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A Worthwhile Cause

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"Athena’s Home Novelties is hosting its largest fundraiser to date. In our fight against Breast Cancer, we are asking for a mere $5.00 donation along with a bra or bras to be hooked together in October 2010. In helping to fight the cause, we may even break the bra-chain world record of 169,000 bras!

Send as many bras as you'd like, along with a $5.00 check made out to "Athena's Cup", to:

Athena's Home Novelties
640 Winter Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895

or send the bras to the address above and use PayPal to make your $5.00 donation online."

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  1. rizza says – reply to this


    instead of putting alllll this time and effort into recruiting more cancer patients why not spend it on PREVENTION?

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    The money raised by this fundraiser will be used in some many various ways to help those that have suffered from breast cancer, are currently fighting this disease, and prevent the disease. There are still so many mysteries surrounding breast cancer that we can't fully learn how to prevent the illness until we fully understand the illness. Your $5 donation really can help save someone's mother, sister, wife, child, cousin, grandmother, or best friend from dying from the disease.

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    Instead of prevention, where is the cure after all these millions and billions of dollars? No, instead we have cures for male impotenence!:(( And upcoming cures for prostate cancer. Male, not female, problems. And BTW, the leading cause of death in women is heart related…something that *never* gets any decent publicity.

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    Re: sparkys nemesis – agreed!!!!!!

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    Re: GoddessH

    The money will go to the Susan G. Komen foundation

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    Not a bad idea. Susan G. Komen Foundation is a great way to fundraise. I had an aunt that died from this disease.

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    for more information, please check out www.athenascup.com

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    Re: rizza – smartest thing I've ever read on this site.

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    Currently the world record for longest bra chain is held by Australia. New Zealand is now trying to break the record…please help Athena's (a company based in the USA) break the record! This is a really fun way to raise awareness for breast cancer…which kills way too many women!

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    We want celebrity bras!!! Come on Angelina, Madonna and Lady GaGa! Show your SUPPORT and send us your bras!

  11. 11

    This is totally awesome for a great cause. Come on all!!! Let's break that record. ;-)

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    Let's raise money, find a cure and Kick cancer's butt once and for all!!! Celeb's you out there? We all got old bras…..Donate Money and Bras for a GREAT cause, FINDING A CURE!!! Newport, RI would be honored to have your bras flying in the Ocean State's Wind!!!

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    Miss Applegate, Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crowe, Anastacia, Edie Falco, Suzanne Somers, Sandra Day O’Connor…. Breast Cancer Survivors, UNITE, fight and WIN!

    Spread the word, spread your courage, spread HOPE!

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    This charity is AMAZING & the people behind it are even MORE amazing. CELEBS, SURRENDER YOUR BRAS!!!!

  15. 15

    Come on girls - Give em up for an amazing cause!! It would be incredible to have some of Hollywoods Bras on the chain!

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    Ive seen a lot of breast cancer awareness and paid attention a lot more since my best friend was diagnosed. It hits very close to home and I think its awesome what Athena's is doing. Please Help support this cause. The life you save could be your own.

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    This is a great fundraiser! Not only does it raise awareness, but donations go towards finding that cure! C'mon! Who's got bras to donate?

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    It is about the 5$ donation that actually goes TOWARD the research not making more link ribbons. We are asking for you to give up as many bras as you can spare. We all know someone who has or had Breast Cancer, No matter if you are famous or not it hits everyone and we want to Hit back with Everyone donating and joining together. Please help us give those that are searching for a cure the founds to FIND that cure. Thank you so much for your support and help. It's 5$ and as many bras as you can spare.

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    You give away millions each year to other causes…we don't need your money (well, really we do) WE WANT YOUR OLD/UNWANTED BRAS! It won't cost you anything to have your "people" go through your drawers and help us with our cause! PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!

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    If this sight gets the hits it does everyday, we should be expecting millions of "supporters" within the next few days. PLEASE HELP by donating those old/unwanted bras! Everyone, not just the celebs! We need them all! C'mon ladies, "Hook up" with Athena's and raise awareness in your neck of the woods!

  21. 21

    All you celebrity ladies…time to give up the old boulder holders….join us in our quest

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    Hey all you ladies out there Lets save the TAH TAH's!! Send your bra's one and all . All of us have been touched by this disease in one way or another. SUPPORT the cause! Come on celebrities you know your reading these posts why not do something good with your old bras? Send them to Athenas!!!

  23. HDBCH says – reply to this


    Cmon Whoopi, Madonna, Cher; all you celeb ladies we WANT your Bras and or donation. All donation are going to RESEARCH……..BRAS BRAS AND MORE BRAS!

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    Athena's is amazing for this!!! They have done so much to raise money for awareness AND prevention.

