we serve your community Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio

Help us support someone you love!

We supply nonprofits in your area with emergency funds so those fighting the battle can pay their mortgates, utilities, transportation to and from treatment, counseling, co-pays, assistive devices, and more. You can help by buying the plate, holding a fundraiser, donating directly, and more!


Who We Serve

Support someone you love

Our Mission is to help Ohio breast cancer patients with the day-to-day challenges of living while being treated for breast cancer.

More than $1.49 million distributed!

$119,078 was distributed to 29 nonprofits throughout Ohio in 2021, bringing the total to $1,493,180 awarded to cancer care providers since 2008. more info

Our focus is on providing emergency living expenses.

Our monies help nonprofits in your community provide emergency living expenses and other services to their clients.

100% of funds stay in Ohio.


The Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio is an organization worthy of your support:

  • Since 2008, the Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio has awarded $1,493,180 to Ohio cancer care providers and cancer organizations for programs providing supportive assistance to breast cancer patients. If your nonprofit would like to distribute emergency funds to your clients impacted by breast cancer, click here.
  • Your support provides critical services to women and men in need, including transportation to treatment, co-pays for prescriptions and doctor visits, and emergency assistance to pay for housing, utilities and food.
  • We are a lean organization focused on our mission of helping women and men affected by breast cancer. In 2021, less than 8% of our operating budget was spent on administration. 82.6% of our funds went directly to grants to nonprofits in your community to provide emergency assistance to breast cancer patients. 0.4% was devoted to helping patients and their families find local resources. The remaining 9.1% focused on education and community outreach.


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Join Our Board

Are you passionate about helping women and men fighting breast cancer? Consider joining our board! We meet 3 times a year via Zoom and once in person in Columbus. Most of our work is done via email. Please contact Joy at joy@bcfohio.org or complete our board application.



Need some helpful advice on financial options? Check out How to Pay For Breast Cancer Treatments During COVID-19 ... A Review of Options.

If you are holding a fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio, let us know and we will post it on our website and Facebook page.

Learn more about the Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio! Read our latest Annual Report.

Drive HopeBUY THE PLATE! The easiest way to support breast cancer patients in your community is to drive the pink ribbon plate. $25 of each plate comes to BCFOhio. No need to wait until your birthday!

DO YOU DRIVE A "HOG? Get your pink ribbon plate for motorcycles!

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Empower the pink

We want to be your
charity of choice!

You can help women and men affected by breast cancer by supporting the Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio (BCFOhio). Remember: 100% of funds stay in Ohio!

Buy the plate online or or at your local BMV office. The specialty license plate costs $35 over the regular license plate fee. Of that amount, $25 goes to BCFOhio.

Join the HIGHWAY OF HOPE by donating directly. Click here for the list of those who helped us along the way.

Organize a fundraiser to raise funds. Diving clubs, hair salons, jewelry boutiques, school groups and more have raised more than $60,000 in 2014 alone. more info

Help us promote our mission throughout Ohio! Include our public service announcements on your website and other materials. Print our flyers and include them in sales packets, contract folders, information files ... or just leave them on the counter where people will see them and pick them up. more info


© 2008-2023. Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio. All rights reserved.

BCFOhio is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) nonprofit. EIN: 20-2269622
PO Box 31238, Independence, OH 44131

Patient Navigation, Community Outreach, & Grants Administration:
Joy Lewis, Executive Director | 216-233-0777 | Fax 216-901-1601 | joy@bcfohio.org