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How to Prep for #Pinktober

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By Alyssa Figueroa, Campaigns Coordinator In just 5 days, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, or as we like to call it, Breast Cancer Industry Month will be upon us. Store shelves are already filling up with pink ribbon products, and it will only get worse come October 1st. Companies will be trying to gain customer loyalty […]

“Don’t Pink for Me!”

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Breast Cancer Industry Month (aka October) is around the corner; soon store shelves will be loaded with pink ribbon products, from bread loaves to nail clippers. Too often, pink ribbon promotions do more for corporations’ bottom line than women living with breast cancer. We hear from a lot of our […]

Foodies & activists – don’t miss this great event!

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If you like to eat delicious food and mingle with fierce women’s health activists, you don’t want to miss our 6th annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink – Food for Thought event. Get your ticket today!

Free Webinar: A Closer Look at Breast Cancer Walks

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By Alyssa Figueroa, Breast Cancer Action Campaigns Coordinator Each year, hundreds of thousands of people come together to participate in breast cancer walks and runs in cities across the U.S. Some of these walks have become huge affairs that are hosted by multi-million dollar charities and sponsored by multi-billion dollar corporations that raise millions to […]

4 Questions to Ask Before You Walk for Breast Cancer

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director, Breast Cancer Action In a few weeks, breast cancer industry giants like Komen and Avon will kick off their annual breast cancer walks and runs. But before you lace up your sneakers or pull out your checkbook, be sure to exercise your mind by asking these 4 questions.

Celebrating the Publication of “So Much to be Done: The Writings of Breast Cancer Activist Barbara Brenner”

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It’s almost here! We’re celebrating that So Much to Be Done: The Writings of Breast Cancer Activist Barbara Brenner will be released on May 1st by University of Minnesota Press. Barbara Brenner was a hell-raiser of the first order. As Breast Cancer Action’s executive director for 15 years, she was a powerful advocate for women […]

Honor your loved one with a monthly gift

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By Ellen Schwerin, BCAction member and daughter of former Board member Susan Stone My family is too familiar with breast cancer. My mom, Susan Stone, died of the disease in 2002 when I was 31, and I was diagnosed with breast cancer five years later. I was devastated by mom’s death, and I hated that I had […]

Where does the pink ribbon $$ go?

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By Marie Bautista, Development Officer When my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer six years ago, I felt helpless and confused.  Her sister had died from the disease just nine months before, which made my mom’s diagnosis that much scarier. Instead of just worrying, I wanted to do something. So like many others, I began […]

#GivingTuesday – Your Donation Will Be Doubled!

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I’m Susan, a fellow Breast Cancer Action member, and I will match your donation to Breast Cancer Action if you donate between now and midnight tomorrow. Give today so I can double your impact!

Thank You For Helping Change the Status Quo in Breast Cancer

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From all of us here at Breast Cancer Action, THANK YOU. Thank you for being part of our community. Thank you for your fierce, passionate, committed activism. Thank you for the big and small ways you work to address and end the breast cancer epidemic.

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