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The team at Mater Private Hospital Springfield are gearing up for the RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run (IWDFR) where they will be donning bright pink tees and running through the streets of Brisbane raising vital funds to support people impacted by breast cancer.
The IWDFR will be held on Sunday 8 March, now in its 29th year the fun run continues to grow in popularity as 13 500 people in a sea of pink move through Brisbane city aiming to raise $750 000 support services and life-saving breast cancer research.
Mater Cancer Care Centre Springfield Nurse Unit Manager Billy Jovanovic said the team from Springfield were running not only to raise funds but to show their patients support.
“By participating in the IWDFR we are showing our patients that their care team is truly supportive of them and their cancer journey; we are running, and walking, for those who can’t,” Billy said.
“We have a state-of-the-art cancer care centre right here at Mater Springfield where we see local people from the community for cancer treatment. It is truly wonderful to be able to support patients and their families close to home."
Executive Director Philanthropy Lesley Ray said registrations for the fun run have exceeded their expectations and as of last week, all registrations have been sold.
“This year, the fun run will be held on International Women’s Day and it is truly is a celebration of women supporting women, raising funds to support breast cancer research and treatment,” Lesley said.
Funds raised from the RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run will go directly to the Mater Chicks in Pink who support patients being treated for breast cancer at Mater South Brisbane, Springfield and Redland Hospitals plus funding world-class research into the disease.
Over 50 Mater Springfield staff, patients and their families have joined the Mater Springfield Team and will be participating in a number of events during the IWDFR. You can show your support by donating directly via https://fundraise.mater.org.au/fundraisers/MaterSpringfield/iwdfr
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