Pink Up this Breast Cancer
Awareness Month!

Did you know that an estimated 57 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia every day this year? When you Pink Up and fundraise or donate from home this October you’ll not only be showing your support for people experiencing breast cancer, but you’ll also help the McGrath Foundation place McGrath Breast Care Nurses around Australia!

However you choose to get involved, make a start by setting up your very own fundraising page.

Get Involved


You don’t have to shave your head or run a marathon, fundraising this October can be as simple as setting a target and rallying your friends! Set up a fundraising page and make a difference in the lives of families experiencing breast cancer.


‘Pink Up’ and show you care.
Host a virtual trivia night, online yoga, dye your hair pink or run a solo half marathon in your neighborhood, the ideas for solo events are endless and all make a difference.


Show your support with a donation this October. Donate the money you’ve saved from not parking at work, your gym membership that’s currently on hold or just your loose change!

Need some inspiration?

We hear you! With so many ways to get involved this October where do you even begin? We’ve put together some great resources, fundraising ideas and our hot tips and tricks to help you pink up!

As 27-year-old Kimberly discovered, breast cancer comes when you least expect it

Life doesn’t always go the way you plan, particularly when a shock breast cancer diagnosis comes in your mid-20s. Kimberley was working as a young nurse in the oncology ward when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, flipping her world on its head as she went from carer to patient. Being diagnosed at such a young age came as a huge surprise to Kimberley and with its own set of challenges.

Read Kimberly's Story

Are you breast health aware?

This October take action to improve your breast health understanding. Learn what it means to be breast-aware and how to check your breasts at the link below.

Pink Up Your Town

Want to do more? Bring together your local clubs, businesses, schools and community and Pink Up Your Town in a visual display of support for families experiencing breast cancer.

Find a nurse

The support of a McGrath Breast Care Nurse is available right across Australia – for free. So if you or someone you know needs support, reach out to your nearest nurse.


Shop Pink

Pick up some McGrath Foundation merchandise and make your October even pinker! Not only will you look great but the proceeds of your purchase will fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses!