How to Support and Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer Research Year Round
Breast Cancer Awareness Month may be drawing to a close, but it is never too late to become involved and support the cause.
Here are three ways you can can promote, either through participation and volunteering or donations, breast cancer research and awareness. The below organizations were recommended by the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Volunteer with the American Cancer Society
In addition to taking part in the Relay for Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events---which occur in various locations throughout the U.S. year-round---the organization also offers volunteer opportunities in all 50 states. Also included are virtual volunteer opportunities, allowing you to contribute to the cause from the comfort of home.
Join a Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for the Cure
Easily one of the most recognizable names in breast cancer awareness and philanthropy, the organization is the largest of its kind in the United States and offers dozens of races, walks, and even three-day marathons. Use the site's search tool to find an event near you.
Donate to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Committed to advancing prominent breast cancer research worldwide, the BCRF is the largest breast cancer charity in the country dedicated solely to research. The foundation's work has helped advance treatment options for patients and has even prevented some from needing chemotherapy. Donate here.