Treasure Chest Charity is a not-for-profit dedicated to caring, supporting, reconstructing and empowering persons affected by breast cancer. We are an independent volunteer committee based in Melbourne with a mission of improving the access to and quality of breast cancer services.
Where do fundraising efforts go?
Each year we look forward to hosting The Treasure Chest Charity Men with Breast Intentions Gala Dinner and Spring Luncheon to raise awareness and funds for our cause.
Our funds go towards the care, reconstruction, support and empowerment of people in the public health system who want to know about options or choose to undergo breast reconstruction after their breast cancer treatment.
We work closely with the Royal Women's Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital to provide funds for equipment and resources.
Why we have chosen to help the Shared Breast Services of the Royal Women's and Royal Melbourne Hospitals:
- We recognise the vulnerability of women about to undergo or who are undergoing breast cancer reconstruction.
- Our charter is to provide funds to support services that consider the ‘whole’ person, and by doing so reduce the impact of the disease and its treatment.
- All illnesses have physical and psychological repercussions of some degree, however women who are about to undergo, or who have undergone breast surgery for cancer, are vulnerable to significant feelings of anxiety and loss; of their selfhood (identity), womanhood (sexuality), esteem and capacity to cope…and this is where Treasure Chest's work is most important.
A Touch of Gold - Photos from the evening
Thank you to everyone who came along to our gala dinner for 2018. It was a wonderful affair, all caught on camera thanks to Brett Morris. For every photo that is purchased, Crossroad Media will donate $3 back to Treasure Chest, which is an unbelievably generous gesture considering he provided his services on the night without his usual fees.
To see the photos from our evening, head to www.crossroadmedia.com.au/treasure-chest.html and scroll through the gallery, download the small versions with the watermarks on them, or order digital Hi and Web res versions.
It's back for 2018! Come and join the Treasure Charity guests as we celebrate another gala complete with exquisite food and drinks, premium entertainment and wonderful auction prizes. Click here to find out more.