Posts with Category: breast cancer fundraiser

Climb Against the Odds 2022

This year we were honored to welcome 23 volunteer climbers from across the country who climbed 14,179 ft. Mt. Shasta to challenge the 1 in 8 odds of a woman’s breast cancer diagnosis. Many climbed in honor of their own or a loved one’s experience with...

Faces of Prevention Pt. 4: Lindsey Shelley

Guest Post by Lindsey Shelley, Mindfully Beautiful Mama  As a mother of four daughters, it has always been my mission to lead them on a path that will positively impact their health. Being a mom is no easy task! Knowing that I will not always be able to make choices...

Faces of Prevention Pt. 3: Heather Buren

For years we at BCPP have been exploring the relationship between occupation and breast cancer and we remain focused on building a healthier workplace. Hear from our Face of Prevention Lieutenant Heather Buren, San Francisco Fire Dept., Board member of the United Fire...

Faces of Prevention Pt. 2: Erica Heywood

At BCPP, we work hard to get toxic chemicals out of your daily products. We publish science reports. We advocate for a healthier world. We pass laws to protect people. We also climb, trek, and hike. All for breast cancer prevention. And today, we’re putting the...

BCPP’s Faces of Prevention Pt. 1: Kimberly Comer Mulqueen

[TW: breast cancer]  Guest Post by BCPP Board Member Kimberly Comer Mulqueen  Imagine a world without breast cancer. One without the aftereffects of mastectomy, lumpectomy, chemo or radiation, or the loss of a loved one. By being an integral member of our BCPP family,...

Meet Amy Ana: Mother, wife, fisherwoman, breast cancer survivor

I’m writing today with the hope that you will join me in the critical movement to prevent breast cancer, which affects even young mothers like myself. It was Friday, March 13, 2020, when I got the call at work. I was just about to open the pharmacy for the day when I...

Climb Against the Odds 2021: Team 2, June 14-18

This inspirational team of 21 volunteer climbers from across the country, featuring 3 mother/son duos, climbed 14,175ft. Mt. Shasta to challenge the 1 in 8 odds of a woman’s breast cancer diagnosis. Many climbed in honor of their own or a loved one’s...

Climb Against the Odds 2020 Redux Team

Climb Against the Odds, our annual mountaineering expedition for breast cancer prevention, is back! Initially slated to climb Mount Shasta in June of 2020, this team of climbers showed extreme tenacity and flexibility. Faced with obstacles across the board, the CAO...

Letter from Bridget Vanoni, Climb Against the Odds Team 2021

Letter from Climber Bridget Vanoni, Climb Against the Odds Team 2021  On my fourth birthday, my mom was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer. She was just 36 years old. 10 years later, her cancer returned. This time the diagnosis was devastating – Stage 4...

BCPP’s Spring Gala March Forth: Moving Prevention Forward, Virtually

BCPP’s 2021 Spring Gala March Forth brought together the BCPP community in support of breast cancer prevention.  With your help, we surpassed our goal by raising $227,500 and reaching over 700 people from across the country on the night of the event!  After years of...

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