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 is please to announce a new partnership with Woodlands Medical Specialists. Our partnerships with The Women's Group and Woodlands Medical Specialists will allow 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.
In our 2014-2015 fiscal year, The Keeping Abreast Foundation provided approximately $35,000 in funding for almost 250 screening and diagnostic services, and approximately $4,700 to those needing assistance for other breast cancer-related expenses. These services were provided in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties.
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