Living Beyond Breast Cancer Reach & Raise

Yoga for a Reason

When you support Reach & Raise, you’re helping Living Beyond Breast Cancer ensure that anyone diagnosed with breast cancer has access to trusted information and community of support. No one should face breast cancer alone. Everyone should have reliable information to make the best decisions for themselves.
 
About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2021, an estimated 281,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 49,290 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer*. With your support, Living Beyond Breast Cancer will be there to help them.

Knowing more
Living Beyond Breast Cancer offers trusted clinical perspectives and personal ones that span from diagnosis and treatment options to living your best everyday life. All of our content is reviewed by medical experts and our community of peers openly share their personal experiences to help others navigate their own with confidence.

A community that empathizes
Good days, hard days, day by day. Living Beyond Breast Cancer understands that connecting with people who are living your truth can make the toughest days a little easier. Through events, conferences, stories, yoga practices, a Helpline and more we foster connections to help share insights, understanding and belonging.

Funds raised from Reach & Raise support:
  • Trusted information on the latest in medical updates, practical tips for living with breast cancer, and resources on self-care including nutrition, exercise, and meditation to over 600,000 people each year 

  • Peer support and fellowship to nearly 750 people on our Breast Cancer Helpline and 3,500 in our closed Facebook groups 

  • Financial assistance grants for those in treatment and facing financial difficulty for basic needs such as rent and utilities. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have awarded nearly $400,000 in grants.
What's your reason?
We each have our own reason for participating in Reach & Raise - supporting a friend or family member with breast cancer, honoring your own personal experience with breast cancer, giving back to Living Beyond Breast Cancer, participating in an inspiring community event and so much more. Here are a few of our favorite stories. Share your reason.
 
Dorel_RR 2021Why I Reach & Raise: Dorel Shanon
Dorel Shanon has been participating in Reach & Raise for 20 years. She reflects on what the event has meant to her and her daughter and how it gave her "a deep sense of peace, connection, well-being and hope." Read her story.





 
Chan_2021 ReasonWhy I Reach & Raise: Charmaine Chan
Charmaine Chan, DO, is a family doctor at Nazareth Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 40. She has been participating in Reach & Raise since 2013. Read her story.





Korey_RR 2021_ReasonWhy I Reach & Raise: Patricia Korey

Patricia Korey, 55 was diagnosed with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer in 2017. She was introduced to Living Beyond Breast Cancer by a friend and and attended our Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer in 2018 and 2019. She participated in her first Reach & Raise in 2018. Read her story.




 

What is your reason?

 

*American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts and Figures, 2021