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.

Aliza’s cancer was diagnosed through a free mammogram funded by Pink Aid.

Joan Lunden discusses the power of ultrasounds in her Pink Aid keynote.

A guest is moved by the journey of a survivor at a Pink Aid Luncheon.

Pink Aid allowed Christina to take time off from work for treatment.

Liz walks the runway seven years cancer free!

A free wig and fitting courtesy of a grant to CancerCare.

The Pink Purse helped with Stacy’s mortgage bill during her difficult treatment.

Helped save Karen’s home from foreclosure.

Maria’s utilities were paid during treatment.

Free screenings by Hartford Hospital mammo van, funded by Pink Aid.

A grant to Dolan Center provided early detection.

Board Member Deb Katz & daughter walk the Celebration of Life Fashion Show runway.

PINK PURSE STORIES

Pink Purse kept
my lights on.

—Joan M., Pink Purse Recipient

 

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CT Events

Pink Aid
10 Year Anniversary Gala

Save the Date: October 10, 2020, 6-7pm! More information coming soon!

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Pink Aid
7 Year Anniversary Gala

Save the Date: October 10, 2020, 6-7pm! More information coming soon!

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SERVICES

PINK AID'S
PINK PURSE

Pink Purse provides compassionate assistance to individuals
in need due to their breast cancer diagnosis.

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

PINK AID IS HERE TO HELP

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