Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines
In January 2017, the State of Michigan's Attorney General's Office issued a press statement titled, "Schuette Files Cease and Desist Against Breast Cancer Charity Who Claimed to Raise Money for Research Grants." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the press statement.
In February 2017, the State of Michigan's Attorney General's Office issued a press statement titled, "Florida Charity to Pay Over $100k to Breast Cancer Research, and is Banned from Soliciting in Michigan for Ten Years Due to Deceptive Fundraising." For more information, please see the press statement.
The Breast Cancer Outreach Foundation provided the following documentation to be included with this High Concern CN Advisory:
The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.