$2,300,000.00
$2,300,000.00 / $2,500,000.00

Mark Hughes Foundation Beanie for Brain Cancer

hughes family photo

Photo by Max Mason-Huber

It seems an understatement to say that my diagnosis of brain cancer in July 2013 was life changing, and yet it truly was. 

What followed my diagnosis was an overwhelming level of support from family, friends and the community, which helped me to maintain a positive mindset throughout my treatment. It was this support that led my wife Kirralee and I to form the Mark Hughes Foundation, as a way of repaying those who had helped me, and to help others in my position.  

We were astounded to discover the appalling brain cancer statistics in this country and the inexplicable lack of funding for research. You too are probably shocked to know brain cancer kills more children than any other disease, and kills more people under 40 in Australia than any other cancer - yet it receives less than 5% of government cancer research funding.

With your help, we’re raising much needed funds to find a cure for brain cancer, create awareness and support brain cancer patients and their families.

So please, buy a beanie or organise a Beanie Day with your friends, your school, your workmates or your team and get fundraising!

Thanks, Mark Hughes & The MHF Team

mark hughes signature2

Head of the class!

Get your class or school to host a fun Beanie Day, create awareness and raise funds to help us tackle brain cancer.

It’s easy! Pick a date, ideally during beanie week (June 19 – 23), invite all of your students and teachers to wear a beanie, and make a donation. Get the students involved in raising individual funds with prizes for the most money raised.

BEANIE WEBSITE CONTENT IMAGES 640x400 YOUR CLASS

How can I help?

Supporter Wall

A big thank you to all our supporters. To see your picture here...

Get Involved

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Kacie

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Nicci

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Annette

Tackling Brain Cancer Beanie Buy Beanie

Em

I'm wearing this beanie in honour of my Dad

Sharon

Let's tackle this together

Tash

Miss and love you my friend..every bit counts

Jenny

I am helping Mark Hughes Foundation tackle Brain Cancer.........

Leonie

Raise Awareness For Brain Cancer & Buy A Beanie!

Lisa

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Michael

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

David

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Talby

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Jess

In Memory of Samantha

Karen

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Kate

Cupcake fundraiser on Thursday 22nd in support of Brain Cancer awareness

Sharon

For Hannah

Shari

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Megan

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Ben

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Julia

Support this important cause.

Malcom

Please help to find a cure for my son and all the children fighting brain cancer

Bianca

We're helping the Mark Hughes Foundation to tackle brain cancer #loveumark

Mitch

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Kishaya

Let's tackle brain cancer - Beanie for Brain Cancer week June 19-23

Alena

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Katie

We are helping Mark Hughes with his Beanie for Brain Cancer! #Helpbeatcancer

Gina N Dylan

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Sam

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Toni

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Coby

Sunbow Roofing is helping support brain cancer!

Jodie

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Iain

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Joel

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Thomas

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Tiannah

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Brad

Jump on board and help the Mark Hughes Foundation tackle Brain Cancer

Em

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Gail

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Jodie

I'm helping tackle brain cancer

Tim

JavaScript not installed

This website uses JavaScript to improve the user experience. The web browser you are use does not have JavaScript installed or is outdated. For the best browsing experience please open the website in a modern web browser with JavaScript installed, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox or Safari.