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Sponsors and Funding Agencies

The following families and organizations generously sponsor our program. We are grateful for their unwavering support and dedication to young survivors. Please join us in acknowledging their enthusiasm and kindness.


Sponsors and Private Donations

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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Celebrate Fitness
Celebrate Fitness is a 90-minute fitness workshop held on the Washington University campus. Proceeds support our ongoing efforts to improve medical outcomes for young women with breast cancer. This event is held annually in March. Visit www.celebrate-events.org for more information.

Celebrate Spot: A Walk for Dogs and Their People
Celebrate Spot is a one-mile fun walk or a 5K walk in beautiful Forest Park. Proceeds benefit the Young Women's Breast Cancer Program (YWBCP). The event is held in October each year. Visit www.celebrate-events.org for more information.

Celebrate Tennis
Celebrate Tennis is a 50-person round-robin tournament held at the Chesterfield Athletic Club. Proceeds benefit the YWBCP. The 2012 event will be held on Oct. 17. Visit www.celebrate-events.org for more information.

Employees Community Fund, Boeing Company of St. Louis
The Employees Community Fund of the Boeing Company is a unique employee-owned and -directed giving program that allows employees to support the needs of their local communities via tax-deductible recurring payroll deductions or one-time gifts.

Philip Johnson Salon and Spa 
Each year the Philip Johnson Salon hosts the annual Pink Party, a hair and fashion show highlighting seven talented stylists from the salon in conjunction with local clothing boutiques and fashion design schools. The event benefits the YWBCP.

St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer
The St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer is a nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is raising funds for cancer research, prevention and care. Funds are channeled through various organizations and earmarked for specific programs in the St. Louis community. 

 

Funding Agencies

Avon Foundation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded funding to seven organizations, including the YWBCP, to develop support, education and awareness programs for young breast cancer survivors.

National Cancer Institute

In 2011, the NCI awarded a 3-year grant for our Young Women’s Breast Cancer Research Program.