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HBCF PINK CHRISTMAS RAFFLE

Win amazing prizes this Christmas – all funds raised from HBCF’s Pink Christmas Raffle will provide practical and essential supportive care services to local families as they journey through breast

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Timberlina presents Knockers & Moles 2022

Knockers and Moles is back for 2022! Hosted by the Fabulous Timberlina, , this event promises to be a glittery, sparkly night of fun and laughter raising vital funds for two local cancer charities at the beginning of World Cancer Week.

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scissorhands turns pink for christmas

The amazing team at ScissorHands Charlestown are turning pink this Christmas to support HBCF’s local breast cancer families.  Thanks to the generous support of the community HBCF can continue to provide essential

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Pledging pink nails

Brad pledged to wear pink nails for the entire month of October to help create awareness & raise funds for breast cancer families and he’s totally rocking it! Help Brad

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boho vintage doily vessels

Local Melanie is creating these amazing boho vintage doily vessels to help raise funds for HBCF’s breast cancer families. Vases are from 100% recycled materials, water resistant, great for fresh

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pink cookies for breast cancer

Dunkley Dash Espresso Hut (Mount Hutton) have teamed up with emjeffscookies to raise much needed funds for HBCF’s local breast cancer families. Pink cookies made by @emjeffscookies_are being sold at Dunkley Dash

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Pink October Auction & Raffle

Breast Cancer Awareness Month takes place every October. The aim of the month is to shine a light on the devastating impact breast cancer has on thousands of Australians each

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let’s do it for the girls

The lovely Luisa, owner of The Hungry Greek, has collaborated with some of your favourite small local businesses to create an amazing prize to be won this October Breast Cancer Awareness

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hunter area plumbing go pink

Hunter Area Plumbing have gone PINK this October to help create awareness and support for local breast cancer families after a dear friend was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.   The

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naturally tickled pits

Hayley at Naturally Tickled Pits contacted HBCF wanting to help give back to her community and be a part of creating awareness. So, this is how she’s doing it! $2.00

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Scrubba body natural lip balms

The amazing team at Scrubba Body have turned their lip balm packaging pink for the month of October. $1.00 from every lip balm sold during October will be donated to

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wear it pink

Join Newcastle Pink Ribbon Riders in creating awareness for HBCF and breast cancer this October Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Have a bit of fun during lockdown and get creative! What

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cabu design

Carley at Cabu Design is supporting local families through breast cancer this October. 100% of Boobie Earring sales will go directly to HBCF. Carley is a passionate about supporting breast

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Timberlina presents boobie bingo!

Looking for something fun to do during lockdown?  Join the fabulous Timberlina for a night of virtual drag bingo Sunday, August 22nd l 5.00pm-7.00pm I Zoom Online Prepare yourselves for an

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HBCF movie night

Thursday, 4th November 2021 Event Cinema Kotara, V-Max Cinema Arrive from 6:00PM for a 7:00PM movie start Join us for a lovely spring night out to support local women through breast

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COVID UPDATE – Pink Race Day

COVID-19 Update – Pink Race Day  In light of the recent COVID-19 restrictions the Newcastle Jockey Club, Club NSW and Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation have made the decision to go

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Kick it to Breast Cancer

Are you playing soccer, netball or football this winter? Do you want to kick breast cancer’s butt and help provide practical support services to Newcastle families? Register your team for

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Meet Chris

At 72, Chris Garrod still loves nothing more than donning a leather jacket and revving up her classic Yamaha 650 motorcycle. She’s been behind the handlebars since the age of

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Meet Denise

As if life wasn’t hectic enough for Denise Davidson, running a semi-rural property and a family business while being the mother of five children and a proud grandmother, her world

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Meet Margaret

“I’m the mother of two beautiful sons, grandmother to five grand-children, and a great-grandmother to one beautiful great-granddaughter,” explains Margaret Parkes, sitting comfortably in the loungeroom of her Belmont home.

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Meet Naomi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYOyf-9F4LQ As her one-year-old son and three-year-old daughter play in the sandpit of a lovely Lake Macquarie home, single mum Naomi Cowper looks to the future with a mixture of

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Meet Michelle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qu_Kal0e5Xc The day after Mother’s Day in 2020, with NSW gripped by the first phase of a COVID-19 lockdown, Michelle Kent received the devasting news that she had breast cancer

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Give back this CHRISTMAS

This year has been incredibly big for the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation and the local breast cancer community. Throughout COVID-19 breast cancer didn’t stop. And neither did we. Thanks to

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Belmont Pink Golf Day

The Belmont Golf Club hosted a pink golf day on October 12. The club sold pink merchandise and socks and raised over $1000 to provide practical and immediate support to

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Hunter Women’s Health Care Centre

The Hunter Women’s Health Care Centre are going pink for October! By going pink for the month, the women’s centre will raise funds to support local families through breast cancer

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Charlestown Target – Pink Day

The Target Store at Charlestown will be holding a pink fundraiser to raise funds for hunter families going through breast cancer. The local Target store has been supporting HBCF for

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Belmont Hotel – Painted Pink

Belmont Pub has gone pink for the month of October. From the bar to the bistro, it has all been painted pink to support locals through breast cancer. On Saturday

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Camilla is shaving it off

Camilla is shaving her head in honour of her beloved mum, Vera. Camilla’s mother, Vera lost her fight to breast cancer when she was 8 years old. She was a

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Meet our new Ambassadors

We’re excited to announce Ben Kennedy and Sam Poolman as Boot Out Breast Cancer Ambassadors, helping to launch the 2018 Boot Out Breast Cancer season. Hunter residents and local sports

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