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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer

Mission: The Breast Cancer Charities of America (BCCA) is the only non-profit bringing the “integrated cancer care” message to the women of America. We bring together the different health care and allied health care disciplines—oncology, nursing, psychology, sociology, nutrition, exercise physiology, spirituality and more. Working together, these professions comprise the new discipline of “integrated cancer care.” Integrated cancer care is long overdue in this nation. Today it holds the one best promise for preventing, treating and surviving breast cancer. It saves lives!

Target demographics: women prevent and survive breast cancer.

Geographic areas served: all 50 states

Programs: The Help Now Fund; University Education Program; Feeling Beautiful Again

Community Stories

28 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

What a great Charity! Had a great experience helping at their Golf event this year and was able to meet some amazing women that have been assisted through the Help Now Fund. Keep up the great work!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

I receive incessant calls from this organization multiple times a day, including after 9pm. It is a robocall. Calling back only connects you to a phone tree where a message can be left. Messages to be removed from the call list go unheeded. Calls also come from multiple numbers. I have no idea how this organization is allowed to operate in this manner. I will never donate to it.

Review from Guidestar

1 Sam_53

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 1

I have received numerous calls from this "charity" over the past months. A woman identifying herself as "Sarah" comes off with this spiel ,.. but I warn you .... I have my own charity and am CIO here in Virginia, and I would NEVER approach any donor with the BS this group does. If you will not provide a credit card over phone, they will "send in the mail a pledge". WARNING!!!! I do not believe this group is at all ethical, and I have requested at least 10 - not exaggerating - 10 times to be removed from their list, but to not avail. DO NOT WASTE your money on them - give to the REAL breast cancer charities who really appreciate and need your donations. These people should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. What a horrible sham to use on unsuspecting people with a disease that unfortunately took my mother's life. I detest anything to do with this group, and I implore you to report them to the official government agencies in Washington, DC. It is charities like this that give a bad name and reputation to honest, worthwhile charities such as mine and many others.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

This organization is despicable! They call multiple times a day, leave no message, only to try again and again. I will NEVER give them money! Stop. Calling. Me!

They are scam artists...do not listen to them.

2

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 1

Do not donate to them. harassing phone calls. Very unprofessional,. If you wish to donate to a breast cancer fund there are many good ones out there. Susan B. Komen for example or American cancer Society

4

Donor

Rating: 1

The phone calls from this organization are robotic in monotone. I felt as I were talking to a robot. Could not engage in a conversation as the voice would not take a breath for me to interject. This may cause them to change the program response. Try to enter in conversation and see what happens. Am not donating after reading other reviews of percentages going to charity. A lot of nonprofits have high expenses and overheads. Nonprofit means after expenses what is left goes to cause. Same during election groups. It's a field day.

10

General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

After further research and being called several times a day. It is a scam. I will not give to such an organization. If you want to give , help a neighbor or friend who has breast cancer. We all know someone whether it be a family member or friend.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

After a barrage, every evening, of late calls, I decided to answer the phone from The Breast Cancer Charities of America. A fast talking lady told me how hard it was to get a hold of me and after our conversation, I was switched over to another women who wanted a $30.00 pledge and my credit card number. I told her that she wasn't going to get my card number and that I would write a check. I got my first notice in the mail about a week ago and have decided to not support this charity when I just got my second notice today in the mail. The phone calls have not stopped since my initial conversation with them. They are a relentless group of people and I will not donate to them. I want the phone calls to stop!!!!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

They are high pressure and downright abusive. They call a minimum of 3 times a day. I have tried to block their calls but they use another number. So glad I didn't give them my credit card number as they wanted me to do. I would never give to this type of organization. Most likely the positive reviews are from fellow scammers.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

I get many calls and did independent research. According to several news investigations I saw, they are one of the worst charities in America, with less than 1% of donations going to actually help women with breast cancer.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

Breast Cancer Charities of America have called me nonstop. I thought they would eventually give up but no such luck. I finally answered the phone. When I tried to ask questions about the organization, she wouldn't stop talking to let me say anything and then hung up on me. Apparently they are going to send me a donation request. I will not be sending a donation based on my experience and from reading some of the other comments.