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Our Fundraisers

Upcoming fundraiser

Couture for a cure

Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA, in Partnership with Channel 9 and Guru Productions, will be hosting our Annual Gala Fundraiser, at Pan Pacific Perth, Saturday 29th October 2022.

Join us and be our guest at Perth’s premier fashion event of the year to raise critical funds for BCRC-WA and ensure we can continue to offer patients the most up-to-date care possible and world class treatment.

To find out more and secure your seat before they sell out, visit: https://givergy.com.au/bcrcwa


Past Fundraisers

We are honoured to be the beneficiary of so many fantastic fundraising activities and events, hear from some of our recent fundraisers.

Maisie’s Ride for Triple Negative

Maisie’s Ride for Triple Negative raised an astounding $23,232 for BCRC-WA and donations are  continuing. Maisie and her dad Kevin rode 17km from Karratha to Dampier on 24 July 2021. Maise wanted to raise money for “Mummies like mine” and help scientists find a cure and new medicines for Triple Negative Breast Cancer.

They arrived at Dampier a little earlier than expected, so they went for an additional 3km ride to give people a chance to be at the finish line!

“I wasn’t tired afterwards, and Daddy rode with me.” – Maisie

A very big ‘thank you’ to little Maisie, Kevin and everyone who donated. What an amazing achievement!

Something Pink

A huge thank you to Something Pink Kalgoorlie and VM Drilling who raised a staggering $97,090.85 for Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA.

What can we say! Katrina Tedge and the Something Pink committee and Courtney Pacey of VM Drilling, we are in awe of your incredible efforts. Over the past 5 years this amazing team have raised a grand total of $339,570 for BCRC-WA. It is generous donors like you that ensure we can continue doing what we do best. Thank you so much.

Pic: Courtney Pacey (General Manager/Director of VM Drilling) Katrina Tedge (Something Pink Co-Founder), Professor Arlene Chan and Carmelo Arto (CEO, BCRC-WA).

Shearing for Liz

Shearing for Liz’ Fundraiser who raised $78,540 in 2021 for Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA. The original ‘Shearing for Liz’ Day was organised by Jumbuk Shearing’s Tom Reed and his wife Lucy in memory of their close friend Liz Roberts who passed away in 2014 following an eight-year battle with metastatic breast cancer. We are blown away by the kindness and support of the community and would like to thank all those near and far who contributed to a very successful ‘Shearing for Liz’ 2021. A special thanks to Quentin Davies and his wife Di and daughters who have since taken over the reins and organised / hosted this amazing event!

Raw Colour Art Exhibition at Holmes a Court

With smiles beaming our CEO, Carmelo Arto accepted the big pink  cheque donated by The Raw Colour  Art Exhibition at The Holmes a Court Gallery @ no.10 initiated and developed by the talented Perth Artist and Curator, Tania Fabris (pictured).

The Raw Colour Art Exhibition was a fabulous event which raised an incredible $19,168 for Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA.  We thank you Tania and all the participating artists and poets for your amazing contribution to Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA – we value your creative support!

Fundraiser for Teresa Wilshaw -Sam Carter of RUC Cementation

Thank you to RUC Mining and Wilshaw Engineering Consultants for fundraising at their workplaces in 2021 for Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA, in memory of Teresa Wilshaw. An incredible $31,805 was raised via the fundraising platform, ‘MyCause’, towards providing the best possible standard of care for women, men and families impacted by Breast Cancer. This January 2022, Wilshaw hosted a morning tea in memory of Teresa, to which BCRC-WA CEO, Carmelo Arto was invited to speak about the important work we do. Thank you to all those who donated and support us, we truly appreciate your support!

Ongoing Fundraisers

The Entertainment Book

Karen Smith is a breast cancer survivor and all-round awesome human who fundraises through Entertainment Books, donating 20% of sales to BCRC-WA.  Have you ever tried the Entertainment Book? There is a lot of money to be saved dining in or out, shopping, hotels, and activities to name just a few benefits. The newest digital edition is now available and is accessed via a convenient App on your phone. When you buy a membership, starting from $69.99 (single city), you can add up to 4 family and friends to your account, everyone wins!

If you would like to save money while donating to help West Australians diagnosed with Breast Cancer buy one today.

Purchase yours

Pink Ribbon Books

Jenny is an amazing author and member of the Gosnells Writing Circle who writes picture books for children aged from 1 to 6 years of age and adults too.  After experiencing early-stage breast cancer in 2014 and receiving successful treatment, Jenny decided to try and help raise some much-needed funds for the Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA by generously donating the profits from her published books to Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA.  Jenny has been a long-time, valued supporter of BCRC -WA and we are thrilled to bring you these new editions to Pink Ribbon Books.  They make the perfect gift or stocking filler, buy one today and support BCRC-WA!

Browse books

Lady Bird Fund

The Ladybird Fund was created in honour of ‘Ginny’, Virginia Margaret Brooke, who passed away from advanced breast cancer in 2015. Ginny’s wish was to support breast cancer patients through what can be expensive treatments.  The Brooke family hope to share Ginny’s giving spirit by championing this cause for people suffering from a breast cancer diagnosis and financial hardship because of treatment costs.

The Ladybird Fun is an incredibly worthy cause to support in memory of a special lady.  Any contribution no matter how small is welcome.

Make a donation

Start a fundraiser to allow us to continue our research into the causes, prevention and treatment for breast cancer.

Donations allow us to continue to conduct research into the causes of breast cancer and how to best prevent and treat it.

Thank you!