stop calling!

Since it is no great secret that I think “breast cancer charities” that employ compensated solicitation callers (cold callers) are the scum of the earth, you think they would stop calling me right?

But no…. they don’t. So I called the above number’s headquarters this afternoon. The Breast Cancer Charities of America in Texas.

I never signed up for anything of theirs, I never attended any of their events, and I certainly haven’t given them any donations. Yet they magically know I am a breast cancer survivor.

Sorry that still bugs me over six years later.

I got some perky pony on the phone. In her up-talk voice she had to tell me that they operate these solicitation calls through a third-party and it takes a while to get them removed. So I gave her the 411: I’m putting her on my blog and I have been requesting to be removed from their list for months.

Good charities don’t do this. Period.

About carla

Writer, blogger, photographer, breast cancer survivor. I write about whatever strikes my fancy as I meander through life.
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2 Responses to stop calling!

  1. Cheri Astrahan says:

    Checked its BBB rating at They did not disclose their rates of overhead vs. actual spent on charity. Bad sign. is a news report on them 11/7/2013 by ABC13 in Houston. It’s an eye opener. It’s not a charity, ti’s a business. That’s my opionion.

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