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Make it Pink – Shave it Off

October is national breast cancer awareness month, and also marks one year since Annie’s family was directly affected by this disease.  On the 3rd of October 2019 Annie’s Mum, Bridget, was diagnosed with breast cancer which hit their family hard. “The last 12 months have been a struggle not just for her but for the

Remote Wig Fittings Available

As part of HBCF’s response to COVID-19, we have reinvented the support offerings to ensure we are offering the safest possible services to local families. A comprehensive wig delivery service is now available for any woman receiving treatment for breast or ovarian cancer in the Hunter Region. Women can contact Cathy, our Supportive Care Coordinator

Newcastle Race Day – Goes Pink

Pink Race Day is the biggest community event on the HBCF calendar each year. Unfortunately  due to COVID-19 the 2020 pink race day can to be postponed. But NJC have partnered with HBCF to provide much needed support in a whole new way. You can join in the fun and show your support this Saturday, 4

Hunter Pamper Packs Helping Locals Beat Breast Cancer

It’s the easiest good deed and gift you will ever give. Hunter boutique small producers have partnered together with The Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation (HBCF) to create a range of luxury pamper packages just in time for Mother’s Day. “Local charities, like HBCF, have been forced to close their physical doors during COVID-19 but the

Healthy Fresh Food Delivered Across Newcastle

During COVID-19 we have made some changes to our service offering to ensure everyone’s safety and to better support our clients. We know getting to the grocery store can be challenging at the moment and want to ensure any family going through treatment for breast cancer have access to fresh food. Keeping healthy during this

Self Care Packages During COVID-19

Breast Cancer treatment can be complicated, it is especially complicated during a worldwide pandemic. HBCF have changed how they are supporting local families through COVID-19. We are finding new ways to help people through their breast cancer treatment while in self isolation.  Getting access to self care and cleaning items can be challenging from home.

Coronavirus Update

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic it has unfortunately been necessary to modify many of the current HBCF programs. All of these changes have been in accordance with Health Department guidelines, and they are taken to keep all our clients, supporters and staff safe. HBCF Office Closure In order to minimise risk it has been

Bubbly Breakfast Goes Back to the 80’s

It was big and bubbly and a whole lot of 80’s fun! Thank you to everyone who came along to raise funds for HBCF at the Bubbly Breakfast. You raised over $23 800 for the Memory Box Program. This new, incredibly important, initiative will give women with advanced breast cancer the opportunity to record a video message and photo shoot for family and friends housed in a beautiful wooden box. Your support at the bubbly breakfast will give 16 Hunter women the chance to make a memory box for their loved ones. What a great result!

Proudly supported by Peterson House with their signature pink bubbles and the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley.