The McGrath Foundation is the official charity partner of the Vodafone Pink Test. Jane McGrath Day celebrates the life of Jane McGrath who passed away in 2008 from breast cancer.
When Jane passed away, the McGrath Foundation had 4 breast care nurses on staff the were passionate about carrying on her legacy.
Over the past 13 years, the Vodafone Pink Test has become a national phenomenon and is the largest sporting fundraising initiative in Australia.
The cricket community, both on and off the field, all wear pink as a symbolic show of support for those experiencing breast cancer and raise much needed funds for the McGrath Foundation.
The McGrath foundation raises money to fund breast care nurses who provide valuable support and care to woman and men experiencing breast cancer.
This year, The McGrath foundation is fundraising through selling virtual seats to fill the SCG as COVID reduces the crowds by 75%.
At the time of publishing this story, $1,117,725 had been raised for the cause.
“The most important thing I do for my patients is ensure that they and their families feel supported, have timely access to care and get the right information as needed, helping them navigate their way through the often complex world of hospitals and cancer.”– KERRYN, MCGRATH BREAST CARE NURSE
You too can support The McGrath Foundation and help out people suffering from breast cancer. Head to www.pinktest.com.au to purchase your virtual seat at the SCG.