SHORT HILLS, NJ – The Cure Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) is teaming up with Bloomingdale’s in the Mall at Short Hills in Short Hills, NJ for a weekend of shopping that will benefit breast cancer research efforts.
The three-day event will be centered around a special panel discussion and presentation of contemporary designers from the nationally recognized retailer on Saturday, June 7th at 11 a.m. In addition to a fashion show highlighting the latest designs and trends, Dr. Serena Chen of St. Barnabas and Dr. Shari Goldfab of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will discuss breast cancer research efforts and successes with two survivors of the disease.
Bloomingdale’s will donate 10% of all sales from Friday, June 6th to Sunday, June 8th when participants mention the event at check out. To register for the event, please visit http://www.curebreastcancerfoundation.org. A $25 donation to CBCF is suggested.
CBCF is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization which supports breast cancer research under the direction of Dr. Larry Norton, the Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs and the Medical Director of the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
“Our shopping events and fashion shows have quickly become some of our most popular fundraising efforts,” says Lindsay Brooks Weiss, CBCF’s Director of Events and Special Projects. “We’re extremely fortunate to have incredible partners such as Bloomingdale’s whose generosity illustrates their dedication to the communities they serve and commitment to support charitable endeavors.”
“Thanks to their efforts, we can present a terrific weekend of shopping and a tremendous opportunity to continue to fund and support to Dr. Larry Norton’s groundbreaking research to find a cure for breast cancer at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.”
Since its inception in 2007, CBCF has emerged as a leader in breast cancer awareness by raising funds for the research initiative of Dr. Norton and the theory of Self-Seeding. The Clifton, N.J.-based organization hosts a number of fundraising events and informative seminars throughout the New York metropolitan area and is aggressively expanding its outreach throughout the United States and beyond.
For more information on the CBCF, please call (973) 471-CBCF (2223) or visit http://curebreastcancerfoundation.org.
Cure Breast Cancer Foundation
The Cure Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) is a Clifton, N.J. – based not-for-profit 501(c) (3) charity devoted to fund research on the growth and spreading of breast cancer cells, also known as the Self-Seeding Theory, at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan and other national and international cancer research facilities under the direction of Dr. Larry Norton, who serves as the Foundation’s Scientific Advisor. The founder and president is Carly Abramson. Her father, Andrew Abramson, is Treasurer. For more information, call (973) 471-CBCF (2223), e-mail mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.curebreastcancerfoundation.org.