with your BFs

Feeling really committed to the cause?

Be bold and shave or colour your hair in support of women with breast cancer.

Do your own thing

You don’t have to move mountains to fundraise; it can be as simple as asking family and friends to support a cause you are passionate about. You choose what you do! Share you page, tell your story and have fun your way.

By fundraising for Mater, you’ll be helping to make life easier for women with breast cancer today and saving more lives tomorrow.

Start fundraising today.

  Let's do this!  

How your support helps

Thanks to your support, Mater Chicks in Pink is able to provide a range of free support services, programs and items to more than 1000 women with breast cancer treated at Mater each year.

Mater Chicks in Pink also funds potentially life-saving breast cancer research which will have a profound impact in the lives of women with breast cancer. Read more about Mater Chicks in Pink

Counselling

Help provide families with emotional support during treatment by funding specifically designed counselling programs.

Mastectomy bras

Help restore a woman’s sense of confidence after breast removal surgery by providing her with a mastectomy bra.

Hair pieces

Help a woman feel more like herself after chemotherapy-induced hair loss by providing her with a wig or scarf to wear.

Mum, memories & me

This program involves helping terminally ill patients put together memory boxes for their loved ones, with the support of a specially qualified counsellor.

What we are up against

It's estimated that more than

19,800

women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020^

And, each year

2,700

women will tragically lose their fight against this disease^

Need some inspo? 

We all need a little inspiration in our lives and these women are nothing short of inspiring.

Cath's Morning Tea

On the road to recovery from breast cancer Cath and her family participated in RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run in support of Mater Chicks in Pink.  Cath was so inspired she knew from that day on she wanted to be able to do something herself.

“I knew as a breast cancer survivor I wanted to hold my own fundraiser to help others. Raising funds with my friends made me feel incredibly proud.”

Marisa's Long Lunch

Breast Friends Marisa and Amanda hold an annual long lunch to support women in their community who are affected by breast cancer.

Marisa was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer at Mater and knows firsthand how important support from friends and family is. 

“I love bringing people together through events, having fun and knowing that it is supporting a cause close to my heart.”

Michaela gets bold

In high school Michaela bravely watched her mum go through treatment for breast cancer at Mater. This experience inspired her to make a difference.  She rallied her classmates and together they chopped their hair off to raise funds for Mater Chicks in Pink.

Michaela went one step further during university and made the bold decision to shave her hair off to raise more funds. 

 “I wanted to fundraise to make sure other kid’s mums who were fighting this disease knew they were not alone”

Start fundraising today.

  Let's do this!  

^Source: Cancer Australia 2019 www.canceraustralia.gov.au