To ensure that no one faces breast cancer alone, Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization provides immediate, relevant, free-of-charge services, 24-hours each day, to people who’ve been touched by breast cancer either personally or through a loved one.
Each dollar raised is used to help people who are dealing with breast cancer today – those who can’t wait for tomorrow’s cure.
Many charities and organizations focus on research, support, and education, while others provide direct assistance and medical treatment for those who find it difficult to afford.
Regardless of a person’s priorities, they must consider how effectively the charity will put the donation tao use for the benefit of people with breast cancer.
In this article, we outline the top breast cancer charities in the United States and their specific contributions, plus other factors to consider before donating.
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
Unlike many other breast cancer charities, the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation almost exclusively fund research exploring the causes of the condition.
They also run long term studies to better understand the physical and emotional impact of breast cancer treatments.
Charity Navigator, an objective rating system for charities, estimates that 81.7% of the foundation’s total funds go directly into programs and services.
California Breast Cancer Research Program
The California Breast Cancer Research Program devote their time to breast cancer research and education. The program’s funding is relatively stable, receiving 45% of its revenue from California’s tobacco tax.
This stable revenue allows the organization to establish long term projects that explore critical breast cancer topics.
Since 1994, the California Breast Cancer Research Program have donated $280 million to research institutions in the state, and 88.1% of the total funds go directly toward research and education programs and services.
National Breast Cancer Coalition
This is one of the largest and most influential breast cancer charities in the U.S. The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) started in 1991.
The NBCC’s mission is to figure out how to end breast cancer by 2020. The charity comprises activists, survivors, researchers, lobbyists, and policymakers.
The NBCC have over 60,000 members and have successfully advocated for more than $3 billion in federal research funding.
Making a Donation
Please make your online donation today so Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization can continue it’s 24-year tradition of providing support services to those touched by breast cancer.
You can make a real difference in the lives of those touched by breast cancer by supporting Y-ME with a donation. Remember someone close to you by making a gift in their memory or donate in honor of someone who has made a difference in your life. Donate today online or by mail!
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Combined Federal Campaign
If you are a Federal employee, please help us ensure that no one faces breast cancer alone by designating your contributions to CFC CODE 2808.
Car Donation Program
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