The Cowra Breast Cancer Support Group has been given a boost thanks to a donation from the Canowindra Golf Club.
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The golf club presented the group with a cheque for $2445 last Saturday morning.
Golfer Annette Thomas said the funds had been raised over the last two years through the club's Pink Day.
"It's a community thing, a day where teams of three play an Ambrose and we all dress up in pink," she said.
"People donate prizes so we can have some raffles and the money from those and to play goes towards it.
"So we had the money in the safe from last year's event and we had the money from the event this year."
Ms Thomas said the golf club had a number of members who had been affected by breast cancer and wanted the funds to stay local.
She said Cowra's Helen Moriarty was a long time supporter of the Pink Day and had suggested the support group.
"She (Helen Moriarty) always comes over and supports the day and that's how we got onto giving the donation to Cowra, through her," she said.
"In our lives, somewhere along the line, we've all had someone we know with breast cancer.
"We have a few ladies at golf who have had breast cancer or we've lost through breast cancer so this is a way we'd like to support the cause.
"We felt that as a small community and small club that we need to support local groups."
Ms Thomas said the club was very appreciative of the work the group does and was looking forward to supporting them in the future.
She also thanked local supporters in town who have donated prizes to the day's raffles.
Jenny Friend from the Cowra Breast Cancer Support Group said they were extremely grateful for the donation.
"It's really generous, I didn't expect that amount of money, it was a lovely surprise," she said.
"We don't have a specific plan for the funds because we only found out about it recently.
"But it all goes to breast cancer awareness and it all stays local, it helps to keep us going."
Ms Friend said they were happy to receive support from Canowindra and hoped to return the favour in the future.
"Our group is for the area, Canowindra may not be in our council area but we don't care," she said.
"We're a social thing rather than clinical and we are there to say, 'hey you're not alone'.
"That's one of the really important things that I and our other members have found, is that you can feel so alone when you're first diagnosed with breast cancer or any cancer.
"So we keep it on the social level but we do have plans on letting people know how to check their breasts, who to go to if they're not sure and put the word out there."
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