Event Date: Sunday 8 May 2016

8 months 12 days remaining

About fundraising

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Breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in Australia. One in 8 women and one in 688 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer, but thanks to research, 5-year survival rates have climbed to 89%. 

Yet tragically, 7 women die from breast cancer EVERY DAY in Australia.

By taking part in Mother's Day Classic, you are helping to fund Australia's best research into the prevention and treatment of breast cancer.

100% of your fundraising is donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NCBF) and funds internationally renowned projects aimed at improving the detection, treatment and outcomes for those affected by breast cancer. NBCF receive no government funding on these projects.

In 2015, your combined efforts and generosity of our sponsors enabled us to give $3.1 million to NBCF. Since the event began in 1998, Mother's Day Classic has donated $27.4 million to fund breast cancer research.

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Read about the research projects Mother's Day Classic has funded in your area.

Where you money goes

Don't forget - fundraising closes 11.59pm Monday 16 May 2016.

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fundraising tips and tools

Looking for inspiration to help hit your fundraising target? Not sure where to start?

Check out our tips and tools


How to set up your fundraising page

Having trouble setting up your fundraising page?

Check out our cheat sheet.


2016 Corporate Challenge

Calling corporate Australia!

Mother's Day Classic is the perfect event to bring colleagues together for a common goal whilst also promoting a healthy work-life balance. Enter a team, set a fundraising target and help support families affected by breast cancer.

Find out about our Corporate Challenge


Fundraising Awards

Good work deserves to be rewarded. And we will to acknowledge the hard work and effort of our top fundraisers. Keep up the great work and become a member of our three special clubs.


paper based fundraising

Collecting cash or cheques from your cake sale or event?

Find out about our paper based fundraising form here

You can also print off an Mother's Day Classic donation collection box here.


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