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Breast Cancer Foundation


A BBB Accredited Charity since 09/26/2005.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Breast Cancer Foundation
Phone: (937) 674-3450
Fax: (937) 276-8008
Address: 2591 Miamisburg Centerville Rd
Dayton, OH 45459
Website: www.breastcancerfdn.org
Report Expiration Date: December 1, 2015
Original Business Start Date: January 1995
Local Start Date: October 2003
Principal: Mr. James Hamilton, Treasurer/Chariman
Customer Contact: Mr. James Hamilton, Treasurer/Chariman
Employees:
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

According to the organization, "The Breast Cancer Foundation works to guide individuals in understanding and using health care services in the fight against breast cancer, to develop and promote information and services related to healthy lifestyles and preventive medicine and to promote quality professional imaging services for use in the detection and treatment of breast cancer."


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


BBB Charity Seal Participation

Charities that meet the Standards for Charity Accountability are eligible to participate in BBB Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seal program. The seal, which can be displayed on the charity's web site and in printed materials, helps inform the public that the charity meets these standards. This organization participates in this program.


Programs

Breast Cancer Foundation provides low cost or no cost mammograms to underserved women in the community in conjunction with the Montgomery County Combined Health District; a two-day annual seminar dedicated to mammography technologists providing training and education; and a support group for African American breast cancer survivors in conjunction with the Montgomery County Combined Health District.

Total Program Expenses:$16,732

Governance

Chair of the Board:James Hamilton, Chairman
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Medical Imaging Physicians, Inc.
Board Size:8

Fund Raising

Breast Cancer Foundation raises funds through direct mail, grants and special events such as "Bowl Over Cancer."


Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


Financial

According to Breast Cancer Foundation's internal financial report for the year ended December 31, 2012:

Income
 Support and revenue$23,735
 Total Income:$23,735
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$16,732 81.23%70.50%
 Fund Raising:$2,070 10.05%8.72%
 Administrative:$1,797 8.72%7.57%
 Total Expenses:$20,599
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$3,136
Ending Net Assets:$112,676

Notes and Comments

The BBB's Charitable Advisory Service reports on local charities and determines if they meet the voluntary BBB Standards for Charity Accountability addressing governance and oversight, measuring effectiveness, finances, fund raising and informational materials.


Additional Contact Information

Additional Addresses
PO Box 751982
Dayton, OH  45475

Additional Phone Numbers
Tel: (937) 433-7622


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Report as of August 29, 2014 03:58
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