Join the Fight For The Cure This October
How can you join the fight for a cure this October? There are many ways to contribute to the ongoing battle with breast cancer, which affects millions of Americans every year.
We’ve compiled a list of ways you can join the cause and offer your support. Here, we’ll cover some of the top-rated breast cancer charities as vetted by charity watchdogs, Charity Watch and Charity Navigator. We’ll also tell you about ways you can get involved beyond donations.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and National Breast Cancer Foundation are two highly-rated charities supporting the fight through promising research, education, support and early detection.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is on a mission to cure and prevent breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. BCRF is currently the highest-rated breast cancer organization in the U.S. It’s also the world’s largest private funder of metastatic breast cancer research!
Supporting this non-profit organization’s promising work is one of the best ways to contribute to the research required to find a cure. You can make a difference by donating to or fundraising for BCRF. Check out BCRF’s website for more details on this highly regarded organization and its research efforts.
National Breast Cancer Foundation
If you’re looking to help women who are battling breast cancer now, consider supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). NBCF is committed to supporting women now by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, support services and education.
Donations are always appreciated, but there are many great ways to get involved with NBCF. Individuals can also start a fundraiser, become a community ambassador, share their story or shop to support the cause. Organizations and businesses, big and small, can also partner with NBCF to make a difference in the lives of those currently affected by breast cancer.
Virtual Ways to Support the Cause
While Breast Cancer Awareness Month may look a bit different this year due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions in place, there are still ways you can support the cause during October 2020.
The popular Susan G. Komen race and walk events have gone virtual this year. Local Komen branches throughout the country this year are holding online events, including the Virtual Race for the Cure and Virtual MORE THAN PINK Walk. Here, supporters can come together to share stories, support one another, and raise funds to help save lives.
Other Ways to Get Involved This October
We’ve touched on a few organizations and events that you can support this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but wherever you are in the country, there are many more options right in your local community.
Many businesses, including car dealerships, join the fight against breast cancer every October with special events initiatives. Are you part of a business or organization that supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Then share the news with your community and customers to make the biggest difference possible this October!