Tell 3M: Say Never to Forever Chemicals

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Each October, multibillion-dollar corporations try to make money off of breast cancer by telling us to buy their products to “support a good cause.” When 3M markets pink ribbon products, but also produces toxic forever chemicals that may contribute to an increased risk of breast cancer, that’s pinkwashing.  Tell 3M’s executives to stop the production, use, and sale of all PFAS. […]

We’re So Close!

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director We’ve been overwhelmed by the generosity of our members this month, and now we’re just $3,200 from meeting our $25,000 spring fundraising goal. Today is the deadline to give. Chip in now and help us reach our goal! We get over 70% of our funding from individuals, which means we never have […]

Before You Walk for Breast Cancer

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Even though it’s been raining here in California—or snowing where you are—across the country people are beginning to register for breast cancer walks or runs in anticipation of sunnier days. Every spring, breast cancer industry giants like Komen kick off their annual fundraising walks and runs. Before you lace up your […]

Because Breast Cancer is Personal

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Breast Cancer Action’s work is deeply personal. Join me by making a year-end donation in honor or memory of a loved one.  Our stories join us. And by taking action together, we remember and honor our loved ones by working for a world where fewer people are diagnosed with and die from breast cancer. It’s […]

Donate Today. Because Health Justice is a Human Right.

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By Board of Directors, Breast Cancer Action At Breast Cancer Action, we believe health justice is a human right. And by joining us now, you are helping to put people’s health and well-being over corporate profits. Your donation of $50 or more makes a huge difference. Our honesty, fearlessness, and truth-telling set us apart in a […]

It’s #GivingTuesday. Double Your Impact!

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving back!  Every dollar you give now through midnight will be DOUBLED thanks to the generosity of Lesbians for Good at the Horizons Foundation who will match every gift, dollar-for-dollar, up to $25,000! With your help, we can raise $50,000 today to fund […]

Help Us Raise $50,000 This #GivingTuesday

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director When you donate to Breast Cancer Action before midnight tomorrow, your #GivingTuesday gift will be DOUBLED.  As people everywhere give back to nonprofits as an alternative to the consumerism that surrounds the holiday season, your donation to Breast Cancer Action will have TWICE the impact. To get an early start on your […]

Tell This Pinkwasher: “Put the Brakes on Breast Cancer!™”

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director What do you call it when a giant auto company says they’re “dedicated to helping those touched by breast cancer,” but their vehicles drive up the risk of the disease? We call it pinkwashing. And this Breast Cancer Industry Month, we’re calling out Ford Motor Company for driving up the […]

Food for Thought 2018 – Early Bird Tickets Available!

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By Lopa Pal, Development Manager Every October we challenge the cancer industry and go after the most egregious pinkwasher of the year. Join us October 15 for our 8th annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink – Food for Thought fundraising dinner to support the campaign. Early-bird tickets are now available! Last year, we had a full house and we don’t […]

Acting Out Variety Show and Fundraiser – Save the Date!

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By The Breast Cancer Action Team We’re excited to announce that our 6th Annual variety show and fundraiser, Acting Out – for the Health of It, is coming up soon on March 15 in San Francisco, CA. Events like this are a way to connect with your community, and a critical way for us to raise the money that funds […]

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