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|Breast Cancer Recovery Committees|
Each committee meets once a month in person, with phone option available for all meetings. The average length of each meeting is 30 – 60 minutes.
Interested in joining a committee? We welcome volunteers, email Executive Director today.
Development & Outreach (Fundraising)
The Development & Outreach Committee explores and pursues sources of funds to be used to develop or expand the activities related to BCR’s purpose. It also identifies organizations and individuals that are donor prospects, leads efforts to secure funding by making appeals to prospective donors, and works with the Sharing the Knowledge and Annual Party Committees to coordinate revenue through the annual budget. It also annually proposes a budget to meet committee expenses:
Marketing & Outreach
Retreat/Program/Alumni Relations Committee:
Breast Cancer Recovery retreats, Infinite Boundaries, are based on the belief that the journey to recovery and healing involves the whole woman, mind and body. Retreats are designed to help women find inner strength and experience the hope needed to live each day beyond the boundaries of breast cancer. The committee goals are for survivors to have the opportunity to discuss the latest issues surrounding their breast cancer, gather information, experience and enjoy the company of new-found “sisters” in healing environments. The committee works toward:
Annual Party Committee:
The Party Committee plans and manages the annual fundraising event. It annually proposes a budget to meet committee activity expenses. This committee arranges the speaker and/or entertainment for the event, and coordinates all logistics. Committee members will coordinate logistics for potential IBR Alumni, honorees, and award recipients determining attendance, and ensuring their participation on the day of the event. The committee is the lead for seeking donated auction items and coordinating the on-site auction of the donated items the night of the party. This committee works with the Development and Outreach committee to coordinate the marketing, advertising, public relations, and website promotion of the party. Event Details include:
Sharing the Knowledge Committee:
The purpose of this program is to provide breast cancer survivors, spouses, family, friends, health care professionals and students with the latest advancements in the medical care for breast cancer. In addition, the series provides information, techniques, and tools for the emotional health and well-being of breast cancer survivors.