A BIT ABOUT US

WOMEN HELPING WOMEN THROUGH DIFFICULT TIMES

BREAST CANCER IS A DEVASTATING DISEASE FACING MANY WOMEN (AND MEN) THROUGH OUTTHE WORLD.
BAG & BOOB BABES IS  WOMEN'S CANCER AWARENESS GROUP FOUNDED IN THE SUMMER OF 2012 IN MESA, ARIZONA BY MARILYN REED AND KAY FOLEY. THE NAME EXPLAINS WHAT THE GROUP IS AND DOES: BAG—WE SEW DRAIN-BAGS; BOOB—WE KNIT KNITTED KNOCKERS; AND BABES—WE ARE A GROUP OF WOMEN THAT HAVE A PASSION FOR HELPING WOMEN GOING THROUGH BREAST CANCER. OUR GOAL IS TO LET EVERYONE KNOW THERE ARE WOMEN ALLOVER THE COUNTRY PUTTING TIME AND LOVE INTO THE ITEMS THEY ARE MAKING, THINKING OF THEM AND PRAYING FOR THEIR RECOVERY.
OUR GROUP'S VISION IS TO HAVE WOMEN IN GROUPS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY SEWING, KNITTING AND SUPPORTING PEOPLE GOING THROUGH BREAST CANCER, SURGERY, CHEMO, RADIATION, AND RECOVERY. WE ARE DONATING OUR PRODUCTS TO INDIVIDUALS, SURGEONS AND FACILITIES FREE OF CHARGE WHENEVER THERE IS  REQUEST.
IN 2019, WE HAVE WOMEN IN ARIZONA AND THROUGHOIJTTHE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, ALL VOLUNTEERING FOR BAG & BOOR BABES AND BECOMING PART OF OUR GROUP.
WE HAVE BEEN PARTNERS WITH THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY SINCE 2013. MANY FACILITIES AND SURGEONS ARE RECEIVING DRAINBAGS, KNITTED KNOCKERS, CHEMO HATS, EYE MASKS, KNITTED AND CHROCHETED LAP THROWS, SEWN QUILTS, AND SMALL TOTE BAGS FILLED WITH ITEMS TO BE USED BY THEIR PATIENTS AFTER SURGERY, WHILE HAVING CHEMO THERAPY OR DURING RECOVERY.
ALL OF BAG & BOOR BABES GROWTH HAS BEEN ATTRIBUTED TO BOTH OUR FUND-RAISERS AND PRIVATE DONATIONS.
BECOMING A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION ALLOWS US TO CONTINUE OUR VISION AND ADD MORE PHYSICIANS AND FACILITIES TO OUR DONATION LIST. WE WILL BE ABLE TO ENGAGE MORE VOLU NTEERS TO SEW AND KNIT ACROSS THE COUNTRY.
WE APPRECIATE ALL OF OUR SUPPORTERS, DONATORS AND VOLUNTEERS, Will-I YOU WE CAN CONTINUE WHAT WE LOVE TO DO, WOMEN HELPING WOMEN THROUGH DIFFICULT TIMES. DONATIONS CAN BE MADE THROUGH PAYPAI., BY CHECK TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS, OR THROUGH THE AMAZON SMILES PROGRAM (PERCENT OF YOUR PURCHASE GOES TO OUR CHAIRITY)
Marlyn  Ree ,President, Co-Founder