Special Thanks: Fall 2018

We could not do this work without the support of so many members and volunteers.

  • Thank you to Alan Kleinschmidt and the San Francisco Choral Society for complimentary tickets for our staff, board & volunteers to their wonderful performances.
  • Thank you to Dr. Mary K. Bryson and Liz Margolies, LCSW speaking on our webinar “At Cancer’s Margins: Sexual and Gender Marginality in Cancer Health and Experiences of Care.”
  • Alice Price-Styles, Julie Morgan (and Danika), and Marie Bautista for their invaluable help with our year-end mailing
  • Thank you to Bunker and Survival Media Agency for taking the powerful photos we used in our year-end fundraising materials.
  • Thank you to Xiomara Blanco for volunteering her skills as a photographer and joining us at the Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice march to make sure we had beautiful and powerful photos of the day.
  • Thank you to everyone who made our 8th Annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink: Food For Thought fundraising dinner a huge success:

Our Emcee Shakirah Simley for guiding us through the event with warmth and a healthy dose of truth-telling.

Our chefs for donating such an delicious, plant-based 4-course meal: Michael Andreatta, Christina Morris, Trudy Schafer, Susanne Stampke, Eric Tucker, Sascha Weiss

Our extremely generous sponsors: Mechanic’s Bank, Anonymous, Neyhart, Anderson, Flynn and Grosboll, Ben & Katie Horne, Yamini & Tushar Ranchod, Nancy Painter, Judy Bloom, Ann & Larry Wheat, Carol Lourie, Katie Weitz

Our super volunteers without whom the event would not have happened: Megan Blattspieler, Barbara Carberry, Kristen Keller, Joey Richards, Sarah Tannehill, Carla West

Our talented pianist Ian Ratzer for entertaining us with his special brand of “cocktail pop.”

Ghirardelli Chocolates & Miyoko’s Kitchen for providing hors d’oeuvres and chocolates.

All of our Silent Auction donors whose generosity ensured our success:

20 Spot
American Conservatory Theater
Asian Art Museum
Bar Method
Beach Blanket Babylon
Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Berkeley Symphony
Blue Plate
Book Passage
Booksmith
Cal Shakes
California Canoe & Kayak
Centered Body Pilates
Chronicle Books
City Arts & Lectures
Cliff House
Cole Hardware
Commonwealth Club
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Core 40
Cowgirl Creamery
Crimson Horticultural Rarities
Dance Mission Theater
Edible Excursions
Esqueleto
Farm Fresh To You
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Freight & Salvage
Gallery of Jewels
International Orange
Jardiniere
Joshua Ets-Hokin, Photographer
Kabuki Springs & Spa
Laurie Pomeranz
Local Take
Locanda
Lucky Strike Bowling
Museum of Craft and Design
Oaktown Spice Shop
Omni Hotel
Pyrrha
Recchiuti Chocolate
San Francisco Bay Adventures
San Francisco Electric Tour Company
San Francisco Opera
San Francisco Symphony
SFJAZZ Center
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Shotgun Players
Skin Ritual
Soul Cycle
Virginia Price
Walt Disney Family Museum
Water Bar
Cioccolato

  • Thank you to our successful peer-to-peer, online fundraisers for raising $9.500 between August and October:

Fundraisers on our Don’t Pink For Me Platform:
Jorge Lamas in memory of those passed, those that are here as survivors & those whom we need
Katherine Volin in memory of Jackie
To Stop Pinkwashers in Their Tracks:
Julie Morgan
Lori Gibson
Linda Walker

Everyone who made a fundraiser on Facebook in honor of their birthdays: Happy birthday to you all! And a big thanks to all who gave to Breast Cancer Action through these fundraisers:
Melina Adler
Robbie Amburgey
Sharon E Barrett
Melissa Beltz-Harris
Beth Blevins
Dennis Cantieni Jr
Julianna Clark-Wronski
Denise Coleman
Anne Convery
Nisha Cuellar
Mila Fang
Robert Freeman
Nikki Harris
Jennifer Howarth
Gina Iezzi and Danielle Marie
Charlie Martinez
Lehua Mertens-Mingram
Elizabeth Berry Polash
Cathy Ritter
Donna Smith
Angela Snow
Nina Sorro
Edwin TradeMark Vaquilar
Anje Vela
Susan Ventura
Kristen Vinther Watson Vistalli
Bree Wilber

  • Thank you to the people around the country who held an in-person fundraiser for Breast Cancer Action during Pinktober:

Butler High School in Butler, New Jersey for their annual fundraising football game
Capital Tennis Association in Washington, DC
Women of Colorado for their Yoga Fundraiser in Denver, CO
Kathy Clancey and her water aerobics class in Aptos, CA
The Nook Bakery in Fairhaven, MA
Thank you to our Special Promotions

  • Thank you to Mahkana for our newest special promotion. Mahkana sells beaded bracelets with a set of color combinations that are exclusive to each nonprofit. The best part is 25% of net proceeds for each bracelet gets donated back to Breast Cancer Action! Click here to get yours today!
  • Thank you, always, to Lori Gibson and Pure Haven for their October promotion to benefit Breast Cancer Action.
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