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Your opinion: A (Pink) Bone to Pick with the Susan G. Komen Foundation

Title: Your opinion: A (Pink) Bone to Pick with the Susan G. Komen Foundation

Author: Amber Johnson

Publication: Mile High Mama’s blog

Publication Date: January 31, 2011

I was taken aback when I read that the Susan G. Komen for the Cure was canceling their three-day walk for breast cancer in Colorado because, according to their PR agency, “it just didn’t meet financial goals.”

Nevermind the thousands of dollars Denverites have raised in what has became one of our city’s most highly-attended and beloved charity events.

Well, the fundraising giant’s public relations staff will be working overtime over their latest controversy: They are threatening legal actions around any other event and charities that use any variation of “for the cure” in their name.

Isn’t it just swell to think of donor’s funds going to such a “worthwhile” cause?

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