Our journey started in 2011 with one of our team’s Breast Cancer diagnosis. Tricia endured a lumpectomy, chemo and radiation. The anti-nausea drugs make her mind race and kept her awake until the odd hours of the morning. It was during one of these times that she came up with the simple idea to get a few friends together for a ‘Girls Night In’ fundraiser, hoping to raise a couple of hundred dollars. She thought if she invited 20 friends she might raise $300. Tricia put a call out and we organised a night of raffles, auctions and laughter. 65 people arrived at her house and we raised $7,300 for the Queensland Cancer Council. 12 months later, we did it again and exceeded all expectations. 120 people happily stood in the rain in her backyard and we raised over $27,000.
Since then, we have created a successful cookbook, which has now sold out, as well movie nights and golf days. To date we have donated over $100,000 to our nominated charities. Our charity, Breast Friends, is run by volunteers, with no administration costs, so we’re proud the net profits from our events and projects are maximised and distributed directly to our partners.
How can you help?
Breast Friends hold movie nights, golf days and fundraising events. There’s always plenty of opportunities to win amazing prizes at any of our events so please check out what we’ve got happening and get involved. To keep up to date with all of our events like us on Facebook.
We also welcome any donation, large or small, and we thank you for your generosity.
If you have a sponsorship enquiry please contact us here.
Breast Friends proudly supports the following organisations