mission of the breasties

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the mission of the breasties is to empower those affected by breast and reproductive cancers by igniting strength and positivity through connection, free retreats, wellness activities, events and an all-inclusive resourceful online community. the hope is to spread the message that whatever you are going through — you are not alone.
the breasties is unlike other organizations, as it is for everyone — survivors, previvors, warriors, thrivers, carevivors and supporters. this organization believes in the power of community, collaboration and inclusivity, because we truly are stronger together.

community milestones

when planning for the first retreat in the beginning of 2018, the founders could not have possibly imagined that a weekend getaway would turn into a movement. 

2018

the beginning

in january of 2018, the first retreat takes place in the pocono mountains. the cofounders are flooded with messages on social media asking when the next retreat will take place. the breasties incorporates as an official 501(c)3 in march of 2018 and plans 4 more retreats for the year. the first move mountains gala takes place in october. 

2019

more retreats and camp breastie 

from hiking mountains in california to white water rafting in north carolina, the breasties host another 5 retreats to empower hundreds of women. the first camp breastie takes place in the pocono mountains to bring together over 500 women for a weekend of bonding and activities. the second move mountains gala takes place in october. 

2020

launch of ambassador program and virtual support

the ambassador program officially kicks off with 46+ chapters in cities around the world. in march over 60 ambassadors attend the first ambassador retreat in dripping springs, texas. in mid-march, in-person support is put on hold in light of covid-19 but the community rallies together to bring support from afar. the first #campbreastieLIVE takes place in june with over 500 attendees. ambassadors work with the virtual breasties chapter to host dozens of virtual events each month. 

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what is a breastie?

breastie is a combination of the words best friend, and breast. it is a word that embraces the beauty of community, finding power in knowledge, and supporting those in your circle.
a breastie is ....
someone who is affected by cancer in any capacity.someone who knows someone affected by cancer.someone who feels empowered by their body.someone who wants to be proactive with their health and wellbeing.someone who wants the best for themselves and their body.someone who is driven to help others.

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the breasties is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting those affected by breast and reproductive cancers through community and friendship.