One of the biggest organizations that fight breast cancer, Susan G Komen, has declared that they will now be accepting donations in the form of cryptocurrency.
The organization broadcasted the news using their Twitter handle to state that, hereon, the charity will be accepting donations in the form of crypto assets like Bitcoin(BTC), Ethereum(ETH), and more through their successful partnership with ‘The Giving Block’, a platform that raises funds for non-profits and charities, through cryptocurrency. The donor firm accepts Bitcoin(BTC), Ethereum(ETH) and now has dinted in Shiba Inu(SHIB) and Dogecoin(DOGE). The enterprise also accepts other coins like Dogelon Mars(ELON), Decentraland(GALA), Orchid(OXT), and Civic(CVC)”.
The institution, Susan G Komen’s motive is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in their communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. The organization said
“Crypto currency donations are going to provide a new avenue for donors to join our fight to save lives from #breastcancer”
“I race in memory of my sister Susan G Komen”- Nancy G brinker
The organization started with a promise made in 1980 by Nancy G. Brinker made to her sister, Susan. She promised Susan that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise gave birth to the Susan G Komen organization which marked the beginning of a global movement.
Susan Goodman Komen was a fashion model who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. She succumbed to the disease three years after her diagnosis.
Susan G Komen is the only organization that addresses breast cancer on multiple fronts like research, community health, global outreach, and public policy initiatives to make the biggest impact against this disease.
The organization claims to have invested more than $2.9 billion in groundbreaking research, community health outreach, advocacy, and programs in more than 60 countries. Their constant efforts have helped reduce deaths from breast cancer by 40% between 1989-2016, according to a study. The organization opening its arms to donations through Cryptocurrency makes more ways to raise funds and that in turn means more lives saved.