Woodvale volunteer taking time to care for Breast Cancer Care WA


Volunteer Rachael Glassey spends hours helping those affected by breast cancer.
Volunteer Rachael Glassey spends hours helping those affected by breast cancer.

VOLUNTEER Rachael Glassey has been recognised for taking time out of her busy schedule to support West Australians affected by breast cancer.

The Woodvale resident is often seen helping in the Breast Cancer Care WA office and at events including volunteering for more than 12 hours at the Long Table Lunch.

“My mum died of breast cancer 10 years ago, so I have always wanted to volunteer my time helping those affected by the disease,” she said.

“It would have been amazing to have something like Breast Cancer Care WA when Mum was sick.”

Not only is Mrs Glassey a mother, wife and volunteer, she is also completing her PhD focusing on young women with strong family histories of breast cancer.

She hopes to use her research to provide these young women with information to help them make more informed decisions about their health.

As part of National Volunteer Week from May 8-12, Breast Cancer Care WA is thanking those that help the charity to provide people affected by breast cancer with free access to its services.

Call Amy on 9324 3703 or email volunteers@breastcancer.org.au.

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