Featured Charity: The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The mission of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research.
At Giving Through Jewelry, 10% of all sales are donated to a charity of the buyers choice. We realize that there are a lot of charities to choose from so we would like to highlight some of our favorites. October’s featured charity is The Brest Cancer Research Foundation. Check out our FACEBOOK page at the beginning of each month to see how much was donated.
Breast cancer knows no age, gender or race. As the most common cancer in women worldwide and the second most common cancer overall, it remains a fact of life. Nearly 1.7 million women around the globe were diagnosed in 2012, and incidence rates are on the rise. BCRF want to put an end to breast cancer. The goal: No more fear. No more hospital visits. No more side effects or needless suffering. No more loved ones lost to breast cancer.
What They Do
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to achieving prevention and a cure for breast cancer. We provide critical funding for cancer research worldwide to fuel advances in tumor biology, genetics, prevention, treatment, metastasis and survivorship.
Since the founding in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder, BCRF has raised more than half a billion dollars for lifesaving research. Through a unique and streamlined grants program, they seek out the brightest minds in science and medicine and give them the necessary resources to pursue their best ideas. As a result, researchers are able to make discoveries and design new approaches to address all aspects of breast cancer—and do so in record time.
How to Help
Donating online is the easiest way to give. We accept all major credit cards and ensure your information is safe.
We make giving monthly easy, so you can make a difference all year long. By providing a regular contribution, you ensure research progress will never be halted. To give monthly, simply select “monthly” on our online donation form.
We accept both credit card and check donations.
Please make out checks to: The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
60 East 56th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Want to speak to a team member about a donation? Please call 1-866-FIND-A-CURE (346-3228). Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
PAY TRIBUTE TO/CELEBRATE A LOVED ONE
Honor a loved one by making a donation to BCRF in his or her name, and create a legacy of generosity.
Simply check off “Tribute to a Loved One” on the online donation form. At your request, we will send an email of recognition to whomever you indicate as a “thank you.”
Planned giving allows you to make a lasting impact in the fight against cancer. With a planned gift, you can help not only the women and men affected by cancer, but also the researchers working to make a cure a reality.
Our program encompasses all charitable gifts that involve entities or vehicles associated with planning, such as wills, trusts and other “split interest” gifts. Your financial advisor can help you learn more about planned giving options, and we would be happy to guide you in the right direction.
We are grateful to the many corporations, businesses and employees who choose BCRF for their workplace giving campaigns.
BCRF participates in the Combined Federal Campaign (#10584) as a member of the Medical Research Charities, and in state, local and corporate workplace campaigns as a member of Neighbor to Nation. You can also contribute to us through any United Way campaign.
DONATE YOUR DELTA MILES
Not sure what to do with your unused miles? Donate them to BCRF!
Visit www.delta.com/skywish, choose BCRF and donate your SkyMiles today. Some notes on the program:
- All mileage donations to SkyWish charities are not tax deductible for SkyMiles members or Delta
- Once the transaction has been completed, the miles will be transferred to the selected charities and cannot be reversed
- SkyMiles account must have sufficient miles to donate
- Minimum mileage donation rules apply. Select BCRF for details.
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