What is Barbells for Boobs?
Barbells for Boobs® is a 501(c)3 nonprofit breast cancer organization dedicated to the early detection of breast cancer, with an emphasis on women under the age of 40 and men. We believe that everyone has a RIGHT to know if they are living with breast cancer.
Are you a non-profit?
Yes, we are a 501(c)3 non-profit breast cancer organization. Our Tax ID is 27-2027629.
Do you provide treatment for breast cancer?
We are neither a treatment provider nor a medical provider of any kind. Should a patient receive a malignant diagnosis through our funding, our grantees will ensure they are navigated to an appropriate treatment support program, although our funding does not cover the costs of treatment. Any issues pertaining to treatment should be reviewed and discussed with the patient’s physician. If someone is in need of treatment support, we are happy to share any information on resources we trust that might be able to provide assistance.
I need a screening/diagnostic service, but I don’t know where to start…can you help me?
Barbells for Boobs is committed to being a proactive voice in early detection and provider of resources to those that typically would not have access to screening and diagnostic procedures. If you’re looking to find a breast health service and perhaps don’t know where to begin, how to find a local resource, or if there is funding through our grant program in your community to support you, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Use the Get Screened Form on our website and our team will assist you with providing information on resources in your area.
Can we choose our own charity to donate to?
No. All funds collected from Barbells for Boobs events will contribute to support our nationwide grant program. Please refer to our terms and conditions for more information.
How many people have you helped so far?
Not all of our work can be measured, but the Impact from our Grant Program can. To date, we have provided 38,517 procedures, served 20,530 individuals and detected 271 cases of breast cancer.
I own/work for a business/product that would love to collaborate with Barbells for Boobs...how can I do this?
We love all of the great ideas to support our organization and are grateful to collaborate with many companies to raise additional funds. Please reach out to us directly here with your inquiry and we will be happy to respond with the appropriate process and guidelines for your request!
How can I get involved?
Please click here to get started! You can begin by first creating your own fundraising page. Then build or join a team. You can invites others to join your team as well. Finally spread the word about your fundraising efforts to anyone interested in donation to support our cause and in turn you earn sweet sweet rewards. It’s that simple!
Do we have to be a CrossFit Affiliate to host a Barbells for Boobs event?
Anyone can host or participate in a Barbells for Boobs event! But if you plan to do a CrossFit workout as your fundraising activity, you do need to be a licensed CrossFit Affiliate. But the options are endless, so let us know if you need any help with ideas on what type of event to host. Give us a call or drop us a note, we’ll put our heads together.
Is there a specific date to host a Barbells for Boobs event?
We realize October is quite a popular month to host an event in support of breast cancer. But as far as we’re concerned, you’re welcome to host an event any day of the year, since we provide support for the detection of breast cancer all year round!
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How much is the participation fee?
There is no participation fee to create a Barbells for Boobs fundraiser or to participate in any Barbells for Boobs fundraising event.
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