This month many people are thinking ‘pink’ for breast cancer awareness, but for survivors, the fight is anything but pretty. Now local survivors have taken to the internet to paint another picture of breast cancer.
The embattled Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation has lost more than a few donations after a tumultuous year that included a shakeup of management. But a pledged donation from a website was quickly met with a “thanks, but no thanks,” from the group.
Pink ribbons adorn everything from Airplanes to yogurt. But when the Susan G. Komen Foundation endorsed “Promise Me,” a perfume, someone raised a stink.
The Dallas-based foundation that has built an international reputation advocating for breast cancer research is now coming under fire for going after other charities that bare a similar name.