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One Step At A Time - Everest Base Camp 2016

One Step At A Time - Everest Base Camp 2016

Personal message

I am not a breast cancer survivor, but my grand-mother died from breast cancer and my god-mother is a breast cancer survivor.  It wasn't until a friend showed me the scar on her chest from a radical mastectomy that it really hit me what being diagnosed with breast cancer means.  

Breast cancer is a family and community affair.  As family and friends of survivors, we can only hope NEVER to have to face the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual battles that these people have to deal with - because breast cancer affects men too!

I decided to particpate in the fund-raising to help the Breast Health Foundation raise awareness of breast cancer (the international benchmark is that one out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer), encourage people to go for regular check-ups and to raise awareness of the fact that breast cancer affects everyone: the patient, their family and their friends (besides the fact that i really need to lose weight and will benefit from the training program).

Breast cancer awareness, diagnosis, treatment and survival is a team effort.  I'm proud to be a member of the (support) team.

Donations

  • Nov 27, 2015 - R 300.00
  • "Proud of Meg!" - Terry Robinson

  • Nov 27, 2015 - R 620.00
  • "From friends of Megan Hudson, supporting her fund-raising efforts" - Friends of Megan Hudson

  • Nov 27, 2015 - R 640.00
  • "From members of the management team at PharmaQ: Tantol product sponsors of the One Step At A Time - Everest Base Camp 2016 with the Breast Health Foundation campaign" - Generous staff members of PharmaQ

  • Nov 02, 2015 - R 50.00
  • "Supporting my "sisiya" in this project." - Zanele Ndlovu

  • Oct 19, 2015 - R 500.00
  • "Thank you for taking up this challenge." - IM Mart

  • Oct 16, 2015 - R 350.00
  • "Wishing my god-daughter every success and much love" - Betty Aikman

  • Oct 12, 2015 - R 100.00
  • "Supporting my daughter walking for breast cancer and breast health awareness." - Molly Burgess

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Statistics

Donations to date

R 2 560.00

Fundraising target

R 50 000.00
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Breast Health Foundation

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The Breast Health Foundation, a Not for Profit Company, was established in April 2002 in conjunction with several companies and organisations to educate the public on breast cancer and breast health, increase awareness and empower women.