National Breast Cancer Coalition

Call to Action Online - February 2012

Show Your Love On The Clock this Valentine’s Day

Nearly 200 million valentines will be sent today. Half of those valentines will go to family members—husbands, wives, children—as a declaration of love and care. The National Retailers Federation estimates Americans will spend an average of $126 on Valentine’s Day gifts this year, totaling $17.6 billion. What if we told you that for as little as $20, you could help bring an end to breast cancer?

This year, start a new Valentine’s Day tradition. Honor someone you love by showing them you are committed to ending breast cancer—put them On the Clock. Just as Valentine’s Day inspires romantics to declare their love, the numbers and faces On the Clock are a visible declaration that we are fighting for the lives of the people we love.

When you get On the Clock, or you honor a loved one by putting them On the Clock, you show the world your pledge of support to Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® by literally buying time for $20 to have your loved one’s name, message or photo rotate for one month in the seconds time slot on our countdown clock on our website.

Help NBCC spread the word about Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® through social media by taking On the Clock viral. When you get On the Clock and share it to your networks, you say to your loved ones, "I want to end breast cancer."

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Fran Visco Speaks Out on the Huffington Post
“We all must change our behavior if we are to end breast cancer”

In the wake of the news that the Susan G. Komen Foundation had decided to defund Planned Parenthood, many breast cancer survivors,  their loved ones and the public were asking why. Not the National Breast Cancer Coalition. Instead, NBCC was asking, "How do we end breast cancer? What must we do differently to get there?" NBCC has a vision and a strategic plan of action to get there—Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®.

During the week the media was focused on the Komen funding fallout, nearly 8,500 women died from the disease. "I think that is unacceptable," said Visco.

"We all must change our behavior if we are to end breast cancer," wrote NBCC President Fran Visco in her blog on Huffington Post.

"Ending breast cancer requires a paradigm shift in the way we approach research and advocacy. The National Breast Cancer Coalition is leading that change." Read Fran’s blog on the Huffington Post now. Find out what NBCC is doing to bring an end to breast cancer by the end of the decade. Then ask yourself, are you with us? 

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Spread the word…
Show your love…
Say You’re Committed..

Send a Shout Out
to end breast cancer


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Honor a Loved One
On the Clock
I want to put my loved one On the Clock