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Think Pink This October: 6 Ways to Give for Breast Cancer

Think Pink This October: 6 Ways to Give for Breast Cancer

We love giving back to the community in any way shape or form. With October being national breast cancer awareness month, below are a few organizations to get involved with if you’re interested in volunteering or donating. We’re also sharing two outstanding Austin groups for women recovering from breast cancer and an exciting annual fundraiser that you won’t want to miss next summer. 


ORGANIZATIONS

Susan G. Komen - Greater Central & East Texas

Website | Donate | Get Involved

Mission: Working to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Website | Donate | Get Involved

Mission: To prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.

Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (formerly Breast Cancer Fund) 

Website | Donate | Get Involved 

Mission: Working to prevent breast cancer by eliminating exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation linked to the disease. 

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation

Website | Donate | Get Involved

Mission: To support the understanding, research, and treatment of breast cancer in partnership with Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

Website | Donate | Get Involved 

Mission: To drive collaborative cutting-edge research with nontraditional partners, bring to light the collateral damage of treatment and seek ways to diminish it, and interpret science to empower patients.


PROGRAMS 

Pink Pilates 

Ballet Austin | Website

Mission: Provide a post-operative and rehabilitative program for women recovering from breast cancer that focuses not only on exercise but also care, confidence-building, and encouragement. 

Team Survivor - Capital of Texas

Various Locations | Website

Mission: To inspire women both mentally and physically to regain normal lives during and after cancer treatment, offering free programs to female cancer survivors.

Art Bra Austin

JW Marriott | June 6, 2020 | Website

Mission: To raise funds to support local women affected by breast cancer through a fully costumed, professionally-produced runway show and auction.


For more great ways to get involved in our amazing community, head to Austin 360 for a list of Austin Volunteer Opportunities.

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