BUILDING A BETTER TOMORROW
Changing Lane's Foundation (CLF), Inc. knows that strength is not only in our words, but as well in our actions. We are a Minority and Women-owned 501(c)3 Domestic Non-profit that has embarked on a mission to help our Communities weather the storms of Breast Cancer, and the damage it leaves behind. Founded in 2017, CLF inspires action, serves donors, and supports communities. CLF is driven by a firm belief in the power of humanity and will do what we can to make an impact.
October is recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Annually, time is devoted to education about breast cancer, as well as how important early detection is, and access to care in a timely manner.
Breast cancer is cancer that develops in the breast. It can develop in one, or both breasts, and begins when cells begin to grow out of control. Breast cancer commonly affects women, but men have been know to be detected for it as well.
Changing Lanes Foundation, Inc. is gearing up for their Breast Cancer Awareness Paint & Sip to raise funds to help assist Breast Cancer Patients, their Caretakers, and Families,
American Cancer Society (ACS) statistics 2017-2018 most recent publication stipulates the highest breast cancer incidence rates are highest in non-Hispanic white women, whereas, breast cancer death rates remain the highest in African American women.
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women, regardless of race and ethnicity, the most cause of death among Hispanic women as well as the second common cause of cancer death among white, African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian and Alaska Native women.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Breast Cancer remains the most frequent cancer that causes the greatest number of cancer-related death among women, impacting 2.1 million women each year. In 2018, 15% of women died from cancer, estimating 627,000 women died from Breast Cancer, regardless, of the fact, the rates are higher for women in more developed regions and continue to increase in every region globally.