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kim and brynne rhodes stand under a lemon tree wearing pink

After a year that interrupted in-person events and fundraising across the country, Brynne Rhodes is ready for a big relaunch of her Pink Lemonade Stand Challenge (PLSC).

In 2019, Melanie Lynn Penn met Emily Garnett through the power of social media. They instantly connected—sharing the same sense of humor and a desire to further breast cancer research and activism.

A pink breast cancer ribbon on a mint green background

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity for thrivers and loved ones to celebrate friendship and family. It’s a month for promoting breast cancer awareness and the importance of early detection and prevention.

Photo of the 2020 Holiday House Hamptons' guest house living room designed by Jolie Korek & Company

For more than 10 years, Holiday House has been one of BCRF’s most celebrated and unique fundraisers.

A portrait of Brynne and her mom Kim hugging

For four summers in a row, 11-year-old Brynne Rhodes supported BCRF by putting a pink twist on the classic summer lemonade stand.

Al and Terry pose with their car and Al's bike before their 2020 ride

After his wife, Terry, finished treatment for breast cancer, Al Reszel wanted to find a way to give back. For a few years, the avid cyclist joined local breast cancer charity rides, but he found himself itching to do more—and raise money for research specifically.

Photographer Jennifer King takes photos in a canyon

About a decade ago, Jennifer King left the corporate world to strike out on her own as a nature and landscape photographer. Not long after, she got the devastating news that her then-40-year-old sister, Michelle, had stage II breast cancer.

Photo of Erica Harriton wearing a BCRF t-shirt during a run

Everything was going as planned when runner Erica Harriton was training for the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon, her first-ever race.

April (left) at her decked-out store wearing pink

For the tenth year in a row, April Barnes made her O’Fallon, Illinois-based store, Three Sisters Crafts, as pink as possible for a fundraising party that raised more than $3,500 for BCRF.

For the seventh year in a row, Ellen Holbrook and Lisa Felder are organizing Pinkathon San Francisco, a fundraising race benefitting BCRF that offers courses ranging in length from 5K to 50K.