Posts with Tag: breast cancer benefit

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...

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...

BCPP’s Annual Partner Guide: Purchases Supporting Prevention

Purchases support our work in breast cancer prevention Did you know we only partner with socially responsible and like-minded companies? Yes, it’s true. You’ll never find our product guides full of junk. All of our incredible partners share BCPP’s...

We Did It!

Letter from BCPP President & CEO Amanda Heier Thank you for taking part in our 25th annual Peak Hike for Prevention! We loved seeing all 377 of our dedicated hikers from 39 states across the country come together in the name of prevention. Your participation...

Climb 2020 Postponed – See you in 2021!

Alpenglow on Mt. Shasta. Photo courtesy of Marie DeJournette By Marie DeJournette, BCPP Outdoor Events Manager What a wild roller coaster ride 2020 has been for the Climb Against the Odds. We started out like gangbusters, filling the team in record time and even...

It’s Breast Cancer PREVENTION Month

For us at BCPP, October’s Breast Cancer Awareness is our chance to shine extra light on prevention. Most people don’t realize that only around 10% of breast cancer cases can be attributed to genetics. What does that mean? It means that most incidences of...

Climb Against the Odds: Pushing Personal Limits on Mount Shasta

Guest Post by 2019 Climb Against the Odds climber, Katie Meyer I’m a glamper, not a camper, so when I signed up for this adventure, naturally I was a bit tense. Three days on Mt. Shasta, sleeping on the snow and having to carry everything that belonged to me, (and I...

Climb the Mountains

Guest Post by 2009 Climb Against the Odds climber and New England Peaks for Prevention event organizer, Deb Cole Originally published in Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine, Volume 13, Issue 4. The spring equinox represents new light and life, new beginnings, but in March...

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