It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we’re inviting everyone to Pink Up! Whatever you do this month, make it pink to raise funds for the McGrath Foundation and show your support for people experiencing breast cancer and their families. The funds you raise will help fund
McGrath Breast Care Nurses throughout the country.
Ways to fundraise this Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The sky’s the limit when it comes to what you can Pink Up this October, whether you take part in our ‘Pink Up Your Town’ campaign, host a pink-themed movie night or turn your team pink for a game.
To help you ‘Pink Up’ your fundraising event, we’ve created some easy to download resources along with some suggestions to help get the creativity flowing.
More ways to get involved
Improve your breast health understanding
This October take action to improve your breast health understanding. Find out how to check your breasts, what the breast cancer risk factors are and how to detect.
Visit a venue 'Pinking Up'
Across the country, venues are pinking up to support McGrath Breast Care Nurses. Find a venue near you and share your support for those experiencing breast cancer.
An easy way to help us place McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities across Australia is to buy pink products for your loved ones. You’ll also be showing your visible support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Join an activity
There’s activities happening all around Australia supporting the McGrath Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Check out how you can get involved.
“I cannot find the words to describe how my McGrath Breast Care Nurse supported me and my family through my three cancer diagnoses. I truly believe I could not have coped without her support. I love and respect her so much.“
— Lynne F, NSW
Be inspired by others who are “Pinking Up” this Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Don’t forget to use the hashtag #pinkupoctober when your share your stories.