The Chili Cook Off For A Cure, hosted by the West Chicago Professional Firefighters Association, is back! This amazing event has been in the runnings for the last 6 years and has raised over $50k for Keep A Breast!! Co-Founder, Theresa Buenrostro, tells us about why she started the cook off: On March 9th of… Read more »
Keep A Breast has partnered up with Ruthless Records to spread awareness on breast cancer prevention at the End Of Summer Sesh Hip-Hop Festival aka EOSS. Turn up at EOSS to hear a mix of iconic and new era hip-hop artists all under the sun, in a 3-part end of summer sesh. After purchasing your… Read more »
Pushing for Pink is an annual skateboarding DIY event that started in San Francisco in 2014 and has raised over $15,000 for Keep A Breast! “Over the past 2 years we’ve teamed up with DLX Dist. and The Keep A Breast Foundation to host a 3.5 mile skate through San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, as… Read more »
There’s been an ongoing conversation happening in the breast cancer community for a while. A conversation about whether or not checking yourself helps detect a cancer diagnosis or is even necessary for your own health. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force pretty much recommended “against teaching breast self-examination (BSE).” Crazy, right? Here at Keep A Breast, we strongly believe that knowing your body and your “normal” is essential to your health. It’s crucial to understand and be aware when something is wrong, even as a teen or young adult.