Events and Volunteer Opportunities
Clinic Volunteer Days
Email us or call the Center at 202.784.2700 to tell us when you can volunteer. We would love to see you!
Anytime Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: February 23 and March 2, 16
Tuesdays, until 6:30 p.m.: February 12 and March 12
DC Sisterhood Raised Their Voices and Awareness
At Change for Change with DC Sisterhood at DC Metro Church on October 18, 2012, DC Sisterhood celebrated women through service and singing and raised awareness for CBCC. These passionate ladies are collected change and toiletries for our Young Professionals Advisory Council's Care Package Night on October 30, 2012. The Sisterhood celebrates the bonds that women share that they can use to enable health, happiness and well-being in each other.
Thank you for raising nearly $750 and donating two large boxes of toiletries for YPAC's Care Package Night!
Good4DC Held Happy Hour to Support CBCC
Thank you to Good4DC for raising $245!
Build a Playground
On Saturday, September 15, 2012, the Make Kids Smile Foundation and Georgetown Lombardi's Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research built a new playground for Syphax Gardens. Syphax Gardens is a Southwest DC housing community which offers housing to low- and moderate-income families.
South Street Steaks Held a Fundraiser for CBCC!
On Thursday, September 13, 2012, South Street Steaks in Bethesda, MD, donated 20% of the proceeds from its sales to CBCC. The funds will enable CBCC to provide breast care services to more women regardless of their ability to pay.
CBCC-Lombardi Team Raised More
Than $86,000 Through the Avon Walk!
CBCC and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center formed a team to walk the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, May 5-6, 2012. Passionate and determined, the team met weekly for training walks. Volunteers cheered and urged on walkers as they covered 39 miles!
Bachelors & Bridesmaids
Kimberly Glenn emceed and guests sipped drinks called "Blush and Bashful" and "Bow Tie."
Gift of Life Project Launch
The Gift of Life Project is a collaborative program that encourages women in the Washington, DC, area to be proactive about their breast health. Visit Capital Breast Care Center for your mammogram and have the opportunity to win several prizes to enliven the body and spirit. We commenced the program in style on January 25, 2012, at Nival Salon & Spa with complimentary champagne and chocolates.
The event was well attended and was enjoyed by all. We were glad to see both new and familiar faces. The launch raised $460. Thank you for the support!
Second Annual YPAC Care Package Night
On December 6, 2011, CBCC's YPAC and other volunteers created 500 care packages containing beauty, personal care products and personal notes of encouragement so that each patient who receives a mammogram at Capital Breast Care Center is able to leave with a token of appreciation. Special thanks to CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Hela Salon & Spa, Murad, Myriad, Nature's Table, Pepco, Red Door Spas and Urban Halo--Clarendon for their generous donations, making the event possible. Thank you also to Marshall Moneymaker of For 3 Sisters for helping us create the care packages for our patients.
Leaders from Washington, D.C., area nonprofits dressed in "Old Hollywood" glam to raise funds and awareness. Our own former development director, Susannah Fox, was invited to participate in Project Inspiration by Walter Grio, photographer and founder of Shoot for Change. The November 16, 2011, event raised $4,200 for the nonprofits of the participants. You can learn about each nonprofit leader's inspiration to keep fighting for those who need it most by reading The Georgetowner's article about Project Inspiration.
Wgirls Happy Hour to Benefit CBCC at The Front Page
Wgirls hosted a happy hour on Novemember 2, at The Front Page. $10 covered happy hour prices the entire three hours. Proceeds from raffle and ticket sales went to CBCC. A great way to get out of the cold and support screenings for women regardless of their ability to pay!
Update: We appreciate your efforts and are thrilled that Wgirls raised nearly $800 for CBCC!
Breast Cancer Awareness Press Conference Hosted
by Mary Cheh and The NFL Players Association
Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh, The NFL Players Association organized a press conference to emphasize the importance of breast health and former CBCC Executive Director Beth Beck spoke on "Breast Cancer in the District: What DC Women Need to Know." Held at the Wilson Building on Friday, October 28, 2011, attendees learned what they can do to improve Washington, D.C.'s high breast cancer mortality rates.
Update: Please see coverage of the event in The Georgetown Patch.
Barbells for Boobs to Raise Money for
Mammograms for Low-Income and Uninsured Women
On October 27, 2011, Barbells for Boobs hosted a fundraiser from 6:30-7:30 p.m. to benefit Mammograms in Action, an organization that aims "to provide funding for qualified low-income and uninsured women and men who need screening and/or diagnostic procedures in the prevention of breast cancer." Participants came to Trident CrossFit in Alexandria, VA, and supported a group with a mission so similar to CBCC's!
Update: Thank you to Barbells for Boobs and Mammograms in Action for your $10,000 grant to CBCC!