• Sparkle for a Cause Update

    In May, we offered a limited-edition Sparkle for a Cause pen to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation. All proceeds from the sale of the Sparkle for a Cause pen will be donated to help this amazing organization.

    This Sparkle for a Cause has sold out! You've helped raise $8327 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. PenGems will raise the donation to $10000. 

    Read on the find out more about what they do.

    The National Breast Cancer Foundation

    The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is a dynamic organization that empowers women by offering them assistance and hope as they deal with breast cancer. Their founder, Janelle Hail, and her team work to serve and educate women about early detection and provide a variety of support services.

    Statistically, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. Thanks to NBCF, lives are being changed and saved due to the services that they provide.

    To further understand the great attributes of this organization, you’ll need to understand the who, what, when, where and why of NBCF! They have a sincere desire to help others and make a difference in the health needs of women.

    Who They Are

    The founder, Janelle Hail, is a breast cancer survivor and she vowed to help others after her treatment was complete in the early 1980’s. She and her team diligently work to assist women struggling with treatments and diagnoses.

    What They Do

    NBCF provides a variety of services. One that they are particularly pleased to offer is free mammograms to women throughout the United States. They have partnered with a network of hospitals and to help educate women and make a mammogram possible without money being a concern.

    Further, they created and provide free programs designed to help women struggling with breast cancer. A few of the programs are:

    How You Will Make a Difference

    Every little bit helps when you are trying to provide for the, often expensive, health care needs of those suffering from breast cancer. Your money is spent wisely in order to assist as many people as possible.

    NBCF is one of the most recognized and respected breast cancer charities in the world. NBCF has received the highest 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator, for 13 years. On average, over 80% of their revenue is directed to life-saving programs.

    The National Breast Cancer Foundation passionately serves, educates and helps women suffering from breast cancer by providing hope and encouragement. Your support helps to make their mission a reality.

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