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the Pink Ribbon at Yahoo-Donate to Breast Cancer-Previously
Truth! Now Ended!
Summary of eRumor:
is a short email that simply encourages you to go to health.yahoo.com
and click the pink ribbon to donate to breast cancer.
The Truth: This
was authentic, but is now over. Some emails said that clicking the ribbon
result in a contribution to "the breast center." In
reality, the donations were going to the Susan G. Komen
Foundation. It was established in 1982 by Nancy Brinker to
honor the memory of her sister, Susan G. Komen, who died from breast
cancer at the age of 36. The Komen Foundation is a national
organization with a network of volunteers working through local
chapters and Race for the Cure events in over 100 cities.
A real example of the story as it has
Please click on the following URL and
then click on the pink ribbon and Yahoo
will donate $1 to the breast cancer society.
2 For 1
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