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Chicago Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fundraiser

The health and safety of our physicians, patients and partners is our top priority. After careful deliberation, and considering the ongoing COVID-19 developments, the 2021 Chicago Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) fundraising event will be held virtually on-demand.

Breast cancer does not stop or slow down and we know that even COVID-19 can't stop our mission. Let's continue to be committed together. Our community-based fundraising efforts empower women diagnosed with breast cancer in the Chicago area to make informed decisions about reconstruction. The proceeds remain in Illinois to support and fund research focusing on breast reconstruction and provide financial assistance to organizations supporting uninsured or under-insured women. Amid an ever-changing global landscape, these needs remain.

In the interim, we encourage members and supporters of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The Plastic Surgery Foundation to raise their voices for these women during one of the most difficult moments in their lives. Please continue to show your support and help raise awareness about breast reconstruction options. Please make a donation if you can.

We look forward to the time when we can refocus on breast reconstruction awareness and strengthening our mission.


Register Today

Register Now to see featured heartwarming and inspirational patient stories, physician perspectives on reconstruction and why this benefit is so important to local surgeons and patients.

Amid an ever-changing global landscape, these needs remain. We encourage you to be inspired and register to watch an unforgettable on-demand fundraising event.

Once you register, you can participate from wherever you are in the luxury shopping experience, purchase drawing tickets for your chance to win a trip to Mexico and receive free gifts!

Proceeds remain in the Chicago area to support and fund research focusing on breast reconstruction and provide financial assistance to organizations supporting uninsured or under-insured women. Click here to see The Live Today Foundation (2019 Awareness Grant: $9,000) video and register to hear more inspiring stories and educational content.

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Chicago Planning Committee

Co-Chairs: Arun Gosain, MD, and Pamela Bailey, PSF Public Board Member
Honorary Co-Chairs: Nora Daley, Desiree Rogers and Zoraida Sambolin

National Breast Reconstruction Awareness Campaign

The Breast Reconstruction Awareness campaign is sponsored by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery (The PSF), and financially supported through corporations, institutions, private practices and individuals.

Its intent is simple: Educate, engage and empower women to make the decision that is best for them following a diagnosis with breast cancer. That involves informing women, family members, caregivers and the media that the breast cancer loop remains open until a woman is informed of breast reconstruction options.

To donate, please contact Rochelle Jerry at (847) 228-7597.

Funds will be awarded to Chicagoland organizations through the Breast Reconstruction Awareness Campaign of The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF), the philanthropic arm of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Gifts are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Consult your tax professional for complete details.