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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October, Americans have an exciting development to celebrate during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Forward-thinking breast cancer charities are shifting their focus from animal research to innovative, human-centered research. If you are looking for a breast cancer charity to support, try one of these that provide vital services and care to patients and advance breast cancer research without the use of animals:

American Breast Cancer Foundation
1220B E. Joppa Road, Ste. 332
Baltimore, MD 21286
Phone: 410-825-9388
E-mail: contact@abcf.org
Web: www.abcf.org

Army of Women (Love/Avon Army of Women )
2811 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 500
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Phone: 866-569-0388
E-mail: info@armyofwomen.org
Web: www.armyofwomen.org

Avon Breast Cancer Crusade
Avon Products Foundation Inc.
1345 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10105
Phone: 877-WALKAVON
Web: www.avoncrusade.com

Breast Cancer Action
55 New Montgomery St., Ste. 323
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 877-278-6722
Fax: 415-243-3996
E-mail: info@bcaction.org
Web: www.bcaction.org

Breast Cancer Connections
390 Cambridge Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 650-326-6299
Fax: 650-326-6673
E-mail: info@bcconnections.org
Web: www.bcconnections.org

Breast Cancer Emergency Fund
965 Mission St., Ste. 630
San Francisco, CA 94109-5400
Phone: 415-346-8223
Fax: 415-558-6990
E-mail: mikesmith@bcef-sf.org
Web: www.breastcanceremergencyfund.org

Breast Cancer Fund
1388 Sutter St., Ste. 400
San Francisco, CA 94109-5400
Phone: 415-346-8223
E-mail: jrizzo@breastcancerfund.org
Web: www.breastcancerfund.org

Breast Cancer Network of Strength
212 W. Van Buren, Ste. 1000
Chicago, IL 60607-3903
Phone: 312-986-8338
Fax: 312-294-8597
Web: www.networkofstrength.org/

Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas (BCRC)
900 E. 30th St., Ste. 108
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512-544-0900
Fax: 512-544-0908
E-mail: mail@bcrc.org
Web: www.bcrc.org/

BreastCancer.org
Seven E. Lancaster Ave., 3rd Floor
Ardmore, PA 19003
Phone: 610-642-6550
Web: www.breastcancer.org/

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
875 Via De La Paz, Ste. C
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Phone: 310-230-1712
Web: www.dslrf.org

Keep A Breast Foundation
530 South Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
E-mail: info@keep-a-breast.org
Web: www.keep-a-breast.org

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
354 W Lancaster Ave., Ste. 224
Haverford, PA 19041
Phone: 484-708-1550, 610.645.4567
Fax: 610-645-4573
E-mail: mail@lbbc.org
Web: www.lbbc.org

Pink Ribbon Girls
PO Box 33011
Cincinnati, OH 45233
Phone: 513-207-7975
E-mail: tracie@pinkribbongirls.org
Web: www.pinkribbongirls.org

The Rose
12700 N. Featherwood, Ste. 260
Houston, TX 77034
Phone: 281-464-5124, 281-484-5626
Fax: 281-484-5626
E-mail: therose@the-rose.org
Web: www.the-rose.org

Sisters Network Inc.
2922 Rosedale St.
Houston, TX 77004
Phone: 713-781-0255
Fax: 713-780-8998
E-mail: infonet@sistersnetworkinc.org
Web: www.sistersnetworkinc.org

Syrentha Savio Endowment
P.O. Box 245
Kensington, MD 20895
E-mail: info@syrentha.org
Web: www.syrentha.org

Young Survival Coalition
61 Broadway, Ste. 2235
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 877-972-1011
Fax: 646-257-3030
E-mail: info@youngsurvival.org
Web: www.youngsurvival.org

Young Women's Breast Cancer Foundation
Phone: 412-490-9808
E-mail: jennifer@breastcancerbenefit.org
Web: www.youngwomensbreastcancerfoundation.com

When charities like this make the commitment to support innovative nonanimal alternatives like in vitro, epidemiological, or clinical research, they channel resources into the most effective ways to find treatments for human health problems.

To find out about other charities the Humane Charity Seal of Approval recommends, please search our rapidly expanding list of organizations.

 

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