“I am ever so grateful to Linda Creed.”
"Linda Creed was my niece."
Sammie & Dan S.
"I know I can beat this disease."
“I feel like I’m part of the Linda Creed family.”
Dr. Eugene G.
“What is a life worth?”
"Short-term assistance to help...women going through treatment."
"Knowledge is empowering."
“I was glad you were there. Linda Creed helped me two times."
“I want to be able to pay it forward.”
"We make a difference in our community."
"I jumped at the chance to help other women."
“I was not alone.”
The Linda Creed Breast Cancer Organization joins the community in advocating for social, economic and racial justice. We have seen these racial disparities in breast cancer, where black women have a higher rate of dying from breast cancer than any other races. We again see that disparity in health care with the uneven distribution of COVID-19 incidence, testing, treatment and mortality in the African American community.
We hurt when people in our community hurt. We are committed to listening and amplifying the needs of under-served communities and have for over 33 years.
Our mission is to fight breast cancer through community-based education and referral, support, advocacy and direct service for those who need us.
1 in 7 women will get breast cancer and 1% of breast cancer diagnosis will affect men!
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“I was not alone."
I am 57 years old and I was born in Argentina. Now I’m an elementary education teacher but when I arrived in the US I only had one concern even though I was happy in this blessed country: How I was I going to pay for my mammograms? My husband’s salary at the time would only cover our basic needs.
I have a history of cancer in my family from both my mother and father. I saw how on ...READ MORE