The Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation (VBCF) was founded in 1991 by five women – Phoebe Antrim, Judy Ellis, Patti Goodall, Mary Jo Kahn, and Sherry Kohlenberg – who met in an MCV support group and were angered by the lack of progress in breast cancer treatment and inspired by a growing network of grassroots advocates across the country. VBCF was established as a statewide, state-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in October 1992 committed to its mission of the eradication of breast cancer through education of and advocacy for Virginians.
VBCF is headquartered in Richmond, VA and exists thanks to our many generous individual donors and volunteers. Our goals are to establish the end of breast cancer as a state and national priority, to advocate for the collective needs of people affected by breast cancer, and to educate all Virginians on the facts about breast cancer. To learn more, check out:
2017 Fact Sheet