“Your chance of winning Bunco is 1:12. In the U.S., the chance of a woman being diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in her lifetime is about 1 in 8.”
(source of statistic: The American Cancer Society)
What is the name of your Bunco For Breast Cancer event?
Rolling For Pink
How long have you been holding your event?
2012 was our 4th annual event.
How has your event grown over the years?
We increased our proceeds by 25% the second year.
Do you set fundraising goals for each successive event?
We hope to do better each year
How much have you raised to date?
What motivates you to organize Bunco For Breast Cancer events?
Family and friends that have Breast Cancer
Do you have a personal connection to the cause?
Yes, my sister, and my friend, Pam
Do you have any words of wisdom for first-time event organizers?
Do not do it alone, put together a good team
To what extent does The Breast Cancer Research Foundation figure in your decision to hold a Bunco For Breast Cancer event?
We knew we were going to do it, having their backing made it a lot easier to receive donations and create awareness.