List: Top Breast Cancer Awareness & Prevention Organizations

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month starts in just a few days, so it’s a great time to think about your charitable donations for the year. The fight against breast cancer depends on donations, but with so many Pink Ribbon organizations out there, it’s hard to know where your money will do the most good. Check out Monday’s list the worst breast cancer charities to find our where NOT to donate. Today we’ll take a look at the best organizations. We used Charity Navigator to put together our list. Our number one consideration was how these organizations spend their money. We know you don’t want to donate to a group that spends more on fundraising and advertising than they do on breast cancer programs. We also factored in transparency and accountability. Lastly, we focused on national organizations, though there a several fantastic groups fighting breast cancer on the local level.

Top Breast Cancer Organizations

Donate to the most efficient breast cancer organization

Living Beyond Breast Cancer

LBBC spends the overwhelming majority of its resources helping women, not staging splashy fundraisers. That’s why chose the organization for the Pink Ribbon Merchandise Giveaway. 89% of charitable donations to LBBC go directly to funding their great programs. LBBC provides information and support to women affected by breast cancer at every stage of treatment, from diagnosis to recovery. They also help medical professionals better understand the needs of women with breast cancer.

Young Survival Coalition Logo

Young Survival Coalition

YSC was founded to address issues unique to young women affected by breast cancer. The organization supports research and advocacy that prolongs and improves the quality of life of women under 40. YSC devotes more than 80% of their resources on their breast cancer programs, so you can feel good about giving them your money.

National Breast Cancer Coalition

National Breast Cancer Coalition

NBCC spends a whopping 86% of the funds in takes in on research, legislative advocacy & providing access to medical treatment. You can be confident that your donation will be well spent.

Should you donate to Susan G. Komen for the Cure?

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

The largest breast cancer organization is also one of the most effective and efficient. Susan G. Komen for the Cure has grown to become the largest source of non-profit dollars in the fight against breast cancer. The organization has raised nearly $2 billion since its 1982 inception. They took in just under $240 million in  2010 alone. And they put that money to good use — more than 80% of donations go to funding breast cancer programs, supporting everything from cutting-edge research to community clinics.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a great time to support any of these causes. You can also pick up Pink Ribbon merchandise at A portion of each sale goes to realiable, effective breast cancer organizations.

2 comments on “List: Top Breast Cancer Awareness & Prevention Organizations

  • I am 58 years old. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2014, had a lumpectomy in December, started chemotherapy in February and radiation in July. I am now cancer-free, feeling great and ready to help stop this terrible disease!! What can I do?

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