October 14, 2012
Gifts of Medicine and Food Fuel Growth but Draw Regulators’ Scrutiny
The Philanthropy 400
The Breast Cancer Society was created in 2007 to fill what it viewed as a gap in the work other charities were doing to help breast-cancer patients.
“While research and education are both vital,” its Web site says, breast-cancer victims “also require direct assistance today so they and their families can meet the challenges of this disease.”
The charity raised about $16.6-million from private sources in 2008.
Last year, that number shot up to