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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.

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Marlene and Alan Comella were looking at pink flowers when an idea blossomed.

When Joanna Sawyer’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer nearly six years ago, her family was relieved the disease was caught in its early stages. Her mother, Rose Ann who had just celebrated her 60th birthday underwent surgery and was in remission for five years.

For the third time in three years, Al Reszel cycled thousands of miles to support breast cancer research. This time, his efforts took him across the country – from Los Angeles to BCRF’s office in New York City.

Kim and Brynne (2)

For the third summer in a row, 9-year-old Brynne Rhodes will break out her pitcher and pink lemonade to raise funds for BCRF.

For former competitive, Olympic-level vaulter Amy Linnen, sports have always been a part of her DNA. Having begun gymnastics at the age of four, Amy’s parents always supported and fostered her aptitude for athletics.

Joey Friedman has only one memory of his mother. She passed away from breast cancer when he was just four years old. Since then, the 29-year-old Virginia native has watched other family members receive cancer diagnoses.

After her friend was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago, Christine Winston remembered feeling helpless. As she watched her friend go through surgery, treatment, and eventually enter remission, she felt inspired to help others facing a cancer diagnosis.

Every year, Play for P.I.N.K. (PFP) empowers grassroots fundraisers to make an incredible impact on breast cancer research.