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03 Dec 2012
Readers of The Newcastle Herald have helped raise a $5,000. Newcastle Newspapers General Manager, Julie Ainsworth, said that the pink themed paper published on October 22 was an important part of the Herald’s commitment promoting the valuable grass root work of the Foundation. The Herald has for a number of years themed the paper generously donating 10 cents from every edition.
16 Nov 2012
Newcastle Rotary and the Mary Ellen used the ‘race that stops the nation’ to support local people. Rotary held a fundraising Calcutta the night before the Cup at Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club while the Mary Ellen turned pink for a ladies luncheon. For more about Newcastle Rotary, click here. To see what's happening at the Mary Ellen this week, click here
02 Nov 2012
For the sixth year running the Foundation joined forces with Peterson House to hold the Bubbly Breakfast. More than 400 people met to raise awareness and more than $18,000. This year Hunter entertainer, Wayne Rogers, got into his trademark feathers to entertain the crowd with his singing, storytelling and jokes. Click here to view photographs from the event
04 Oct 2012
Happy Skincare to donate to the HBCF For the month of October, Happy SkinCare will be donating $5.00 to the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation from every product sold. Their wide range of products also include a range specifically for cancer patients. For more details, please visit their website
29 Aug 2012
On Thursday, 16 August 2012, Belmont 16ft Sailing Club donated $2,000 to the Foundation at their 2012 Club GRANTS Funding Presentation. Pictured are all the representatives of the recipient organisations – see if you can spot our Fundraising & Supportive Care Coordinator Paula Greentree!
23 Aug 2012
The seventh annual Bubbly Breakfast is sure to be a hoot, with special guest entertainer Wayne Rogers (who was a finalist on Australia’s Got Talent!) This event is always very well supported by the community and tickets always sell fast. Click here for more information!
06 Aug 2012
One of the major services of the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation is transporting patients to and from their treatments (it's part of our Supportive Care Program). In the first 6 months of 2012, our volunteer drivers travelled a massive 15,648km!
27 Jul 2012
For a group of 82 Hunter business women, golf was the inconsequential part of the Chicks with Sticks Charity Golf Day. Raising money for the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation and Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service was the important ‘driver’. Forsythes Operations Manger, Michelle Faithfull, and her colleagues held the second annual charity event at Merewether Golf Course on Friday 18 May raising money and awareness of two great Hunter based community organisations.
23 Jul 2012
On the weekend of 21-21 July 2012 the Maitland Polocrosse Club held their annual weekend carnival. They had approached the Foundation in November last year wanting to see if they could raise “a little money” for the Foundation over this weekend.
09 Jul 2012
Hundreds of women and men of the Hunter affected by breast cancer will benefit from the support of local Registered Clubs. Clubs NSW and local Registered Clubs have joined forces to hold a charity race day on Saturday 7 July at Newcastle Jockey Club. The day is expected to raise more than $16,000 for the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation.