With the weather heading into summer, that means cricket season is right around the corner and the McGrath Foundation is calling on everyone to grab their mates and pink up their cricket game by registering to host a Pink Stumps Day.
Pink Stumps Day is the McGrath Foundation's largest community fundraising campaign where cricket clubs and teams, workplaces, schools and backyard players across the nation turn their cricket game pink to fundraise for the McGrath Foundation.
Pink Stumps Day plays a vital fundraising role to help achieve the Foundation's mission of ensuring every family affected by breast cancer has access to a free McGrath Breast Care Nurse, no matter where they live or their financial situation.
"Hosting a Pink Stumps Day is a great way to get your family and mates together and enjoy Australia's favourite summer tradition while batting for the McGrath Foundation,” Glenn McGrath, the organisation’s president and co-founder said.
“Over 1,200 people all across Australia held games last season and helped raise just over $1 million.”
The McGrath Foundation is getting ready for the annual Sydney Pink Test in January and hosting your own Pink Stumps Day is a great way to bring the magic of the Pink Test to your home town or suburb while having fun, showing off your cricket skills and raising money to fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities across Australia.
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“Everyone who registers for Pink Stumps Day will receive everything they need to Pink Up their event,” Glenn said.
While the official Pink Stumps Day is 16 February 2019, communities can hold their own event at any time by registering at www.pinkstumpsday.com.au.
Anyone who registers before November 30, 2018 has the chance to win the Ultimate Sydney Pink Test Experience including return airfares to Sydney from their closest Australian capital city, accommodation at a five star Sydney hotel and tickets to days three and four of the Sydney Test – for four people.