For the past ten years, Chuck Bowe and his crew of workers and corporate sponsors at Grand Wine and Spirits have raised thousands of dollars through their Pink Ribbon Campaign to benefit TBBCF. In 2020 TBBCF honored Bowe for his decade of contributions and awarded him membership to the 27th Mile Club, established to recognize those who routinely go above and beyond on a regular basis to help the foundation.
Susette Tibus and her husband, Chuck Sneddon are the owners of Simply Majestic Jewelers in Mystic, CT. Susette is a breast cancer survivor, who sees herself as a platoon leader, urging her troops to battle cancer, push forward and fight for a cure. Susette has created a line of specialty jewelry with cancer survivors in mind to help them find their confidence and their power. She has sold pink pearl earrings and donated a portion of the sales to the Brodeur Foundation. In 2020, Susette held an online raffle to give away a strand of pink pearls. She continues to use her multiple community contacts to support the foundation.
Every October, the Massachusetts-based Big Y raises money to support breast cancer awareness. Proceeds from the campaign are donated to 32 breast cancer supported groups in Massachusetts and Connecticut. For the past ten years, Big Y, Groton, CT has raised money through these campaigns and donated to the Terri Brodeur Foundation.
In the last five years, this softball tournament has raised money for TBBCF in honor and memory of Aimee Reed. Aimee was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer in 2015, and succumbed to this disease in August, 2018. She was a young, avid athlete participating in their softball tournaments and in triathlons, even during her chemo treatments. Aimee also walked and volunteered for TBBCF.
In 2020, the Town of Groton Police Department raised money through the Pink Patch Project campaign to benefit TBBCF. The Pink Patch Project is a public awareness campaign in which law enforcement agencies around the United States use pink versions of their agencies’ patches to encourage conversations with community members about breast cancer.
Buttonwood Farms didn’t let something like a coronavirus epidemic put a damper on its dedication to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation. In May, the Griswold ice cream farm honored mothers everywhere by sending a portion of their proceeds of sales to the foundation.