The Breast Cancer Site Gives $75,000 to Mayo Clinic

Seattle, WA, October 03, 2008 --( The Breast Cancer Site announced today that it began Breast Cancer Awareness month by giving $75,000 to the Mayo Clinic for research into a cure. For the second year in the row, The Breast Cancer Site Endowed Fund for Breast Cancer Research will underwrite the salary of a researcher at Mayo Clinic for an entire year.

Launched in October 2000, The Breast Cancer Site provides funding for the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s free mammogram program and for breast cancer research through three important channels: the company’s innovative “Click to Give” program, direct donations through such site programs as Gifts That Give More™, and contributions paid for by items sold through the Breast Cancer Site’s store.

The “Click to Give” program allows visitors to the Beast Cancer Site to provide funding for free mammograms for women in need by simply clicking on the pink button located at the top of the homepage ( Each “Click to Give” on the site’s homepage is paid for by advertisers and 100% of this ad revenue goes directly to support the work of the charities listed on the site.

In 2007, The Breast Cancer Site’s Click to Give program funded nearly 4,000 free mammograms for women in need. Purchases from The Breast Cancer Site store in 2007 funded an additional 3,349 mammograms. In total, working with its charity partner the National Breast Cancer Foundation, the site provided funding for more than 7,000 mammograms for low-income, uninsured, and working poor women throughout the United States and Puerto Rico last year.

In recent years, The Breast Cancer Site also has worked with organizations like the Mayo Clinic to fund research for a cure. The Breast Cancer Site Endowed Fund for Breast Cancer Research underwrites the salary of a breast cancer researcher at the Mayo Clinic. The 2008 recipient was Matthew P. Goetz, M.D., a breast cancer oncologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

For past eight years, The Breast Cancer Site,, has made every month “Breast Cancer Awareness” month. To learn more, visit The Breast Cancer Site is part of the GreaterGood Network of websites., an independent charitable organization devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, animals, and the planet, distributes 100% of the funds generated through the GreaterGood Network family of websites, including, to the nonprofit partners responsible for implementing the programs described on these sites, as well as providing grants directly to worthwhile organizations dedicated to the welfare of the global community. In FY08, and the GreaterGood Network/ gave approximately $3 million to charity.

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Rosemary Jones