Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Breast Cancer Action

I was honored recently to be asked by Breast Cancer Action to help them with their annual fundraising campaign.  At first I was hesitant, because as a blogger I value my ability to speak independently, and I wondered if such an association could somehow hinder that.  But since I have donated to Breast Cancer Action for many years, even prior to starting this blog,  I'm proud to publicly support an organization that I admire, trust implicitly, and whose values align with mine.  

My essay "I refuse to quietly succumb" is featured on BCA's Think Before You Pink blog, and explains why I am a regular donor to this worthy organization.  If you are pondering a year-end donation, I do hope you might consider Breast Cancer Action in your plans. 

There are also other charitable organizations listed on this blogs right side bar which I invite you to explore, particularly those dedicated to metastatic breast cancer research and support and listed under "Metastatic Breast Cancer Resources".  




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8 comments:

  1. Rach, thank you for continuing to speak out. You will never lose your individuality and independence whoever you support, your voice is truly yours. And I am so grateful to have you in the alternative conversation about breast cancer.

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  2. Ditto BeingSarah. Your open narrative and critique of the PRM reinforces my desire to keep asking questions!! Here's to more pushing back in 2012!

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  3. Rachel, you are simply amazing. I LOVED your posting, and you have really been so integral to changing the breast cancer conversation.

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  4. Wow! That's awesome. Congratulations - you're advocacy is truly inspiring!

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  5. I respect the important work Breast Cancer Action does. I respect your writing and advocacy work as well. Pairing the two 'forces' together, what a perfect combo. Keep on speaking up. Keep on speaking out. People are listening. You are making a difference.

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  6. What a fantastic blog! So many links and resources! Thank you for linking to my blog. I will post a link to yours on mine tomorrow.
    Hope you are doing ok.
    One Nipple Up!
    Robyn Michele Levy
    aka Ms. Mastectomy

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  7. Wow what a nice post. I am inspired from this post.

    Thanks for more sharing.....




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  8. Nice. It is worth doing such things because it creates awareness to the public.
    Thanks for sharing a nice post. Keep posting.

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