Why Pink Saturdays?
– Amy Boston
It’s three seconds that can save your life.
It is estimated that 32,000 women over the age of 40 in Southwest Michigan are uninsured.
Only 30 percent of women ages 40 and older in Southwest Michigan get an annual mammogram, compared with the statewide average of 62 percent and the national average of 65 to 70 percent.
– Sarah Snyder
Early detection saved my life and my business.
There is currently no cure for advanced breast cancer.
– Linda Woodworth
Nobody wants this to happen but the partners of Pink Saturdays made it bearable and livable.
3,269 women called the toll-free number
1,681 women qualified for a FREE mammogram
131 women received follow-up care
8 were diagnosed