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    Athena's is amazing for this! They have raised so much money for awareness and prevention!

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    JOY BEHAR AND THE LADIES ON THE VIEW - donate your old bras!!!!!!!!!

    Ellen Degeneres, you too please?!!!

    Let's bring a world record to the US!! And raise much needed dollars for RESEARCH!!!

  27. 27

    Such an awesome awesome cause!!! Lets see the SUPPORT and protect those TAH TAHS!!

  28. 28

    I cleaned out my bra drawer and sent in 10 that I don't wear…so can YOU! A bag of bras and $5 is easy!! C'mon people…do it to help save lives!

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    Come on ladies…send in your bras. Send in your friends bras.

  30. AMJL says – reply to this


    This is so fantastic! I can't believe something as simple as donating my old bras that I was going to get rid of anyways and a small donation like $5 can support finding a cure for breast cancer!!!
    Keep it up Athena's you're doing a GREAT job!!!!

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    SUPPORT for any cause is necessary; I've had too many friends touched by breast cancer and I want to give back! I've sent in my bras and I hope that everyone who reads this will consider doing the same. The $5 donation is just one day of not having a cup of coffee. Please SUPPORT this worthwhile cause and send your $5 and bras to Rhode Island.

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    We NEED to do this! This for EVERYONE that has had to deal with horrible disease! Moms, sisters, anunts, grandmothers, friends, fathers that have lost a daughter, husbands that have lost a wife! Brithers that have lost a sister! PLEASE surrender you bras to The Athena's CUP Woonsocket, Rhode Island, U.S.A. and HELP us break the world record! And kick breast caner in the butt! Goddess love!

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    Come on ladies send in those Bra's!!! Athena's is made of wonderful and powerful women. Help us reach our 169,000 goal of Bra's and donations. Lady Gaga, Sandra Bullock, Sheryl Crow, Barbra Walters, Oprah, Miley Cyrus, Victoria secrets models, Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Swift and all others. Join in the Athena's cup!!!

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    I sent out my bras this morning with a 25 dollar donation. I hope it helps this cause that a very dear friend is involved with.

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    No disrespect! We're doing a great thing here:)!! Send us your bras today!

  37. 37

    This is an amazing way to show support for those you love who have had cancer. Best of all, our donations will help save lives.


    Athena's Home Novelties
    640 Winter Street
    Woonsocket, RI 02895

    or send the bras to the address above and use PayPal to make your $5.00 donation online."

  38. 38

    Come on ladies, donate your old bras! Make a donation if you are able. This is for such a wonderful cause. And it is to help find a cure. There are so many medical mysteries out there. You would think would this one would be easy enough to cure, unfortunately, it has not. Let's help by donating.

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    Prevention is part of this fundraiser, people!
    Re: rizza – Rizza, you don't have to be affected by cancer to participate in this event. The money is going towards prevention AND research.
    Re: sparkys nemesis – Sparkys Nemesis, I'd encourage you to fundraise for the heart disease foundations - but it doesn't help if you're being negative towards other issues!
    This is a great effort! What else are you planning to do with your old busted bra's anyway?

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    THIS is amazing! Goddess Bless AThenas for working with this cause and THANK YOU , Perez, for your help! Everyone's donations of bras and $5 are one step closer to working to fight this disease and help the casue!! WHOO HOO! GO GIRLS! Take a moment of your day and through an old bra in the mail!! THANK YOU and GODDESS BLESS www.athenashn.com/2579

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    It's spreading!!! The Athena's Cup will reach the goal our own Mother Goddess set to break the Guinness Book of World Records if we all donate! Show your "SUPPORT"!!!! HOOK UP with Athena's!! Oh, and if you want to help through purchases, some of our items on the website and in the catalog have little pink ribbons next to them, you get something and a portion of the proceeds go directly to help find a cure! www.athenasbyshannon.net to check it out! Host your own BRA PARTY in your home! You get FREE products and Athena's Cup gets the bras your friends donate! Contact Athena's Home Office at 1-877-ATHENAS for a Goddess near you!!

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    Having a Survivor Mom, I continue to support anthing that could help find for a cure for this sad disease. I know many families that have been affected by this disease and wow, how amazing would a cure!! WAY TO GO ATHENA HOME NOVELTIES!!

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    Working with so many women as often as we do, I have met hundreds affected by this disease in some way or another, directly or indirectly, please support our cause!

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    Love to see these fabulously funny comediennes donate their old bra's! Bet each one comes with a sassy story. Natasha Leggero, Amy Schumer, Melissa Rauch, Tig Notaro, Heather McDonald, Eliza Coupe, Megan Mooney, Nadine Rajabi, Maria Bamford, Codi Fischer, Ellie Kemper, Garfunkel and Oates (Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome). Please send us your bra's!!

