YOU CAN HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Each year, volunteers at the Breast Cancer Education Association help hundreds of people in our community who are affected by breast cancer. Your support helps us reach people with the information and support they need to make informed decisions. Whether it is through screening events in the neighborhoods of at-risk populations, or through free educational webinars, or at an inspiring conference featuring expert speakers, we are committed to empowering people with the information and tools they need to navigate through breast cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.
Download our Impact Statement to see how your donations make a difference in our community.
There are several ways you can support the Breast Cancer Education Association:
There are 3 ways you can donate to BCEA.
- Make a secure, online donation
- Call 651-487-3578 to make a donation
- Mail your donation to BCEA. (Please include the Donation Form with your contribution.)
Thousands of companies, small and large, have matching gift programs which double or even triple the tax-deductible contributions made by active and retired employees. Check with your Human Resources department to see if your employer matches donations.
Workplace giving and United Way
If you participate in your employer’s workplace giving campaign or the United Way, consider designating your contributions to BCEA. Workplace giving is an easy, convenient way to show your support for BCEA and its mission.
In Memory / Honor of
Your donations can be made in honor or in memory of someone. BCEA will send a personalized card notifying the honoree or a member of the honoree's family of your gift.
Honor a family member, friend, caregiver or someone else with a gift to the Breast Cancer Education Association. Honoree names (along with a photo and personal story, if desired) will be prominently displayed on our website and at future events. BCEA will send a personalized card to notify the honoree, or a member of the honoree’s family, of your gift. Go to our Honor Wall page for more information.
Gifts of Stock
Giving shares of a publicly traded stock that has increased in value may provide greater tax benefits than donating cash. For more information, speak with your financial advisor or broker, who can assist you in making a gift of stock via a direct transfer. Please call BCEA at 651-487-3578 for assistance.
Silent Auction / Drawing Donation
If you would like to donate an item for a BCEA fund-raising event, please contact Ann Kvaal at 651-487-3578. Please complete the In-Kind Donation Form to send with your item.
The BCEA welcomes contributions of all kinds. If you or your company would like to make an in-kind contribution, please complete an In-Kind Donation Form.
Please call BCEA at 651-487-3578 for further assistance.
The Breast Cancer Education Association is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.
Federal Tax ID 03-0510381. State Tax ID 6438082
The Minnesota Charities Review Council standards require charities to spend at least 70% of all contributions on their stated causes. More than 90% of all donations to BCEA go toward providing breast cancer education and support.