Could you take on 30 Day Squat Challenge in November to raise funds for breast cancer care in the Mater Hospital?

It’s a tough challenge, but it’ll help critically ill women and it will keep you healthy too.

By joining the Mater’s “30 Day Squat Challenge”, you’ll be raising funds to help provide additional consulting and screening space in the Breast Health Clinic in the Mater, making an incredible difference to patient care.

We have created a Facebook Group of people like you who are doing this challenge. You can also join our Just Giving Campaign Page to take part if you’re not on Facebook!

Any questions? Take a look at the FAQ below or text or call David, our Community Fundraising Officer, on 085 168 6169

How does the 30 Day Squat Challenge work? 
You have 30 days to do 3,000 squats in the month of November! You can track your squats using our beginner friendly planner, or an app. Then post an update to your fundraiser page daily or weekly to get your finisher wristband.

How do I keep count of my squats? 
You’ll receive a print tracker to track the total number of squats done daily. At the end all finishers get a wristband!

How do I prove that I have completed the 30 Day Squat Challenge?
As part of this challenge, you must set up a 30 Day Squat Challenge Fundraising Page for the Mater Foundation on Facebook or Just Giving. Using that page, you’ll post your squats weekly or daily after every workout depending on preference. These pages are linked to the Mater Foundation and we’ll be able to see your progress.

Do I have to set up a Fundraising Page?
This is a virtual challenge so you have to set up a fundraising page. We use them to track your progress and give you a finisher band. You can use them to raise funds or make a once off donation to yourself. It does not matter how much you raise on the page just as long as it is set up. If you don’t have a Facebook account to set up a page on Facebook, you can set up a page on Just Giving

How will the money I raise help breast cancer patients?
Taking part in our 30 Day Squat Challenge will help fund facilities for breast cancer patients such as new consultation and screening rooms. To help show how your 30 days of squats will really matter, we’ll post stories from patients and from staff members. We’ll also email you frequently to show how you’re making a difference through this fundraising challenge.

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