Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines

Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition Inc

  • Copiague, NY
  • http://www.babylonbreastcancer.org

Mission Statement

V The Babylon Breaat Cancer Coalition (BBCC) ia a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to various breast and gynecological cancer concerns. The BBCC continues to be a grass-roots organization, providing an array of patient support services, education and advocacy programs.

ruling year

1994

President since 2010

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Mrs. Tess Helfman

Vice President since 1994

Self-reported

Suzanne Schettino

Keywords

Self-reported

Breast Gynecological Cancer Services

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EIN

11-3191035

 Number

7129306183

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Cancer (G30)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

Single Organization Support (S11)

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Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
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Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition Inc

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President

Mrs. Tess Helfman

Vice President

Suzanne Schettino

BIO

As an active dedicated volunteer in our Lend A Helping Hand Program, Tess began assisting those in need following her own diagnosis and recovery over ten years ago. She subsequently began her service as a board member in 2007 and has served as our board President since 2010 and does so under a volunteer capacity. She has championed every aspect of the coalition’s services and necessary fundraising, is active on our scholarship committee, with our Vision of Hope Garden, an editor of our newsletter, administrator of our Lend A Helping program and many, many more. She has accomplished this while maintaining a full active Lend A Helping Hand caseload of her own, the passion and commitment that brought her to us. She is a Real Estate Agent for Charles Rutenberg Realty and also assists in the running of a business she co-owns with her husband Barry. They have lived and served in the community of Babylon since May of 2000

STATEMENT FROM THE President

"The Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition (BBCC) is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to various breast and gynecological cancer concerns. Founded in 1993, the BBCC continues to be a grass-roots organization, providing an array of patient support services, education and advocacy programs.

The BBCC focuses on five essential goals...
• Prevention - Support of the Precautionary Principle, Prevention is the Cure: encouragement and education about a healthy alternative lifestyle.
• Research - Promote legislation to increase funding for environmental research and provide funding for specific breast cancer projects.
• Education - Providing up to date information through our quarterly newsletter and information packets. We offer adult and student environmental awareness programs designed to help participants reduce their exposure to toxic chemicals.
• Services - To offer breast and gynecological cancer patients a wealth of services paid for and facilitated by the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition; such as the Lend a Helping Hand, SOS and the Pink Ribbon Programs.
• Support - to provide support and referral services to breast and gynecological cancer and their families.


Board of Directors (all volunteers)

Tess Helfman, President
Suzanne Schettino, Vice President
Darrell Conway, Esq., Secretary
Frank Pokorney, Treasurer
Beth Anderson
Lorraine Geyer
Debbie Kolovich
Karen Kunkel
Kim Mascolo
Jon Mason
Fran Sweeney
Erika Tripoli"

Governance

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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