Each year, for the past few years, my family and I
have participated in the annual Mother’s Day Classic.
Since 1998, the
Mother’s Day Classic has raised $19.8 million for National Breast Cancer
Foundation research programs.
the city events ranges from 1400 in Darwin to 44,000 in Melbourne. Regional
events range from 65 people to 3,000 people.
Sunday 11 May is Mother’s Day and my family will
again be participating in the Mother’s Day Classic. Since 2012 the event has
taken on a very different dynamic for us. As many of you know, my sister, Mary, passed away early
that year after fighting breast cancer for nearly four years.
Mary’s husband Sam and her son Ned (8 earlier this
week) and daughter Lola (6) have now experienced life without their wife and
mother for over two years now. It’s been a very tough period of adjustment
for them, as it has been for myself, my sisters, my
mum and dad and all of Mary’s many friends.
In 2013 I set out to raise $10,000
In 2014 I am honoured to be among a
My aim in the next 5 weeks is to raise $10,000
Here’s where you, my readers, come in.
I willingly provide InSight each week to you for
For less than the price of a coffee and a muffin,
Donations are tax deductible and you will receive a
Thank you for supporting breast cancer research and