Thursday, 6 January 2011

In the pink at the cricket


Thanks to John D for the photos

Yesterday, on the third day of the cricket test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, it was McGrath Foundation fundraising day.

The McGrath Foundation was founded by Jane McGrath, the late wife of one of Australia's great cricketers, and her husband, bowler Glenn McGrath. Jane was initially diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002, age 31. She died in 2008.

The Foundation has two main objectives:  to raise money to place breast care nurses in communities right across Australia; and to educate young women to become breast aware.

Last year I had personal contact with breast care nurses through my local hospital, when I was undergoing treatment myself. They are just great. No question was too big or too small.

Thanks Jane and Glenn McGrath!

5 comments:

  1. Looks like a boy's day out. Addictive :)

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  2. That first shot is super. I watched some of it on television.

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  3. Its a great cause and a wonderful memorial to one who died so young.

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