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What we do

We are a crisis intervention charity Providing financial and emotional help to breast cancer patients and their families.

We take care of the little things so that they can focus on the big thing – getting well!


Help Us By Giving
Donate monetarily to one of our chapters to offer real help, right now to women in your community.


Help Us By Participating
Join us at one of our upcoming events and have some fun while making a difference.


Help Us By Showing Up
Join our team of local volunteers who have changed lives by donating an afternoon of their time.

Real Help, Right Now
since 2007

Breast Intentions aims to cure the day-to-day financial strain that a breast cancer diagnosis often brings

It is easy to forget that while women are battling cancer, they may be out of work but still need to care for themselves and their families. We address that need.
Erika Rech & Mike Ruane
Founders of Breast Intentions
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Our Warriors

This is how we offer REAL HELP, RIGHT NOW


Jadel reached out to us. She has stage 3c breast cancer; recently separated from her husband and caring for her sons. She is behind on her car payment and worried...


Received a call from Keaira at 8:00 a.m. She is a humble mother, daughter, sister, wife, and fighter. She is recovering from her treatment and was...


Jody was recently diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer and having weekly chemo treatments. Her and her husband have fallen behind on some bills.


Received an emergency call from Elizabeth. She returned home from the hospital today after her surgery to find that her water was shut off due to lack of payment.

Give a little. Change a lot

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Upcoming Events

Join us at a local event to give local women Real Help, Right Now!

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Our Hero

Thank you Dr. Peter Hetzler for all you do

Because of you, we have been able to lift the burden for hundreds of women and their families. Contact us to become a hero like Dr. Peter Hetzler.

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Latest News

The latest news at Breast Intentions

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Contact us to learn how you can become part of our dedicated circle of volunteers who change lives everyday.