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Breast Cancer Society (DISSOLVED)

CharityWatch report issued
October 2014

CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Breast Cancer Society (DISSOLVED)
6859 E. Rembrandt Avenue
Suite 128
Mesa, AZ 85212

Other Names

Breast Cancer Society of America
Hope Supply
Hope Supply Program

Tax Status


Stated Mission

To provide relief to those who suffer from the effects of breast cancer now, as well as to work cooperatively with and give support to other personnel, individuals, and organizations that share in the goal of helping cancer patients, the critically ill, and the impoverished.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2013

Program Percentage: 11%

The percentage of Breast Cancer Society (DISSOLVED)'s cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $84

How many dollars Breast Cancer Society (DISSOLVED) spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
The Breast Cancer Society IRS Form 990 26-0237089
The Breast Cancer Society Audited Financial Statements 26-0237089
Entity: The Breast Cancer Society
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 26-0237089
Entity: The Breast Cancer Society
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 26-0237089

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
Breast Cancer Society (DISSOLVED)
does not meet governance benchmarks.
Breast Cancer Society (DISSOLVED)
does not meet transparency benchmarks.

CharityWatch Governance Concerns

See Analysts' Notes for Explanation
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

  Name Title Compensation
1 James T. Reynolds, II Executive Director/Past President $296,539
2 Kristina Hixson Reynolds Director of Operations/Public Relations $129,773
Name: James T. Reynolds, II
Title: Executive Director/Past President
Compensation: $296,539
Name: Kristina Hixson Reynolds
Title: Director of Operations/Public Relations
Compensation: $129,773

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.
On May 19, 2015, the FTC and 58 law enforcement partners from every state and the District of Columbia announced that they have charged the Breast Cancer Society (BCS) and three other "sham cancer charities and their operators with bilking more than $187 million from consumers." According to the news release, BCS has agreed to settle the charges against it and under the proposed settlement orders, BCS will be dissolved.

Click on the "Articles & Alerts" Tab for a link to the full news release by the FTC.
According to The Breast Cancer Society audit of December 31, 2013 and its 2013 tax filing, the Organization received donated in-kind goods valued at approximately $23.5 million, including pharmaceuticals and medical supplies valued at approximately $21.8 million, and distributed approximately $22 million in donated pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and clothing to unidentified organizations in the regions of Sub-Saharan Africa, Central America and the Caribbean in 2013 (Audit Note A and IRS Form 990 Schedules M and F).

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]

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