For past four years the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation has been thankful for the support of the Newcastle Herald, who 'go pink' for one day in October each year, donating the 10c of the proceeds of each paper sold back to the Foundation. On Saturday, 23 November 2013, the Herald ran a story about their presentation of a $5,000 cheque. Below is a transcript of that article. Readers in the pink for cancer By Ashleigh Gleeson
07 Nov 2013
The employees and contractors of Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) have raised an astounding $100,493.97 for the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation. Yesterday NCIG presented a cheque to the Foundation as part of its community grant function. The amount was raised at NCIG's Gala Charity Ball held in September to celebrate the opening of Stage 2F of the NCIG Project. The Foundation was chosen as the charity on the night.
05 Oct 2013
Bubbly Breakfast raises $24,000 Now in its seventh year the Bubbly Breakfast with the support of Peterson House has raised just over $24,000 to provide grass root support for local people with breast cancer. This was a record amount for this event with more than 420 local people attended the breakfast at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley on Sunday 13 October 2013.
26 Sep 2013
During 2012 the Hunter Breast Cancer Foudantion was pleased to be able to partner with PULSE to provide a $10,000 grant to Dr Kelly Avery-Kiejda - a Research Fellow with HMRI’s Information Based Medicine Program, with key research interest in understanding the molecular mechanisms of cancer development and the resistance of cancer to treatment.
23 Sep 2013
Over the weekend Jacqui Brady held a fundraiser for the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation at Warners Bay Bowling Club. She organised raffles and had a fancy dress theme of ‘Beanie’ as well as a raffle during the month of October. Jacqui chose to organise this event after becoming a client of the Foundation during her treatment this year.
19 Aug 2013
The Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation was among 51 organisations that was proud to be part of the 2013 ClubGRANTS Scheme from Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Registered Club. The Foundation was part of two special events at Panthers Newcastle and Club Macquarie in August. In total the Foundation received $14,000 which will be used to provide additional assistance to people in our region undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
16 Aug 2013
JOIN THE UNITED APPEAL FOR GAMES VOLUNTEERS The Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation has joined Registered Clubs from the Hunter to champion volunteering for the upcoming Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games in Newcastle. As one of 22 organisations, the Foundation united with business, community and charity organisations to encourage people in our region to be part of a 5,000 strong volunteer army needed for the event later this year.
12 Aug 2013
On Friday, 9 August 2013 the Swansea Belmont Surf Club held a Girls Night In, where women in business could showcase their goods and services to 100 guests of the club. HBCF Coordinator Paula Greentree attended and set up a stall to sell merchadnise and provide information on the services provided by the Foundation.
06 Aug 2013
Earlier this week the Maitland Classic Motor Association held a presentation of funds from their fundraising efforts this year for the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation and the Hunter Prostate Cancer Alliance. President Rosalie Taggart attended on behalf of the Foudnation and was pleased to receive a cheque for $2,000.