32 LONGISLANDPRESS.COM • OCTOBER 2020
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NAME CONTACT INFO UPCOMING FUNDRAISER EVENTS NOTES
Carol M. Baldwin
Annual Long Island Hospitality Ball
and the New York City Marathon have
been postponed and the rescheduled
dates have yet to be decided.
“The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund is committed
to battling breast cancer by supporting both new and established
researchers,” said the Carol M. Baldwin Foundation website.
2 Breast Cancer Help,
breastcancerhelpinc.org. No upcoming events are listed.
“Since its inception, Breast Cancer Help has taken a multlipronged
approach to combating breast cancer on Long Island,” said the
Breast Cancer Help Inc. website.
631-547-1518 or friends@
hbcac.org No upcoming events are listed.
HBCAC is a “not-for-profit grass-roots organization dedicated to
the ultimate eradication of breast cancer through education and
awareness,” said the HBCAC website. “Our mission is to focus on
prevention methods while actively helping those who are faced
with a positive diagnosis.”
4 A World of Pink
516-513-1275 or 631-364-
Upcoming fundraiser the AWOP
Fashion Show has been postponed
until further notice.
“A World of Pink is a health facility dedicated to providing
comprehensive aftercare and education for all women who have
chosen or due to health reasons undergo breast surgery,” said the
5 Islip Breast Cancer
631-968-7424 or info@
Spring Promise Butterflies at
Our Garden of Hope fundraiser.
Participants can purchase a butterfly
decoration for $20 in honor of a loved
“The Islip Breast Cancer Coalition is an independent, grass-roots,
not-for-profit organization of volunteers whose goal is to serve as
a community resource for the residents of the Township of Islip
confronted with breast cancer and other women’s cancers,” said
the Islip Breast Cancer Coalition website.
gmail.com or 516-627-2410
The MWCABC will be hosting its
annual Cash for a Cure Raffle from
October 1 through Dec. 12. There will
also be a virtual 5K walk/run on Oct. 4.
“MWCABC’s mission is to fund innovative research, increase
awareness through education, and provide support services to
those with breast cancer and related diseases,” said the MWCABC
West Islip Breast
for Long Island, Inc.
631-669-7770 or info@
WIBCC is hosting the Pink Flags
Celebration John’s Crazy Socks
Fundraiser, which will run through
Oct. 31. Ten percent of all sock sales
purchased with a special code, soon to be
announced, will be donated to WIBCC.
The West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition for Long Island, Inc.’s
“mission is to provide support services to women undergoing
treatment and requiring post-mastectomy care with our Lend
A Helping Hand program, and to actively promote cancer and
environmental awareness with education, advocacy, and outreach
throughout the community,” said the WIBCC website.
8 Babylon Breast Cancer
631-893-4110 or info@
The annual BBCC Deer Park Tanger
Fit 5K Run/Walk takes place virtually
from Oct. 11 - Oct. 18.
“The Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition (BBCC) is a nonprofit
volunteer organization dedicated to various breast and
gynecological cancer concerns,” said the BBCC website. “Founded
in 1993, the BBCC continues to be a grass-roots organization,
providing an array of patient support services, education and
Great Neck Breast
The GNCC will be hosting Breast
Cancer Awareness, Risk Reduction,
and Community Resources Event on
“Since 1992, the Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition has been
dedicated to the battle against breast cancer through education and
advocacy of breast cancer research,” said the Great Neck Breast
Cancer Coalition website. “Along with the battle against breast
cancer through outreach, activism and research, we offer support
for women and men who are newly diagnosed.”
Shore Breast Cancer
Spanish: 631-951-6908 or
No upcoming events are listed.
“BBSBCC is dedicated to maintaining breast health using a grassroots
approach to raise individual and community awareness and
positive action,” said the BBSBCC website.
11 Long Beach Breast
Cancer Coalition 516-943-3404
On Oct. 3 this organization will be
hosting the Lord & Taylor Cancer
Charity Day and on Oct. 24 they will be
hosting “Top CutsCut-A-Thon– Beauty
for a Cure.”
“Our mission is to promote awareness through education and
community outreach; advocacy to increase funding for research
into the causes of breast cancer, and for improved methods of
detection and treatment; and assistance in securing access to
screening, diagnosis, and treatment,” said the Long Beach Breast
Cancer Coalition website.
The Coalition for
at Stony Brook
631-726-8715 or sroden@
Currently, no upcoming events are
The volunteer-driven group “has come together to create and
sustain a supportive network for women affected by breast,
ovarian, and uterine cancers,” said the organization’s website. “The
organization focuses on early detection and empowerment to bring
about better health care and improved quality of life.”
13 North Fork Breast
The North Fork Breast Health
Coalition’s next upcoming event is the
Riverhead Tanger Fit Virtual 5K that
will be held Oct. 11 - Oct. 18.
“The North Fork Breast Health Coalition is working to encourage
and assist in the prevention, early intervention, and cure of breast
cancer through advocacy, awareness, networking, and research,”
said the North Fork Breast Health Coalition website.
-Compiled by Marisa Valentino
LI’S BREAST CANCER NONPROFITS