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Volunteer

The Pink Army is the name given to our team of wonderful volunteers.

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation. Without them, the vast majority of the activities of the Foundation would not be possible.

We rely on volunteers to help us provide important supportive care services to those in the community living with breast cancer and to assist with our fundraising events.

Volunteer Drivers

We are always looking for volunteers to help with our transport services. We have had many long standing drivers show up, day after day, to help and we are so grateful to have them on board. However, as the Foundation grows, so does the need for our services.

One of the core functions of our volunteers is to drive our patients to and from their treatments. As part of our Supportive Care Program, this function of the Foundation can assist the family and friends of breast cancer patients with visits to hospital to receive treatment.

Our volunteers undertake to drive patients, to and from their treatments, free-of-charge, with only their petrol costs reimbursed.

Event Volunteering

Whether you are hosting a fundraising event yourself or you’re assisting at one of our signature events, you’re out and about in the community and will come across all sorts of people who have been touched by breast cancer. As a volunteer for the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation, you’ll also be representing us and increasing awareness about the important work we are doing in the community.

Volunteer Sewing

Do you love to sew? Well we have a fantastic job for you! We are constantly keeping up a demand in the communiy to supply comfort cushions to hospitals in our region. These cushions are lovingly made by volunteers for those who have undergone surgery in the Hunter region. They are used by patients who have undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy and assist with physical recovery.

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