The Decade of Dedication AwardsJune 19th, 2015
Presented in the individual category to: Pete White and Cathy Fitzgibbons
Pete and Cathy are amongst NBCF’s most enduring community fundraisers. Both initiated their very successful events ten years ago and between them, have raised over $600,000 Inspired by the loss of his sister to breast cancer, Pete organises the 7 Eleven Pink Ribbon Cup in Melbourne, which attracts up to 900 people. Cathy holds the Go Pink Day lunch at her hotel the Glen in Qld.
Presented in the organisational category to: Ford Australia, ghd, the Professionals, News Corp Australia, Hallmark
The five companies represented have each championed breast cancer research for over ten years and their combined support adds up to well over $8 million. Each has given innovatively. Ford has donated vehicles (as is the case tonight) and sold pink ribbons through their dealership network. Ghd creates the top of the line pink hair styler and offers gifts in kind for NBCF events. The Professionals rally their 60 franchisee offices to fundraise and donate from properties sold. News Ltd donate media space and sell merchandise through their newsagencies. Hallmark creates beautiful seasonal cards and special ranges, such as Cards for a Cure.