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Avon's Fight Against Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Clinched HandsIn 2012, Avon celebrated 20 years of the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.  The company is the leading corporate supporter globally of the breast cancer cause; through 2013, it will have donated more than $815 million to fund life-saving breast cancer research and access to quality care.

The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer and the Avon Walk Around the World for Breast Cancer have been critical fund-raisers. From 2003 to 2013, Avon Walks in the United States raised more than $500 million through the dedication of 192,000-plus participants. More than 2 million people have taken part in the Avon Walk Around the World since the international fund-raising Walks began in 2005.

Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Events

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    Brazil

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    Colombia

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    Malaysia

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    Philippines

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    Romania

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    Saudi Arabia

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    Slovakia

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is responsible for 502,000 deaths per year worldwide. Avon’s efforts to support the cause have enabled more than 18 million women around the globe to receive free mammograms and breast cancer screenings. And the Crusade has educated more than 145 million women about breast cancer. Since 1992, Avon has donated more than $200 million for breast cancer research, most recently, for those focused on primary prevention, the etiology of breast cancer, the role viruses may play in causing breast cancer, and the development of a blood or saliva test for early detection. 

Sheri Finishes the breast cancer walk alongside her family
Avon CEO Sheri McCoy crosses
the finish line with her family at the New York Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

 

 

Avon Walk Around the World for Breast Cancer Events
Avon Walk Around the World for Breast Cancer Events

 

 

2012 Avon Foundation for Women Awards with Avon CEO Sheri McCoy
2012 Avon Foundation for Women Awards with Avon CEO Sheri McCoy