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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a McGrath Breast Care Nurse?

A McGrath Breast Care Nurse is a specialised, registered nurse who acts as a patient advocate. Their unique role sees them provide timely care and referral services to people experiencing breast cancer, their families and carers. 

  • How much does it cost to fund a McGrath Breast Care Nurse?

It costs around $390,000 to fund a McGrath Breast Care Nurse full-time for a three year period.

  • How do I get in contact with my local McGrath Breast Care Nurse?

All McGrath Breast Care Nurse appearance or speaker requests are managed by the McGrath Foundation. Please contact the McGrath Foundation Campaigns Team today to make your request 02 8962 6100 or via e-mail pinkupyourtown@mcgrathfoundation.com.au

  • Is Glenn able to visit?

All appearance or speaker request for Glenn McGrath are managed by the McGrath Foundation. Please contact the McGrath Foundation Campaigns Team today to make your request 02 8962 6100 or via e-mail pinkupyourtown@mcgrathfoundation.com.au

  • Why does the McGrath Foundation raise money? Where do monies raised go? 

The McGrath Foundation raises funds to place McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities across Australia.

  • Where does most of the fundraising come from?

The McGrath Foundation relies on the generous support of the Australian community, corporate partners and the Federal Government to fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses.

  • Can I use your McGrath Foundation logo?

If you would like to use the McGrath Foundation Community Friends logo, please contact a member of the Campaigns team by emailing pinkupyourtown@mcgrathfoundation.com.au.  

Please note, any promotional material using the McGrath Foundation Community Friends logo MUST be sent to the McGrath Foundation for approval before any printing or distribution takes place.

  • Should I call in to get my reference number before banking?

The Campaigns team will email you through all of the relevant information you will need to reference your town, including your specific reference number. If you can’t find this information please email the team at pinkupyourtown@mcgrathfoundation.com.au.  

  • After my event has finished how long do I have to bank my funds?

Funds raised as part of Pink Up Your Town should be remitted between 8-10 weeks post your closing event.

All funds raised through your online fundraising page will automatically come through to the McGrath Foundation so you don’t have to worry about transferring any online funds.

Funds raised on the day in cash and/or cheque will need to be collected and deposited at the bank or via EFT. We will send out specific information regarding the remittance process closer to your event.

  • Can I get receipts for individuals that donated to my event?

If any of your supporters need receipts for cash they’ve given, please contact the Campaigns team to obtain a Receipt Request Template. Send this form back to the McGrath Foundation and we’ll send the tax-deductible receipts straight to your donors. Donations over $2 are tax deductible.

  • Do I need a Letter of Authority?

Yes, you’ll need a Letter of Authority. This means you’re allowed to fundraise on behalf of the McGrath Foundation. Once you’ve registered we’ll email this through to you.

  • Can I order pink merchandise at a reduced price for fundraising?

You sure can! Once you’ve registered, you can buy some of our top-selling merchandise at cost price from shoppink.com.au – then sell it at your event at the recommended retail price.

  • How much can we price the merchandise?

You can choose what price you sell the merchandise at. We will recommend the retail price on our online shop to help make things easier.

  • How do I register?

It's quick and easy to register online. Click here and the Campaigns team will be in contact to register you as soon as they can.

We’ll ask you for some basic contact information including an email address (it’s the cheapest way for us to contact you). We like to have your town and phone number so we can send you more information about the event and help make your fundraising super easy!

  • How do I contact the committee?

You can contact the committee in your area directly by searching for your Town here. Alternatively please contact the McGrath Foundation Campaigns Team today to make your request 02 8962 6100 or via e-mail pinkupyourtown@mcgrathfoundation.com.au

  • Can you promote my business?

We have a lot of helpful tools and resources to assist in promotion, which you can use by clicking here.  Alternatively please contact the McGrath Foundation Campaigns Team today to make your request 02 8962 6100 or via e-mail pinkupyourtown@mcgrathfoundation.com.au