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Ta Ta Queens

Fun and Frivolity with a Focus
Breast Cancer Ribbon

Facts

FAST FACTS

Funds needed for:

  • Materials for patient packages (for chemotherapy & post-surgical patients)
  • Operating expenses (website, postage, professional services & fees, banking fees etc.)
  • Educational materials
  • Printing costs
  • Events & workshops
  • Travel expenses
  • Marketing

 

Professional Associations

  • Susan G. Komen Upstate
  • Hairmasters Salons
  • Palmetto Baptist
  • Best-selling author Jill Conner Browne
  • Kiawah Seabrook Medical Center

 

Events by invitation:

  • Massage Envy’s Massage for the Cure- Greenville
  • Palmetto Baptist’s Health Fair “Copa Cabana”
  • Upstate Women’s Show – Susan G. Komen Upstate
  • Christmas Parades – Greenville, Anderson, Easley
  • Relay for Life – Anderson
  • BMW Race for the Cure – BMW, Greer
  • Fit for the Cure – Dillard’s, Greenville
  • Forties, Fit and Fabulous Pageant – fundraiser for Komen Upstate
  • Race for the Cure – Greenville
  • Making Strides – Haywood Mall, Greenville
  • Pink Saturday –Harvest House Ministries, Moore, SC
  • Ladies Night Out at Freshfield’s – Kiawah Island, SC
  • Abundant Living Survivor’s Breakfast – Brushy Creek Baptist, Easley
  • Clemson’s Dig Pink – Women’s Volleyball event

 

THE STATISTICS

Female Breast Cancer Death Rates* by State, 2005                              25.3 – 29.9
Female Breast Cancer Incidence Rates* by State, 2005        114-119 per 100k

Table 1: Annual Estimates of the Population for Counties of South Carolina: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007

 US Census (7/1/07)             Population       **  Estimated # patients 

.Anderson County 179,981 210
.Greenville County 428,243 499
.Pickens County 116,003 135
.Spartanburg County 275,534 321

 

TOTAL                                999,761                                      1,165                             

 Expected distribution:  1,165 patients per year (at a cost of $100 each).

Total estimated cost = $116,500 per year

**       Based on average 2005 Female Breast Cancer Incidence Rates… 116.5 / 100k

 Projection of 10% of patients receiving Royal Treatment = 117 patients = $11,650 budget for fiscal year 2011.