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Listen, this is a delicate, fleshy subject, so if you are weak, please move on...
BTW, I AM a cancer survivor (2006).



I'm sick of retail stores" asking me for money EVERYTIME I CHECK OUT!  It just happens I'm picking "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" to FINALLY say something.  I'm sick of watching "Gen-UXers" with their boob jobs parade around in anything pink to get MORE ATTENTION for themselves (not the cause).  I'm sick of Corporations taking credit for MY giving by making it "easy to give at the check-stand." Honest to God, WHO COULD POSSIBLY NOT BE AWARE???

Breast cancer research would be a LOT farther ahead if you just taped your quarters to a piece of cardboard and mailed them to the Foundations themselves... Instead of running it through the Corporate T-Shirt-making machinery and salaries of THOUSANDS OF "NON-PROFIT" EMPLOYEES before it gets anywhere NEAR a research Center.  

NOT  that I would want anyone to lose a GOOD UNION T-SHIRT MAKING JOB HERE IN THE U.S.A.... are there any left?

Now, where are the freakin' pumkins around here?  It's October, or Rocktober, if you will...  I want my black and orange back.

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    'If you want to be a hero, well just follow me.' - J. Lennon

    by Clive all hat no horse Rodeo on Fri Oct 07, 2011 at 06:53:56 PM PDT

  •  I agree (1+ / 0-)
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    when the pay of the people running these foundations is in the 6 figures and then the cost of running and everything, there isn't a lot left.
    This is where the money goes for the Komen foundation:
    'According to Charity, former CEO of Komen for the Cure Hala G. Moddelmog was salaried at approximately $500,000 annually plus bonus. But Komen's founder, Susan G. Komen's surviving sister Nancy G. Brinker, has recently taken over the CEO position and no figures could be found for her.

    CEOs of charities that spent more than $100 million, which includes Komen, averaged over $450,000 annually according to Charity Several charitable organization jobs are advertised for $200,000 annually. Naturally there are additional perks for travel and lodging as well.

    Komen's revenue for the fiscal year of 2009/10 was $400 million. Thirty-five million came from investments and $365 million was from the various fund raising efforts, including race or walk fees, donations, pink washing, sponsors, and sales.

    That fiscal year, Komen' s contributions were: $141 million for education, $47 million for health screening, and $75 million for research. Fundraising costs and affiliate expenses were approximately $60 million with general administrative costs at $37 million.

    Easter has been canceled. They found the Body

    by snoopydawg on Fri Oct 07, 2011 at 08:50:30 PM PDT

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