KEEPING THE LIGHTS ON
& FOOD ON THE TABLE
FOR FAMILIES BATTLING BREAST CANCER
Compassion until there’s a cure.
Breast cancer is debilitating. Physically. Emotionally. Financially. Pink Aid provides critical financial assistance and services to help families survive treatment with support and dignity.
PINK PURSE STORIES
Pink Purse kept
my lights on.
—Joan M., Pink Purse Recipient
2021 CT VIRTUOUS EVENT
Ticket holders tuned in to view Pink Aid's 20-minute Virtuous Message, and joined in sharing our vision to Turn 50 States Pink!
2021 LI luncheon & fashion show
Pink Aid Long Island came together to celebrate Pink A Cabana on October 21st .
Navigating A New World with Covid Livestream
With Dr. Brigid Killelea and Dr. Zane Saul.
BREAST CANCER CAN DESTROY A FAMILY FINANCIALLY
FACT: In 2020, approx. 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S.
FACT: 1 in 8 women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime
FACT: Programs that provide screening and diagnostic services at no cost to low-income women can mitigate the adverse effect of poverty on stage at which breast cancer is diagnosed and mortality rate
FACT: Each year, over 10 million families in the US will be unable to pay for basic needs because of medical expenses
FACT: 50% of bankruptcies are the results of illness or illness-related job loss
FACT: 78% of Americans live from paycheck to paycheck
FACT: 31% of American households are headed by women
FACT: African-American women are more likely to die of breast cancer, largely due to later diagnoses, lack of education and poverty