Beats for Boobs, the all-volunteer San Francisco based organization that grants financial support to local breast cancer nonprofits, celebrates their 10th anniversary with an unforgettable night of fashion, music and live performances on Saturday, January 25 from 7pm – 2am at Mezzanine, 444 Jessie Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. For the past ten years, Beats for Boobs has combined art, fashion, food, music, and education to inspire the community to take action, volunteer, and to donate.
The evening starts with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment by Aerial artist Chloe Marvel Light Axelrod presented by TrapezeWorld, laser light performances and live art. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in a raffle for a chance to win fabulous prizes including gift certificates to local eateries, premium wines and weekend getaways.
The highlight of the event is an over the top fashion show featuring models wearing the latest fashions by local Bay Area designers including GB Shrive Designs, Warrior Within, Milena, Silver Lucy, SuperSugarRayRay, and Wabi Sabi Couture. The evening will include dancing to sizzling Bay Area DJ’s (and some surprise guests) who will be spinning all night long.
The boobie educators and Beats for Boobs’ beneficiaries will be on hand to share information on prevention and support services. Proceeds from Beats for Boobs will go to Breast Cancer Emergency Fund, Breast Cancer Fund, Shanti’s Margot Murphy Breast Cancer Program, and Women’s Cancer Resource Center.
About Beast for Boobs:
Beats for Boobs is a volunteer organization that grants financial support to local breast cancer organizations that offer direct services to survivors and people battling breast cancer and organizations that promote prevention. Beats for Boobs inspires greater awareness, greater activism and increased donations for the breast cancer community through our creative and collaborative signature event where we remember and celebrate life. For the past 10 years, Beats for Boobs has united the community to support local breast cancer organizations through art, fashion, food, music and education. http://www.beatsforboobs.org
About the Beneficiaries:
BREAST CANCER EMERGENCY FUND
Breast Cancer Emergency Fund responds quickly and compassionately to provide emergency financial assistance to low-income women and men of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties who are in active treatment for breast cancer, in order to cover basic human needs, lessen financial burdens, and improve quality of life. http://www.bcef.org
BREAST CANCER FUND
The Breast Cancer Fund works to prevent breast cancer by eliminating our exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation linked to the disease. Drawing together the scientific evidence linking breast cancer to chemical and radiation exposure, the Breast Cancer Fund translates this science into action that gives people practical tools to reduce their risk, and empowers them to raise their voices to create change so that our daughters, granddaughters and planet can thrive. http://www.breastcancerfund.org
SHANTI’S MARGOT MURPHY BREAST CANCER PROGRAM
Shanti Breast Cancer Program is one of San Francisco's most highly regarded breast cancer support programs offering free one-on-one Care Navigation services, in-home peer support, advocacy, translation and transportation assistance and health education in Spanish, Cantonese and English. For the over 450 individuals served annually, the majority are low income and underserved women, and their services ensure that they can access medical care, complete treatment regimens and enjoy an improved quality of life with better health outcomes. http://www.shanti.org/pages/about-breast-cancer-program.html
WOMEN’S CANCER RESOURCE CENTER
WCRC provides an array of services designed to help clients cope with the physical and emotional changes caused by treatment, the disease, and the challenges of caring for someone with cancer. Core programs include: information and referral to community resources, support groups, in-home support, psychotherapy, emergency financial support, wellness workshops, and cancer navigation to ensure appropriate care and treatment. http://www.wcrc.org
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