Acknowledged Contributors

Acknowledged Contributors

For over 20 years, MBCC has taken action towards prevention. We greatly appreciate the on-going support we receive from our members and hope that we continue to provide you with the actions and resources you need to help in our collective effort to prevent breast cancer before it starts. A sincere thank you to our generous contributors!  Below is a list of fundraisers that were held to support the work of MBCC.


Initiated by, Ricardo Trading LLC chose MBCC as beneficiary for funds raised through the sale of specific items featured on during the month of October. Ricardo Trading contributed $496.85 to MBCC.  We thank Ricardo Trading, as well as the customers who beautified their homes by purchasing these products.

MBCC would like to thank the brave men and women of Massachusetts Call/Volunteer Firefighters’ Association for the generous donation of $150 which was raised through the sale of T-shirts.  We are honored to be the recipient of this donation.

Thank you once again to our friends at East Coast Haunt Club.  Team Halloween held its annual New England Haunter’s Gathering silent auction on August 8 and raised $1,000 for MBCC.  MBCC is extremely honored to been chosen as Team Halloween’s beneficiary of this event since 2008. We are truly grateful for their spirit of giving.

The Shoppes at Bellingham hosted their 1st Annual Frost Yourself With Kindness event on Mother’s Day weekend, May 8-10. WS Development and the town of Bellingham came together to hold this fun event to benefit MBCC. We are truly thankful for the $2,309.72 raised by this fun(d)raiser through cupcake decorating, raffles, fashion show, and more!

Our sincere thanks go out to our friends at The Thoreau Club in Concord, MA.  On April 6, 2015, the members and tennis staff of The Thoreau Club donated  their time, talent and energy to benefit MBCC through the annual Pro-Am Tennis Tournament led by Tennis Director, Rick Sharton. This year’s event raised $1,375 for MBCC. Over the past 16 years, they have raised over 40K !

On March 15 , 2015, Beyond Beauty located in Hyannis held a Hair & Spa-a-thon to benefit MBCC. This day of beauty and fundraising promoted by The Beyond Beauties donating their time raised $686. This fabulous team is an invaluable participant in Against the Tide and this fundraiser culminates in Beyond Beauty’s participation on August 15 at DCR’s Nickerson State Park.

Judy Lochner of The Soap Pedlar has partnered with MBCC’s advocacy, education and outreach efforts to prevent breast cancer. Judy is designating a percentage of her soap sales to MBCC. As of September, 2015, Judy has raised $195.00 for MBCC. Stay tuned as Judy attends craft fairs and raises more for breast cancer prevention.


Reading Co-operative Bank dedicates one Friday a month to have a dress down day for employees. MBCC was chosen as the recipient for last month’s tribute. December 3 MBCC received $380 from this successful program. Thank you everyone for dressing casually for MBCC!

Thank you to our long-time friends,  Women of the Moose,  who raised $3,860 from their annual ‘Clink for Pink’ horseshoe tournament. Through the sale of products and baked goods, they proved once again their commitment and dedication to MBCC. Thank you again for the 7th year of proceeds from this great fun-raiser!

Thank you once again to Steven Viner who continues to support MBCC with proceeds from the sale of his book, The Never-Never Door. Steve has raised $540 to date. 

We would like to thank The Thoreau Club for once again reaching out to support MBCC. $1,100 was sent to MBCC from the 16th annual tennis tournaments held on April 7 and April 14. The tennis staff generously donate their time and the club generously donates the courts to provide a fantastic fun(d)raiser for their members.

Get in Shape for Women  in Newton Centre, MA collected money from their members. On August 12,  MBCC received  the contribution of $300.00 raised through the generosity of these women. Thank you to all!

Thank you to Jennifer Silva for holding a dress down day for the staff of Cohannet Academy. This fundraiser was her personal tribute to the many great people suffering with cancer as a way to let them know they are not alone. MBCC thanks everyone involved in this special fundraiser which raised $235.61.

The New England Haunter’s Gathering  held it’s Eighth Annual silent auction for Team Halloween and once again honored MBCC with the $1,312 raised from this Spooktacular fundraiser.  Thank you to our long-time friends.

On September 5, 2014 Anne Marie Federico held a birthday fundraiser “Alive 45 Party”  This birthday celebration of Anne Marie was  a victory of  her breast cancer.  Ann Marie  wanted to help others that have been diagnosed. This amazing woman raised $3,910 for MBCC. As Anne Marie says ‘Find it, fight it and beat it and cancer can be history’.  MBCC thanks you and your family and friends!

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s employees donated in exchange for the option to wear jeans in the workplace. On October 10 & 11, these generous employees raised $320.00 to benefit MBCC. Thank you all!

During the month of October, residents of Genesis HealthCare Hathorne Hill in Danvers, MA sold their handmade items at their facility. These gifts made with love raised $103.00 to benefit MBCC. Thank you to everyone at Hathorne Hill.

Judy Lochner of The Soap Pedlar has partnered with MBCC’s advocacy, education and outreach efforts to prevent breast cancer. Judy is designating a percentage of her soap sales to MBCC. As of December, Judy has raised $89.50 for MBCC. Stay tuned as Judy attends holiday fairs and raises more for breast cancer prevention.

Once again this year the employees of Salus Capital Partners held their annual ‘Pink Fridays’ during the month of October, raising $868 and Salus Capital Partners generously matched the total raised. $1,736 has been received by MBCC from this generous company. Thank you all!

David Ellis School in Boston joined Massachusetts and the rest of the world in the fight against breast cancer. They spearheaded a breast cancer awareness program, engaging the entire Ellis community-principal, faculty staff, students and family members. Although the school’s breast cancer initiative was about fundraising for a good cause, it was also about building awareness around compassion and responsible citizenship.  On October 31, 2014, at the schools monthly assembly, the Ellis School family learned that  $469.00 had been raised to help fight breast cancer.  Margo Simon Golden, President of MBCC Board of Directors,  gratefully accepted this donation on behalf of MBCC.