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The Mission of It's a Breast Thing is to ENHANCE the lives of breast cancer patients thru financial grants, provide SUPPORT to survivors and families, all while establishing strong PARTNERSHIPS with care providers.

 Upcoming Events!

It's a Breast Thing's Virtual 5K Walk/Run

September 8 - 24, 2023

Walk or run on your time at your favorite spot.
Registration @ RunSignUp.com

Earn a ticket to IBT's October 3 Event Value $20.00 and an IBT car decal.


Each participant gets their name entered into a drawing for a Playmakers Gift Card valued at $100.00 along with entry into the October 3rd Event and IBT car decal.

Fundraisers get additional chances to win Bronze $100 2 entries, Silver $250 3 entries and Gold $500 for a $100.00 Playmakers Gift Card.

(Need not be present to win)

Join us at the Oct. 3 Event to pick up your decal, medals, and celebrate breast cancer survivors.

It’s a Breast Thing Fall Fundraiser

Eagle Eye Golf Club
October 3, 2023
4:30 –8:00 pm

For more information see the October Event page.

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Vote for your favorite
Bra today!

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Would you like to be an event Sponsor, Exhibitor, or Bar Decorator? 

Click the link below to learn more: 

Ways to Support It’s a Breast Thing (Ibt):

  • Donate to Ibt to support Grants on our webpage.
  • Donate to support October Fundraiser Event
  • Donate to Ibt to support #SmallActs on our webpage.
  • Become a volunteer.
  • Support the October Event
    • Become a Sponsor
    • Be an Exhibitor
    • Be a Bra Decorator
    • Breast Cancer Survivors consider signing up to be a Calendar Model
    • Purchase an Ibt calendar
    • Attend the event

It's a Breast Thing Non Profit Corporation is a collaborative effort of Suzi Wyman & Barb McKessy and the It’s a Breast Thing Board of Directors who are committed to helping women with breast cancer in our local communities.

To purchase or inquire about an It's a Breast Thing Calendar please call 517-980-0357.
If you are a Breast Cancer Survivor and would like to become a Calendar Girl leave your name, number and email at 517-980-0357.  

Thank You
2022 Sponsors


Platinum Sponsor 
  Suzanne Hanses DO, PPLC
Gold Sponsor 
  Wealth Management Institute
Silver Sponsors 
  Team Rehabilitation
  Russ & Kathy Domon
  Delta Dental
Bronze Sponsors 
  Jon Stoppels
  Mark & Shelley O’Neill
  Dr. LeRoy G. Barnett & Ms. Dorothy Potter Barnett
Calendar Sponsors 
  Compass Health Cancer Center
  Powless Brothers Photography
  UnoDeuce Multimedia


How to Donate

  • Donate gift cards
  • Ask a business you know to donate a gift card
  • Ask friends & family to donate
  • Donate funds directly on www.itsabreastthing.org by selecting the Donate Now button below.

Your SUPPORT is always appreciated as the need for donations continues to grow. There are so many local breast cancer patients in financial need and the grants we award with the money you donate will make a huge difference in our community!

Please help us accomplish our mission by donating today and by reaching out to us with the name of groups that our Outreach Committee could talk to. Thank You for your continued support!

Survivors Stories



East Lansing nonprofit gave $1,000 grants to 111 breast cancer patients in 2020

East Lansing nonprofit gave $1,000 grants to 111 breast cancer patients in 2020

East Lansing-based nonprofit It's a Breast Thing doled out more than $100,000 to breast cancer patients across Greater Lansing in 2020.

Check out this story on lansingstatejournal.com.