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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 Winter movie night

Thursday, 30th September 2021Event 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 cancer. This

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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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