Community Stories

Read about why communities are supporting the McGrath Foundation and helping to fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses. Together we can ensure no one experiencing breast cancer misses out on care.

It’s an opportunity to showcase our cricket skills and passion

Northern Power Cricket Club has been a massive supporter of women’s cricket and being a part of Pink Stumps Day was a chance to raise awareness and funds for those going through breast cancer. Kelly Jolley, a player on their women’s team also added, “It is also an opportunity to showcase our cricket skills and passion to the men of the club, family and friends!”

Kelly's end goal is to fund a McGrath Breast Care Nurse in honour of her mum

Fran, Kelly’s mum, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. After a mastectomy, numerous treatments and radiotherapy she was given the all clear however the cancer later returned, spreading in an inoperable and undetected way, and sadly Fran passed away at the age of 53. 

Pink Up Your Town - Margaret River

When Debbie Noonan, a resident of the Margaret River region and owner of the award-winning Margaret River Guest House in WA, came across an email about ‘Pink Up Your Town’, she instantly knew it would be the best way to honour the memory of a close friend she had lost to breast cancer. 

Check out some of our wonderful supporters showing Pink is the Colour of everything!