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    hey celebrities, we need your bras!!! Help us break a world record for a great cause!! Everyone knows someone that has been effected by this terrible disease, please help us do our part!!

  46. 46

    This is a fabulous idea! I'm working on collecting bras from ladies around Fort Knox, KY. We've got civilians and military donating…Why not get celebrities, too?

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    Come on ladies! I know we all own at least 10 bras but have our favorite 2. Let's add to the chain of bras.
    If celebs start joining us, who know how far we can go with this.

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    Hey Perez, did you send in YOUR old bras to this good cause???

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    It is so easy to do the right thing and help out this amazing cause!!! Come on Rolling Stone…I read your mag and I know you check out this site cuz you quote Perez constanty…hell you did an article on him. You're in the advertising on the sidebars! Get all your connections/celebs together and help us fight breast cancer one bra at a time!!!!

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    for more information go to www.athenascup.org

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    Come on ladies, lets get our bras together and donate to this awesome cause! How many of you celebrities have old bras you no longer need, donate them and feel good that you did something to help with this cause. too many people are effected by breast cancer, its time to find a cure!!!!

    Goddess Love!

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    Let's break the record!!!

  53. 53

    Instead of throwing your old bras in the trash, send them to Athena's….as long as the hooks are still in place! Recycle and help a great cause!!

  54. 54

    We have to do whatever we can to stop Breast Cancer so everyone take off your bras and send then to Athena's for Athena's Cup we want to break the record and beat breast cancer .

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    Sharon Case Please help Athena's break the record of most bras linked together!! Send us your old unwanted bras!!! Rhianna you too girl! Mo'nique this means you!!! :) Thanks ladies!!!

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    fighting cancer one bra at a time….. cool beans!

  57. 57

    Athena's is trying to break the world record chain of bras yes.. It would be AMAZING if we could do it.. But it's the half a million dollars we're trying to raise that's more important! The bras wont help find a cure, the money will! Please help by surrendering your bras and a mere $5 to this VERY worth while cause..
    Celebrities, are you out there? Please help us reach our goal! You donate MILLIONS every year to other charities, please help us by just giving a small amount (or a large one would be great too! :] ) to the Athena's cup!

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    Way to go Athena's! What a fun idea!! I'll start collecting!! What a great company !!!!!!!!!

  59. 59

    This is such an incredible cause and a unique way of getting the word out about Breast Cancer awareness. Thanks Perez for featuring this great cause!

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    Hello to all…..Please help us in the quest to eradicate this horrible disease! $5.00 and your old bras! What a wonderful cause.. I am doing this for my Good friend Michelle Enos who earned her angels wings September 2001…Love you and miss you terribly Michelle!

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    This is an AMAZING

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    This is an amazing fund-raiser - what were you going to do with those old bras, anyway? Donate them to the Athena's cup and help us FIND A CURE!

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    We have 5 months to go and we are working real hard to break this record. I was one of the lucky ones and my mom beat this horrible disease.

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    I stand by this cause prodly, it's a worthy cause, help us stomp out Breast Cancer just send a $5.00 dondtion along with any old bras you may have, this is a serious illness, it is time we start saving lives, it could be your own, check out www.athenascup.org
    Come on all you celebrities, we know you do other fundraisers why not this one and make a difference

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    This is so easy to do… what other charity do you know that only asks for $5. Come on ladies and gentlemen,…. even if you don't have bras to donate… your $5 will go to FIGHT BREAST CANCER!

    Lady Gaga's Bra would kick ASS!

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    Such a good cause! C'mon Ladies!!! Everyone at some point in their lives is sadly touched by this disease. Lets do all we can to prevent it!!!!

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    The Athena's Cup is an awesome opportunity to help mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends that were touched by breast cancer. It is also a great way to raise awareness and prevent more women from being in the dark about breast cancer. Athena's is going to break a world record! Why not help be a part of it! And along with breaking a world record Athena's is going to donate money to the Susan G. Komen foundation! Why would you pass up a great opportunity to help others and be record breaking at the same time.

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    This is an amazing event being headed by the most amazing woman I know! Please give up your old bras and a measley 5 bucks! The money goes toward research, and later the bras will get donated to women in need! SUPPORT IT!

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    We CAN do this!! I have to much to lose of we don't. Perez put your big mouth to good use and help get high named people involved.

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    What an amazing an empowering way to get rid of your old bras~
    Donate Ladies!

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    this is such an AWESOME cause!!!!! $5 donation is nothing, its change in most peoples pockets! Instead of getting you late tomorrow morning, donate it along with some old bras for this great cause to STOP BREAST CANCER IN ITS TRACK!!!! Lets put an end to this disease that is taking our mothers, gramdothers, daughters friends, and sisters lives!!!! Think about what really matters in our lives. Lets make a change, lets be the reason this disease goes AWAY FOR EVER!!!

