There is no cure for Stage 4 Breast Cancer (MBC). More than 40,000 people die each year from MBC in the US alone-- our mother Judy Levin was one such casualty. Very little of the funding for breast cancer research goes to Metastatic Breast Cancer Research. So, we were determined to design a creative fundraising campaign to raise money for research. Judy was a beloved baker/cook even throughout her 6-year battle with MBC. Her kitchen was a communal table for family, friends and even strangers to embrace the tastes and love emanating from her dishes. After receiving multiple requests for Judy’s recipes over decades, we realized we could spread Judy’s culinary love -- all in the name of Metastatic Breast Cancer research. And so, in 2012, the Bake it Happen fundraising campaign was born.
After 6 years of Bake it Happen, we achieved our lofty goal: to build the baking campaign into a national fundraising movement. Over time, thousands of supporters across the country began to pass on Judy’s culinary legacy and hope for a cure. To date, we have raised over $150,000 exclusively for Metastatic Breast Cancer research and we are determined to raise more! So, GET BAKING, DONATE or DO BOTH!
The Cancer Couch Foundation, founded by Dr. Rebecca Timlin-Scalera, is volunteer run and privately funded. 100% of the money raised by TCCF goes to Metastatic Breast Cancer Research and it is matched!
To date Rebecca, the founder, has helped raised over $2M in just 2 years — and all of this has been done while Rebecca herself has gone through 11 surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation and ongoing experimental trial medications for her own metastatic breast cancer battle.
We support The Cancer Couch Foundation in their allied mission to accelerate treatment, and someday find a cure, for metastatic breast cancer. Visit https://thecancercouch.com/