5 ways to help raise funds for Breast Cancer
With October being the annual Breast Cancer Awareness month what better time to explore the ways we can help charities like the McGrath Foundation and the Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) do the great work they do.
We know lots of us have great intentions of giving back or donating to such causes, but the thought of hosting a fundraising event towards the silly end of the year can be a little daunting for most.
So here are some other great ways we can all help the BCNA raises the critical funds they need.
1. Sign up for the Carman's Women's Fun Run.
Held in February next year (so there is plenty of time to train!), at Melbourne's picturesque Elsternwick Park, the Carmans Women's Fun Run has an event for participants of all fitness levels. The atmosphere on the day is second to none, with the reward of completing the course distance of your choice a great bonus to helping raise money for the BCNA.
2. Host a Pink Sports Day at your local club
Hosting a Pink Sports Day at your footy, cricket, netball, hockey, soccer or bowls club (did I miss anything?) is a great way to rally your community together to raise funds and support those efftected by breast cancer. My local community, Warrandyte, raised a staggering amount of money last year with more plans for the upcoming 12 months.
3. Get on board the Christmas Card program
BCNA partner Hello Sunday are giving you the go ahead to get Christmas started (and more importantly organised!) with their range of Christmas Cards that help support the BCNA.
4. Shop at She Science and make your purchase count
From October 9th - October 31st 2023 use coupon code BCNA2023 to make your online purchase from She Science count. All sales with the coupon code MCGRATH2023 will have $10 donated to the Breast Cancer Australia Network. Shop online here.
5. Switch your gas and electricity to Red
Red electricity have found another great way to support the Breast Cancer Network Australia by donating up to $10 a month on behalf of each residential account on the Red BCNA Saver Plan.
It's been a tough few years for charities that rely so heavily on mass participation fundraising events for funding. In all honestly there are tons of ways we can help raise money for the various charities support Breast Cancer research and support for survivors. Sure, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month - but as we all know it doesn't stop on October 31st - many of these initiatives are year wide.
Be Breast Aware
As you may know from following our business, She Science, we like to spread scientifically backed information. Which is why, particularly when dealing with such important health topics we want to point you to the best place to get the *right* information. Need information about how what to look for when performing a breast check? Head to this page on the BCNA website or this page on the Cancer Australia website for reliable information.
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