What cancer awareness is pink? During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October and throughout the year—people wear pink ribbons to honor survivors, remember those lost to the disease, and to support the progress we are making together to defeat breast cancer.
Is the pink fund legitimate? Pink Fund Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 2009, and donations are tax-deductible.
How did pink become the color for breast cancer? The momentum around breast cancer awareness continued in the early 1990s, when Evelyn Lauder (of Estée Lauder) established the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and solidified the pink ribbon as a universal symbol for the disease. The rest, as they say, is (very pink, very sparkly) history.
How much does the CEO of BCRF make? BCRF reports “Bonus & incentive compensation” in the amount of $50,000 paid to Myra Biblowit, President & CEO; her reported total compensation in calendar year 2019 is $828,063 (IRS Form 990, Schedule J, Part II).