UBCF in the running to win a $1 million grant from Revlon to support women and men managing breast cancer
HUNTINGTON STATION, NY (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF), has joined the Revlon LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge, a fundraising competition created to help charities supporting women’s health raise as much money as possible for their cause. Over the course of the six-week challenge, women’s health organizations will compete to raise as much money as possible. The charity raising the most funds will then win a $1 million grant from Revlon. Second place wins $100,000, third place wins $75,000, fourth place wins $50,000 and fifth place wins $25,000. Weekly Bonus Challenges enable charities to win up to another $175,000. The challenge begins September 14 and concludes on October 26, at 1:59 p.m. EST.
UBCF is competing to win an award to support the organizations mission; to make a positive difference in the lives of those affected by breast cancer. UBCF offers programs to patients and family members as well as early detection services to women and men in need. UBCF is unique in the fact that much of the support offered is geared towards women and men managing breast cancer right now. Through the Individual Grant Program, UBCF offers customized financial support to ease the stress and strain that a breast cancer diagnosis can cause a patient and their family members. UBCF offers assistance with medical bills, treatments, holistic and complimentary care, medical insurance premiums, cost of living expenses (rent, utilities) prosthetic devised, transportation to and from treatment, as well as counseling and nutritional supplements. UBCF understands that children are impacted by breast cancer too – through the Child Sponsorship Program, UBCF offers healthy food, back to school items, counseling services and even holiday gifts.
UBCF Executive Director Stephanie Mastroianni says, “Revlon, a global company and leader in the beauty industry is providing women’s health organizations with an expansive platform to raise awareness for their causes. UBCF is honored to be a part of this great effort for the 2nd year in a row. UBCF believes beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, and forms. We encourage our community of woman and men to honor themselves and be courageous and confident. Revlon is a great partner in promoting and spreading that message. Thanks to each and every person who participates -together we ARE making a difference.”
The Revlon LOVE IS ON 2016 Million Dollar Challenge is being hosted on CrowdRise.com, the largest crowdfunding platform for good. CrowdRise Challenges are innovative fundraising competitions for charitable organizations. Designed to build capacity, create massive engagement, leverage the power of the crowd, these Challenges provide new, meaningful funding streams for organizations in every sector.
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UBCF is committed to offering breast health and wellness services focused on cancer prevention, screening, treatment and over-all wellness. UBCF’s mission, to make a positive difference in the lives of those affected by breast cancer, is carried out every day through seven life-supporting patient and family programs available to women, men and families nation-wide. UBCF never denies services to anyone regardless of age, race, gender, ethnicity, income or medical insurance coverage. If you are in need of breast health services, please visit UBCF at https://www.ubcf.org or call toll-free, 877-822-4287. Tax-deductible contributions may be made towards UBCF’s programs. UBCF accepts vehicle and property donations as well. Contributions may be mailed to UBCF, P.O. Box 2421, Huntington, NY 11743, or donate through the Combined Federal Campaign, #77934.