Keeping Abreast Foundation
Statement: To inspire hope and enhance life for those affected by
breast cancer through early detection, advocacy, education and
The Krewe du YaYas was formed in 2002. Our Keeping Abreast
Foundation officially became a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in
The Keeping Abreast Foundation has partnerships with Woodlands Medical Specialists, The Women's Group and South Baldwin Regional Medical Center. These partnerships have allowed our organization to help individuals in our community receive necessary breast health related screening and diagnostic services.
Our upcoming events will allow us to help further our mission by:
Offsetting housecleaning costs for those in recovery
Assisting with the purchase of wigs and mastectomy bras
Offsetting the expense of costly medications
Sponsoring families in crisis
Paying for mammograms to those who can't otherwise afford them.
Since the inception of our mammography program in 2012, The Keeping Abreast Foundation has assisted approximately 750 individuals in our community.
We have provided over $132,000 in funding for approximately 1100 breast health diagnostic services, and $20,000 to those needing assistance for other breast cancer related expenses.
These services were provided across the Alabama/Florida panhandle in Baldwin, Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Bay, Holmes and Walton Counties.
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