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30th Anniversary Kickoff Event on March 11th!

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Join us on March 11th with a Kickoff Reception in San Francisco, where it all began in 1990. For 30 years, Breast Cancer Action has been challenging the breast cancer industry through radical disruption and compassionate resistance. Together we’ve changed how people think and talk about breast cancer, and we’ve forced multibillion dollar corporations to clean up […]

Activism is How We Honor and Remember

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By Zoe Christopher, Information and Resources Liaison I came to BCAction shortly after a friend was diagnosed – and she had a bilateral mastectomy in her early 40s. Another friend and fellow photographer, Debi, was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. She was gone four months later, leaving her beautiful son without a mother. Six […]

Supporting 30 Years of Uncompromising Activism

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By The Board of Directors Next year marks Breast Cancer Action’s 30th anniversary. In the beginning, we were only a handful of women, living with and dying from breast cancer, who demanded answers and information about this disease. And thanks to our members and supporters, we have grown into an independent, rapid response watchdog working […]

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 […]

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