About the McGrath Foundation

Last Modified: Thu Jan 03 2019 12:22:46 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2005
    year the foundation was established after Jane and Glenn McGrath’s very public experience with breast cancer. the McGrath Foundation raises money to ensure that the thousands of women and men experiencing breast cancer can have the support of a McGrath Breast Care Nurse, no matter where they live – for free.
  • 120
    Breast Care Nurses that the foundation funds in communities right across Australia, mostly in regional and rural areas where such treatment may be hard to find. McGrath Breast Care Nurses help individuals (and their families) experiencing breast cancer by providing physical, psychological and emotional support.
  • 64,000
    + families have been supported since 2005.
  • 7
    McGrath Breast Care Nurses will be added to existing team in 2017.
  • 9
    Numbers of years of association between the Foundation and the test match played at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The test match has now come to be known as the 'Pink Test'.
  • $2.1 million
    Target set for the Pink Test starting 03 Jan 2018 - the amount would fund 15 McGrath Breast Care Nurses for one year.
  • $113,059
    Collected as of 5:30 PM on Day 1 of the 2019 Pink Test.