Real Men Wear Pink
Men at Murrumbidgee Council weren’t afraid to get in touch with their feminine sides last week, donning pink in support of a good cause.
Real Men Wear Pink, which runs from June 12 to 18, is part of a national campaign encouraging men to “Get Pinked” to raise funds for breast cancer research.
The campaign aims to raise $1.5 million for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, to help fund research that harnesses the powerful data from genetic testing so that all women and men with a high risk of inheriting breast cancer have information and choices that could prevent them being affected by breast cancer.
Council’s General Manager Craig Moffitt said the campaign was a way to help support the researchers and the important work they do.
“This campaign is a bit of fun to be involved in, but the message is a serious one,” he said.
“I congratulate those who got behind this event and I urge others in our community to look at how they could help this worthwhile fundraiser.
“Unfortunately we all know someone who has been affected.”
Council fundraising efforts include a barbecue, held on Thursday 15 June at the Darlington Point branch office, with a similar staff event to be held this week in Jerilderie.
Council staff have raised $450 so far. To donate or join the campaign visit www.realmenwearpink.org.au
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