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    What a GREAT way to raise $$$ and awareness! WAY TO GO ATHENA'S!!
    Please send in all those old bras — come on celebs — Let's break the world record here in America! www.athenascup.org

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    Re: misslindsay – the web site is actually www.athenascup.ORG

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    great CAUSE! pLEASE DONATE BRAS AND OR cash!!! sAVE THE ta tas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  75. 75

    Ladies this is an amazing cause by an amazing company! Don't forget to write the name of a Loved one on the bra's you send in to Honor their fight!

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    Such a great cause, such a great company! So happy to see Athena's getting the attention it deserves for all the great work that is done! :)

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    Can you surrender your old bras for One great cause. At Athena's , we are looking to break a world record of hooking together 179,000 bras by October 2010. All $5.00 donation will be given to the Susan G. Koleman Fund and all bras will be donated. Your bras can be part of a Worl Record!!! Now that's something to be proud of!

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    A more than worthwhile cause. I have already donated many old and oversized bras!!!!!! Join in!!!!!! :o )

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    This is a great idea. Not only do you get to clean out your drawers, but you are helping to fight to find a cure! Awesome!

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    I can't wait for this event! Besides the fact that we're raising money for such an important issue, the inspiration that we get from everyone participating means a lot for the people that are affected!

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    Come on ladies, send in those bras! We would love to see celebrity bras to help get our cause out there!

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    YAAAY ATHENAS!!!! I'm so proud of everyone!

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    Re: TexasGoddess1708 – Hi Mutha!

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    Wonderful undertaking! Very proud to be a part of it! C'mon everyone! Send Athena's those bras!!

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    This is such a great cause! There are so many woman and men that die from this disease! It is time to put an end to breast cancer!
    GO MOTHER GODDESS, JENNIFER JOLICOEUR, for following you dream and tring to put an end to breast cancer!!!!!
    I am proud to support this cause! Help become a part of history!

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    Thank you Perez Hilton for featuring the Athena's Cup here! C'mon folks -all you have to do is gather those bras you don't wear and send them to the Athena's Cup with a check for $5. How hard is that?

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    COME ON LADIES!!! This is an awsome cause. We need those bras and your donation of only $5.00. I lost my Aunt/Godmother to breast cancer and thankfully my Grandmother is a survivor!!!! We need all of you to help, so please take just a few moments, go through that underware drawer and send us those bras you don't wear anymore.
    Thank you & GODDESS BLESS!!!!

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    This is amazing! Go Athena's!!!! Send your bras. or go to athenashn.com and find a goddess in your area to give your bras to!

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    Come on ladies!! HELP SAVE THE BOOBIES :)


    Athena's Home Novelties
    640 Winter Street
    Woonsocket, RI 02895

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    I've never had the honor of working for a company that supports such a worth while cause or that has put so much effort into changing lives! Athena's is helping to change lives 1 bra at a time and 1 toy at a time!!!

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    I have collected over 100 bras for this cause…….. I am doing my part what are YOU doing?

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    It's all about prevention and I personally prefer not to give my dollars to researching a cure when I feel there already is one. HOWEVER……………..if you research the Susan G. Komen Foundation you will see the great things it does such as……….giving four year college scholarships to children who have lost a parent to breast cancer. So, this is a very worthwhile cause that you can be a part of!

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    Let's all support a worthy cause that has affected so many of us! Send in your BRAS and $5! Together we can help beat this thing!

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    This is so great for everyone or anyone who has a loved one that was lost to the battle or someone that is kicking it's ass. We can do this people come and keep the love coming we can find a cure and will find one with everyone's support.

  95. Amy F says – reply to this


    Way to go Athena's! I have no doubts that you will EXCEED your goal!!!
    Send in your bras and donation, help fight this awful disease that has touched almost all our lives in some way or another!

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    Such as great cause! everyone has older bras that don't fit right! send them in and support the fight for a cure! Thanks to Athena's Home Novelties for caring & help fighting breast cancer.

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    Thank you everyone for supporting such a worthwhile cause! I'm so blessed to have you all as fans and supporters!

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    This is an AWESOME cause!

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    For all of you naysayers, finding a cure for breast cancer isn't all that easy, in case you haven't noticed. So, does that mean other diseases shouldn't be allowed to be researched and cured? Does it mean that surviving breast cancer patients shouldn't be helped and comforted? Does it mean that we should not educate the public at large about what we DO know? OF COURSE NOT! Stop being ridiculous and SEND US YOUR BRAS!

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    Re: Batboy – We love you Batboy! And Mrs. Batboy!

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