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   was founded in 2006 by five Scottish women two of whom were breast cancer survivors.  The aim of the organisation is to raise awareness and generate funds towards breast cancer research in the west of Scotland.

operates in conjunction with the University of Glasgow which manages funds raised and then directs the money to the appropriate hospital department.

Two pieces of equipment costing over £200,000 have recently been purchased and are being used in a wide range of important studies by 10 different research groups at the University of Glasgow and Beatson Institute, studying breast, colon, oesophageal, ovarian, thyroid, skin and kidney cancers.  In this way we are working with other charities such as Cancer Research UK that are supporting other parts of these projects.

The equipment is also being used to train young doctors in research techniques and for studies to keep doctors up to date and to assess their abilities in comparison to national standards. This both improves patient care and helps to train the doctors of tomorrow.

 These remarkable women galvanised community support from across the West of Scotland to raise over £380,000 for breast cancer research and funded the Think Pink Scotland laboratory in the University of Glasgow’s Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre. The volunteers from Think Pink Scotland continue to fundraise to meet vital funding gaps for scientists, equipment and research. Keep in touch with us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thinkpinkscotland Twitter:@ThinkPinkScot



Think Pink Fundraising Dinner - Sunday 21 February 2016

Newtown Waste Solutions have organised a fundraising dinner for Think Pink Scotland in the beautiful Dalziel Park Hotel in Motherwell. Tickets cost £25.00.  Please contact michael@ntwaste.co.uk to buy tickets and for further information.

  Photo of the launch of Newtown Waste's partnership with Think Pink

Newtown Waste Solutions are Thinking Pink!

Motherwell company, New Town Waste Solutions, have launched a charity partnership with Think Pink Scotland, aiming to raise £50,000 for breast cancer research at the University of Glasgow over the next 12 months.

They started their fundraising efforts on Saturday 15 August 2015 with a bucket collection at Motherwell FC’s home game with Aberdeen which raised a wonderful total of £1500! Other events planned include a golf day, a Tinto Hill climb and a ladies’ day, while the proceeds of New Town’s annual sportsman dinner will go to the fund as well. As well as fundraising events, the company have ordered two pink trucks, featuring the Think Pink logo which will help to promote the appeal in the local area.

Company Director, Martin McLinden chose Think Pink Scotland as their nominated charity after some close friends had been diagnosed with breast cancer and said “It’s a charity we’re delighted to back. Glasgow University absorbs its administration costs which means all the money raised goes to research.” 

We wish Newtown Waste all the best with their fundraising efforts. You can follow their progress on our Facebook page.

Clyde Football Club

In 2014 Clyde Football Club announced a partnership with Think Pink Scotland for season 2014/15. The relationship will see Clyde FC 1st team wear a pink strip displaying the "Think Pink Scotland" logo on the collar of the 3rd strip. The club has further agreed, in conjunction with kit supplier Only Sports, that 20% of all sales will be donated to Think Pink Scotland. Club Director, Bobby Gracey said "After spending time with the charities team and researching their excellent work in the West of Scotland area they were quickly identified as a perfect fit for Clyde Football Club.

We are delighted to be able to assist raise awareness of  breast cancer, which affects both men and women, whilst doing everything we can to financially contribute to the excellent research work being undertaken every day at Glasgow University.

Honorary Degree for Lynn Murray

Lynn Murray graduation

On 1st July 2009, Lynn Murray was awarded an Honorary degree from the University of Glasgow in recognition of her ongoing fundraising for University projects and lending her support as the face of the Beatson Pebble Appeal.

Barry Gusterson is Professor of Pathology at University of Glasgow ‘Lynn works tirelessly for Think Pink Scotland. Her commitment and enthusiasm for her fundraising work is quite astounding. She motivates others and is always willing to help in anyway that she can.’

Fantastic Recipes for a Fantastic Cause

Fantastic Recipes for a Fantastic Cause

Think Pink merchandise

‌Bursting with 320 pages of fantastic recipe favourites inspired by local people from family, friends, contacts, MSPs, athletes, chefs, TV personalities and celebrities!

To purchase a copy and for more info on all merchandise please contact office@beatsonpebbleappeal.org or 0141 330 3000.