What is Male Breast Cancer ? 5 Ideas to Raise Fund for It
by Daniel M. writter
You don't often hear about male breast
cancer. While it is a very rare condition, it can cripple the patients
financially due to costly treatments. Hence, many turn to fundraise to meet
their financial needs. Keep reading to learn more about male breast cancer and
how can you raise money for this cause!
Although rare, breast cancer affects 1 out of 833 men and can be fatal.
Men also have breast tissue in the torso
region that can develop cysts that turn into tumours. A cyst is formed when a
cell of the breast tissue starts multiplying out of control, triggering
neighbouring cells to do the same. This creates a tumour and causes breast
cancer in men.
Fundraisers help financially support
cancer patients' treatment and support various cancer research to give the
patients hope for a better tomorrow. Here are a few ideas for a breast cancer
Bake sales can be done in schools, colleges,
communities and even online. It is a great way to involve the maximum
number of people and raise money through selling delicious edibles! You can
add a blue-frosting theme to promote the cause. You can also prepare small
boxes of goodies and gift them to cancer patients in your local hospital.
While you can transfer a part of the proceeds to raising funds for those
affected, you can also ask customers to visit a donation page and learn
more about it and contribute.
Family Day Out: Pick a beautiful day and collaborate with a
farmhouse to invite your friends on a picnic with their families! You can
arrange for games, farm activities like horse riding, fruit-picking and
charge a small fee for the activities to raise money. You can also promote
your local catering business by arranging snacks and meals for the day.
Remember to include the donation link in the invite so the guests can make
Halloween Party: As you know, October is breast cancer awareness
month and also the time for the coolest party ever! You can organise an
exclusive online Halloween party for your office or area and include
games, rides and entertainment. You can include the donation link in the
event and share it with the attendees. You can also collect the money
raised through games and donate it to the cause.
Game for a Cause: Are you a serious gamer? Host a gaming event with
your gaming friends and raise money for breast cancer. You can organise an
exclusive invitation-only event and donate the tick profit to your cause.
You can conduct an open-to-all gaming event and promote it on social media
along with the link to the campaign page and donation link.
- Virtual Stand-up Event: doesn't enjoy a good laugh?
Collaborate with a comedian and set up a virtual stand-up event for your
peers to enjoy. Make the cost of the ticket affordable, keeping in mind
the entertainment fees as well. You can also tell the performer to say a
few lines about the cause to ensure people know where their money is
going. Don't forget to collaborate with cancer patients and invite them to
the event cost-free to interact with the donors.
Online For Your Fundraisers
Due to the current circumstances,
real-life fundraisers are less feasible. Instead, people are moving towards
online galas, Netflix movie marathons, online treadmill walkathons, etc., to
raise money for breast cancer. An
important thing to remember is that any promotion or campaign you create should
convey the urgency of the matter.
You can also go for medical
crowdfunding through safe and reliable
crowdfunding platforms such as Ketto that let you raise funds for the cause
from the safe confines of your home.
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