Help For Cancer Patients

All of the services and patient programs we offer are aimed at alleviating the unique difficulties or disadvantages faced by breast cancer patients and their families.

We provide a variety of free support services to cancer patients and their families such as;

  • Counselling services for breast cancer patients and their families
  • Hairdressing & house cleaning
  • Food deliveries & hampers
  • Breast Cancer resources & information
  • Plus so much more…
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Breast Cancer Resources

August 18, 2020

Meghan’s Story

Foodbank Queensland and Be Uplifted Inc Breast Cancer Charity partner on some charity projects throughout the year.  We love all the hard work and the practical ways Foodbank Queensland supports and helps local Brisbane family’s and our breast cancer recipients. […]
December 10, 2019

100 Hampers from Foodbank Queensland Just in Time for Christmas!

Be Uplifted Inc has an ongoing partnership and great respect for Foodbank Queensland.  In Queensland, Foodbank provides food and household items to over 540 charity partners and schools. Foodbank is Australia’s largest food relief organisation, operating on a scale that makes it […]
July 23, 2019

“Annie’s Van” is being uplifting for Be Uplifted Inc Breast Cancer Charity.

The Geoff Booth Foundation was established in 2009 to direct donations to specific health related charities. The Foundation chose to donate a Hyundai iLoad van to Be Uplifted Inc Breast Cancer Charity north Brisbane in June 2019 for their support […]
March 20, 2019

Need a Guest Speaker at Your Next Event?

Wendy Paterson, President and one of the Founders of Be Uplifted Inc Breast Cancer Charity,  offers her services as a Guest Speaker at your next breast cancer awareness fundraiser. Wendy is a breast cancer survivor and has many powerful, personal […]
March 7, 2019

Northside Breast Cancer Support Groups.

We all need that coffee and chat time every now and then. If you are looking for a local northside breast cancer support group to contact or join, please consider one of the below three coffee and chat groups available […]
December 9, 2018

Purchase a Pamper for a Purpose Voucher this Christmas

Swiss Bliss makes catching up with friends relaxing, fun and now with a fundraising purpose this December. For every $50 Pamper with a Purpose gift voucher purchased during December , 2018, $9 will be donated to Be Uplifted Inc Breast […]
November 28, 2018

Electricty household concessions and rebates offered by the QLD Government – yes please?

Did you know there are a range of rebates and concessions available from the Queensland Government to help households to manage their electricity costs? If you have a concession card, give your electricity company a call to see if you’re eligible […]
November 28, 2018

Thank you Foodbank Queensland

Be Uplifted Inc Charity partners with Foodbank Queensland who very generously, every December, donate goods and pantry items. These wonderful donations, create Be Uplifted’s Christmas hampers that are delivered to all Oncology wards and given to breast cancer patients at […]

Help Us to Help Others

So many ways to support us

Our motto “People not Research” reflects Be Uplifted Inc’s values of supporting the women, men and their families who have had their world turned upside down a breast cancer diagnosis.

To meet the growing demand we have expanded our patient support services to include six local hospitals in Brisbane.

If you would like to offer a helping hand, there are so many ways to support us.

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Free Crocheted Knockers Pattern

Be Uplifted Inc volunteers create free crocheted breast prostheses in a cup sizes A to DD.

Our Crotched Knockers are a soft and lightweight alternative to silicone prosthesis. They may be used as temporary prostheses while scars are healing or permanently by women who opt not to undergo breast reconstruction and cannot afford expensive permanent silicone prostheses.

Our Values

Our motto “People not Research” reflects our charities’ values. All donations Be Uplifted Inc receives go directly to making a difference in the lives of local Brisbane breast cancer patients.

Our nonprofit charity organisation is staffed by volunteers. We use every donation to help pay for practical and essential support services breast cancer patients need during treatment including medications, medical tests, food, electricity and phone bills, so that families can still be in touch and supportive even if it’s from a long distance.

What people say about Be Uplifted Inc

  • “ I’m so sorry- I have been meaning to write to you to express my sincere appreciation and gratitude for what you and your charity have done. Wendy I am so blown away it has taken some time to process. I understand that I am far from the only woman going through this or has gone through it. I guess I’m stubborn and private and am choosing not to seek out groups for support. But I’m strong. I have support if I choose. Knowing you are there should I choose means so much. Thank you.”
    Chantel
    Breast Cancer Recipient
  • My sister rang me to say she received your beautiful care basket - it was a wonderful surprise for her. It was so nice to hear the happiness and excitement in her voice. Your charity is the first to help and is appreciated more than you know.
    YVONNE
    SISTER OF A BREAST CANCER PATIENT
  • There are not enough words to say thank you. I received both financial and emotional support of which I am totally amazed. I highly recommend this charity to anyone suffering breast cancer.
    LYN
    BREAST CANCER PATIENT
  • Thank you Be Uplifted. You have helped my life changing journey with the offer to pay bills when times were tight, food parcels and simple contact and comfort in tough times.
    MARILYN
    BREAST CANCER PATIENT
  • “Thank you so much Wendy for all of your care and kindness. You offer an incredible service and it honestly makes such a difference to our patients”.
    Breanon
    Caboolture Hospital
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    To all the wonderful ladies at Be Uplifted. Thank you for the pillows and drain bags I received in the mail. I am so very grateful for your generosity
    Leanne
    Breast Cancer Recipient
  • Be Uplifted Inc needs our continued support. They really do look after the person and help fill the gaps that many other services miss and for that I am truly and forever grateful.
    KATHRYN
    BREAST CANCER PATIENT
  • I was taken back by your generous heart, I was certainly not expecting such gifts. The words thank you do not seem worthy enough. I see the heart in every item packed with such love and thoughtfulness.
    PENNY
    BREAST CANCER PATIENT
  • My lovely daughter in law passed away from breast cancer. I would never had dreamt creating beautiful pink ribbons for Be Uplifted and that this would be my way to contribute to raising money for breast cancer.
    NERELLE
    PINK RIBBON MAKER
  • “Many, many thanks for the wonderful comfort basket that Peggy delivered to me this morning. These very many thoughtful and carefully selected and/or sewn with love items, as well as the large home sewn quilt were received with so much gratitude and heart felt love. Obviously organised by some ladies who have been on their own journey, and come out the other side. Words of appreciation seem inadequate. But thanks to all volunteers at Be Uplifted”.
    Recipient
    Breast Cancer Recipient

Op Shop Locations

Zillmere Location

Zillmere Shop

Address:  B1/194 Zillmere Rd, Zillmere Q 4034
Telephone:  07 3633 0752
Op Shop hours:  Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm – Saturday 9am to 2pm

All donations from our Brisbane community received with thanks during opening hours at both Op Shop locations.

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