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Funded 3 Research Grants at $100,000 each

  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine:
    Examining Novel Therapeutic Strategies Against Breast Cancer Brain Metastasis: Dr. Eva Hernando, PhD
  • Ichan School of Medicine Mt Sinai:
    Enhancing Immunotherapeutic Response Of Triple Negative Breast Cancer with A Novel Cancer Breast Cell Inhibitor: Dr. Hanna Irie  M.D., Ph.D.
  • Weill Cornell Medical College:
    Carbon Monoxide based Approach for Metastatic Breast cancer Prevention and Therapy: Dr. Nancy Du PhD
  • ON-Going Grant Monitoring-Progress reports
  • Research Committee Organizational Chart Finalized
  • Attended various Conferences and Breast Cancer Symposium educational sessions on latest research findings and Updates on Breast Cancer
  • WEBSITE Research Section Updated
  • Maintained communication with Research organizations


Provided information, emotional support and financial assistance to 166 women diagnosed with breast cancer and 11 women diagnosed with other cancers including:

  • 51 meals and groceries; 17 wigs; 14 rent/mortgage payments; 6 prosthetic bras and fittings; 27 transportation requests; 67 cold cap/lymph sleeves; 7 Hospice Care; 2 medical marijuana purchases; 2 Bereavement payments and 8 cleaning services.
  • Reimbursement of 144 bills (co-pays, medical, prescription, insurance, oil bills, living expenses).
  • Treatment and wellness services including 76 medical massages, physical therapy, acupuncture sessions, yoga and exercise classes.
  • Distributed 25 Gifts of Hope & Healing and delivered 85 Special Gifts throughout the year.
  • Provided pre and post-surgical items: resource binders, nutrition and reference books, post-surgery jackets, JZip T-shirts and hand knit blankets for use during chemo, rentals of the LiftMeUp recliner for post-mastectomy recovery, PomPom gift boxes, seat belt pillows, wellness recipes and care packages.
  • Outreach Direct Services were funded from the following: Funds were received cy pres from the Office of the New York State Attorney General, Directed by Donor donations, PINK, the Manhasset Community Fund and Outreach Miscellaneous funds ($78,549).


Provided a variety of wellness and educational programs as follows:

  • Assisted the non and underinsured community through the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program with food and transportation vouchers.
  • Supported 12 Ballet for Recuperation Classes at Berest Dance Studios to help alleviate the discomfort of neuropathy pain as a result of cancer treatment.
  • Helped fund the Relax, Restore, Renew Retreat at the JCC where 28 attended sessions on exercise, relaxation and healthy eating.
  • Supported the Sid Jacobson JCC’s Women’s Cancer Support Group which provided 446 exercise classes and 262 discussion groups held both virtually and in person.
  • Assisted Northwell Health with providing Integrative Therapies for their cancer patients: 1482 reflexology treatments provided to 528 participants, 62 chair yoga classes and 23 QiGong meditation classes.
  • Helped Northwell Health BC Nurse Navigation and Comprehensive/Survivorship Programs with providing support to 1770 breast cancer patients through its navigation program; through its first-of-its kind survivorship program, 267 patients visits were completed at R.J. Zuckerberg Cancer Center.
  • Supported Staff Development at the Palliative Care Unit at Northwell Health.
  • Continued funding the St. Francis Hospital Cancer Institute Art Therapy sessions which 62 attended, and the St Francis Nutrition & Cooking Programs - Shake Days: 5 Shake Days offered to over 255 patients and Cooking is Caring: 38 participants participated in 3 virtual and in-person sessions.
  • Helped to fund the sold out Strength for Life Weekend Wellness Retreat held on July 15 and16 for breast cancer patients and survivors.
  • Assisted Cancer Care with providing individual counseling services and support groups to 690 breast cancer patients.
  • Supported the Lean on Me Breast Cancer Network Winter Serenity Wellness Retreat held on February 4th where 22 attended and participated in 9 healing and wellness workshops.
  • Outreach Community Programs were funded from the following: Funds were received cy pres from the Office of the New York State Attorney General and Directed by Donor funds ($42,703).


  • Annual Membership Meeting and Thank You Volunteer Reception held on Monday, January 22, 2024  at Café Continental
  • Committee Organizational Charts with Responsibilities Develooed
  • Established a brokerage account to be able to accept donations in the form of stock and received the first such donation.
  • Generous donations were raised at fundraising efforts in 2023 including:
  • Ladies’ Night Out held on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck, NY
  • Funds raised will be used in two ways. First, in the continuous support of local women battling breast and other cancers, and second, as monetary donations to research organizations to continue their ongoing research efforts. 
  • Cash for the Cure sold out in record time, 500 tickets sold with 3 winners.
  • Almost 700 walkers registered for the MWCABC annual 5K Walk/Run.
  • Participated in Champions for Charity® at Americana Manhasset.


  • 250+ girls in grades 9-12 participated.
  • Funded $12,000 to the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Programs educational series.
  • Annual fundraising events: helped with 5k Walk Run, during which the girls registered and signed-in participants, handed out T[1]shirts, distributed waters to participants, set up and manned a coffee station and helped clean up race area.
  • Baked, wrapped and delivered 20 holiday baskets to Outreach recipients.
  • Refurbished the Garden of Hope and Healing located at the Manhasset Long Island Railroad Station.
  • Class of 2027 held a bracelet making activity for bracelets to be included in care packages made for outreach recipients
  • Carried out spring plantings for Outreach recipients. 


  • Distributed biannual newsletters updating community of events and news regarding the MWCABC
  • Created a THINK PINK social media campaign for the month of October via Instagram and Facebook
  • Updated and Maintained MWCABC WEBSITE
  • Maintained SmugMug photo account and added to website to archive event photos past and present
  • Maintained Social Media Communications
  • Created emails, website placement and social communication with Outreach to promote programming
  • Updated and maintained contact database