Show Your Support This Cup Day

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28th October 2010, 03:31pm - Views: 1157

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The race that stops a nation is almost upon us, and almost as important as the fillies is, of course, the


Fashion Targets Breast Cancer is asking Australians to show their support this Cup Day. A simple idea

like taking a gold coin collection in the office, home or wherever people gather to watch the race could

make a real difference to breast cancer research.  

Donating 50% of the office sweep is another great way to have a guilt-free flutter knowing some of the

proceeds will go to help fund research into breast cancer in young women. 

Staging a fashion parade or a competition for the best hat with entry as a gold coin donation to Fashion

Targets Breast Cancer is another simple way for everyone to get involved and have some fun for a good


Fashion Targets Breast Cancer is a fundraising initiative of the National Breast Cancer Foundation

which raises funds for breast cancer research in women 45 years and under. Since its inception in

1994, Fashion Targets Breast Cancer has raised 

Approximately 14,000 Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Almost 13% of

them will be under 45 years old. Women of this age face very different issues than older sufferers, such

as yearly menopause, relationship and career difficulties. FTBC specifically raises money to aid

research for this younger group of women. It aims to help with early detection, identify the cause and

ultimately prevent the disease all together.

For further information please contact: 

Irene Saunders, National Publicity Executive, National Breast Cancer Foundation

Ph: 02 8098 4805 , Mobile: 0410 503 232 Email:

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