Over the years, TBBCF has typically set a minimum fundraising goal of $300,000 in order to support three breast cancer research grants. Fundraising dollars are monies raised through the Walk Across Southeastern CT, general donations and proceeds from events and promotions. We review the operating expense for each upcoming year and will continue with the model of being run predominantly by a strong volunteer base and with the support of key sponsors. TBBCF devotes 100% of gross fundraising dollars directly to research. Those who donate know exactly how and to whom their donation dollars are directed.