This is an amazing organization that helped my service sorority pull off a successful bake sale. They responded quickly to any questions I had about the process and helped me organize everything my group needed.
We(rollin4cancer.org) recently did a cross country road trip to benefit the NBCF. They certainly lived up to their 4 star rating on Charity Navigator. They were easy to work with, helpful, and most appreciative of our efforts. Our's was a relatively small endeavor, but they treated us like a Fortune 500 organization. We had the pleasure of stopping by their headquarters and meeting all the staff and the founders. We could see, first hand, the high standards they hold themselves to, and the enthusiasm and dedication they have to the cause of research, prevention, early detection, and treatment, when necessary, of breast cancer. The NBCF is a well run, efficient organization, and therefore we could see that a maximum amount of our fund raising efforts were going to help eradicate the scourge of breast cancer. When we decided to attempt this fundraiser, we knew from our own families that breast cancer was prevalent, but after our journey, we now realize it is much more prevalent than we ever imagined. The National Breast Cancer Foundation is certainly doing their part to reverse the trending of this malady. Jack T., Dan T., Roger S., John D.
I am a proud mom of a player on the Fairfield Falcons Football team in NJ. Their head coach, Chris Cirillo, organized a fundraiser in lieu of purchasing the pink propaganda where only a portion of the proceeds go to cancer research. He had the boys solicit pledges based on total points scored in the month of October. The boys were so happy knowing that every touchdown meant money going to a good cause. They scored 107 points for a total of $3358. They also went on to enjoy an undefeated, Super Bowl winning season :)
I really enjoyed educating women at the NBCF tent. There were numerous women who were helped, either by the free mammograms or by learning how to properly administer a breast exam.
Your staff, particularly Laura Gaspard, is extremely professional and very prompt with their response times.
I had such a good time doing a event for breast cancer I loved getting the word out there my mom has had breast cancer off and on for 3 years now and it is a very scary thing the more I can spread the word so people understand and will help more is amazing I will do a event all the time if I could thank you all so much :)
I'm so thankful for volunteering at the 2nd Convoy of Hope Outreach! The people of Hawaii received a full meal..food to fill their stomachs, haircuts and clothes to boost their self esteem, music and dance to worship to fill their souls, education to feed their minds, opportunity to make new friends and hope to those who opened their hearts to receive prayer! The generosity of Convoy of Hope was a life changing day for many that came! I volunteered with the Breast Cancer Foundation and watched the faces of ladies as they eagerly listened and watched the demonstration of monthly self breast examination. For many young ladies, this was something new and others, a reminder. But there were others that needed a mammography. They received the help they needed to make an appointment. The volunteers I met were wonderful and truly wanted to be there to make a difference! This was a day I'll always remember and look forward next year's outreach!
It was a wonderful experience. Just talking to women and their needs, learning on reasons why they couldn't or haven't done a mammogram. Some had no education on it, didn't know what a mammogram was or how important it is to have one and most no medical insurance coverage. It was very informative for all of them. Just knowing that are a lot of needs out there and this is one of many outreaches that are needed in our society today. It was really a great experience, one that I volunteer to do over and over again. Because I love to reach out to women and to pray for them. There was a woman, that was in desperate need for her daughter to have a mammogram but could not do it because of no medical insurance, so she decide to come and get information on who could help her daughter. She could have gone to Convoy of Hope in the Leeward district but traveled to Honolulu because only Honolulu site had the the NBCF.
It was a privelege to be able to serve our Hawaiian community together with the NBCF through Convoy of Hope 2012. NBCF was very organized with friendly staff and leadership; the local staff was able to communicate well with them before the event took place. I believe they had a big and positive impact to the women who were taught for the first time on how to self exam. I also thought it was very generous of Queens Medical Center to work with NBCF, providing free mammograms for those women in need.
It was a wonderful experience to volunteer for this much needed service. Many women came through the tent in a steady stream showing they were concerned about their health. Hopefully some lives were saved because of this service.
I contacted National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc, to volunteer and help spread awareness to the public about breast cancer and early dectection to save lives through website, facebook, events and they told me I had to donate 5% minimum of any product if sold. I agreed with the 5% amount but they also wanted me to give them 500$ for 4 weeks. This charity is all about business and not helping people is unethical. This charity supposed to be NON profit organization but yet they charge money on top of the donations for volunteers to spread the word about breast cancer. this is a shame.
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I really enjoyed serving with Convoy of a hope this year 2012!! I had a eye opening experience that there are a multitude of women that have never had monograms or even done self breast exams. The women that I spoke with were very interested and had a desire to take care of themselves. This was a journey for me to see what and where women see themselves. I also got to speak yo young girls about doing self breast exams and informing them how important it is to do it often. I realized the if the women in these young girls lives have never done exams before these girls were not being taught. It was a blessing to serve with you in educating women and young girls about Breast Cancer.