This Saturday (November 7), Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss, fashion stylist Freddie Leiba, and MTV personality Fonzworth Bentley will be among the celebrities coming out to support the fight against breast cancer through Atlanta’s Pink Ribbon Affair Benefit and Fashion Show.
The event was organized through the partnership of the non-profit Sisters of Faith Breast Cancer Foundation and the Asato Agency, Atlanta’s first and only full-service styling agency.
The directive of the show is to raise funds to create a new biopsy program in 2010 to assist low income women without health insuranc
According to recent statistical data from the CDC, low income women of all backgrounds are less likely to receive an annual mammogram, which is critical for early intervention.
Breast cancer remains the most common form of cancer in women and is the second leading cause of death in U.S. women.
“This cause is extremely important, not only to me, but for our communities,” explained Asato Agency CEO Tangie Black to AllHipHop.com. “After losing my own mother to breast cancer last year, I’ve come to realize the impact this disease has on the entire family.