Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition
3939 Old Hickory Blvd
Old Hickory TN 37138
Mission Statement
The mission of the Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition is to be the foremost advocate and provider for Tennesseans facing breast cancer through individual assistance, education and legislative action.  
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Ms. Jami Wright Eller
Board Chair Ms Michele Middleton
Board Chair Company Affiliation Feature Presentation
History & Background
Year of Incorporation 1998
Organization's type of tax exempt status 501-C3
Financial Summary
 
 
Projected Expenses $300,000.00
Projected Annual Revenue $300,000.00 (2014)
Statements
Mission The mission of the Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition is to be the foremost advocate and provider for Tennesseans facing breast cancer through individual assistance, education and legislative action.  
Background The Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition began as a grassroots organization in 1995 with a mission to eradicate breast cancer. Rather than allowing the disease to control its victims, survivors, family members, and friends nationwide decided to fight against the disease through action and advocacy. Today we are able to provide assistance to men and women in Tennessee through support of commuity outreach programs and our Emergency Access Fund.
Impact Through fund raising the Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition has contributed over $2,320,000 for education, advocacy, awareness and financial assistance to breast cancer patients.  Our Emergency Access Fund (EAF) has assisted over 695 patients who have become financially burdened due to loss of income and the inability to work while in treatment.  In 2013 we were able to help 92 individuals with necessities such as rent, mortgage payments, utilities, insurance premiums and/or medicals expenses.  In 2014 we have budgeted  $110,000 for this program in hopes to more than double the number of individuals we helped last year. 
Other ways to donate, support, or volunteer
 

Donations are always welcome via our website www.tbcc.org. While you are on the donation page check out our wish list for in-kind donations of office supplies, postage, printing and gift cards. Checks directly mailed to our office at 3939 Old Hickory Blvd., Old Hickory, TN 37138 are a great way to give as well. 

Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Diseases Disorders & Medical Disciplines / Breast Cancer
Secondary Organization Category Health Care / Patient & Family Support
Tertiary Organization Category Community Improvement, Capacity Building /
Areas of Service
Areas Served
TN
The Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition serves the entire state of Tennessee.
Programs
Description

The Emergency Access Fund provides financial assistance to men and women in financial need due to inability to work and/or mounting medical expenses incurred while undergoing treatment of breast cancer. This fund has provided assistance in preventing evictions, paying utilities, insurance and medical necessities. Due to the increased need for this program and the fact that each year TBCC exhaust the funds budgeted for assistance before year end the TBCC Board has made the EAF priority. 


Budget 110000
Category
Population Served , ,
Examples of Program Success
In 2011, sixty one percent (61%) of the funds awarded were to assist breast cancer patients and their families with rent or mortgage payments. Twenty eight (28%)  of the funds went to pay for individuals utilities, while seven percent (7%) went for medical expenses and four percent (4%) helped retain health insurance for breast cancer patients. 
Board Chair
Board Chair Ms Michele Middleton
Company Affiliation Feature Presentation
Term Jan 2012 to Dec 2014
Email bluemanm@msn.com
Board Members
NameAffiliationStatus
Ms. Nancy Allen BMW of NashvilleVoting
Mr. Beau Carroll Genomic HeathVoting
Mary Ellen Egger Vanderbilt Breast CenterVoting
Ms. Elizabeth (Liz) Hobbs GenentechVoting
Ms. Becky Mason Physical TherapistVoting
Ms. Michele Middleton
Karen Presley Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon, IncVoting
Jennifer Quier Metro Nashville LibraryVoting
Mrs. Mary Ann Richards RocheVoting
Ms. Beth Anne Scott Community VolunteerVoting
Corinne Sterling NHC Physical TherapistVoting
Ms. Lori Ward St. Thomas Mobile Mammography CoordinatorVoting
Mr. Paul Williams V.P. Regions BankVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 12
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 2
Female 11
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 2
Board Term Limits 2
Board Meeting Attendance % 85%
Does the organization have written Board Selection Criteria? Yes
Does the organization have a written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage of Board Members making Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage of Board Members making In-Kind Contributions 100%
Does the Board include Client Representation? No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 10
Standing Committees
Advisory Board / Advisory Council
Development / Fund Raising
Executive
Finance
Special Events
Strategic Planning
Volunteer
Education
Marketing
Risk Management Provisions
Commercial General Liability & Medical Malpractice
Directors & Officers Policy
Special Event Liability
Additional Board Members
NameAffiliation
Dr. Mary Gingrass Plastic Surgery Center of Nashville
Dr. Alan Henry
Dr. Robin Williams
Executive Director/CEO
Executive Director Ms. Jami Wright Eller
Term Start Mar 2007
Email jami@tbcc.org
Staff
Full Time Staff 0
Part Time Staff 0
Volunteers 100
Contractors 3
Retention Rate 100%
Plans & Policies
Does the organization have a documented Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Does the organization have an approved Strategic Plan? Yes
Number of years Strategic Plan Considers 4
When was Strategic Plan adopted? Jan 2011
In case of a change in leadership, is a Management Succession plan in place? No
Does the organization have a Policies and Procedures Plan? Under Development
Does the organization have a Nondiscrimination Policy? No
 
 
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01 2014
Fiscal Year End Dec 31 2014
Projected Revenue $300,000.00
Projected Expenses $300,000.00
Endowment Spending Policy N/A
Detailed Financials
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201320122011
Program Expense$89,000$97,488$132,759
Administration Expense$110,151$110,482$124,734
Fundraising Expense$1,240$1,976$231
Payments to Affiliates$0$0$0
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.531.111.08
Program Expense/Total Expenses44%46%52%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%1%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201320122011
Total Assets$397,169$275,200$251,614
Current Assets$393,481$272,659$249,897
Long-Term Liabilities$0$0$0
Current Liabilities$16,093$0$0
Total Net Assets$381,076$275,200$251,614
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201320122011
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities24.45----
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201320122011
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201320122011
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountFundraising Events $204,954Fundraising Events $149,885Fundraising Events $213,764
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountContributions, Gifts and Grants $52,185Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $39,160Contributions and Grants $61,077
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountInvestment Income $1,953Investment Income $1,024Investment Income $1,587
Capital Campaign
Is the organization currently conducting a Capital Campaign for an endowment or the purchase of a major asset? No
Capital Campaign Goal $0.00
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No
State Charitable Solicitations Permit
TN Charitable Solicitations Registration Yes - Expires June 2015
Organization Comments
 
 
GivingMatters.com Financial Comments
Financial figures are taken from the 990.
990 prepared by Gillette, Henderson & Co., PLLC.
Comment provided by Laurel Fisher 9/22/14.
Nonprofit Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition
Address 3939 Old Hickory Blvd
Old Hickory, TN 37138
Primary Phone (615) 377-8777
Contact Email jami@tbcc.org
CEO/Executive Director Ms. Jami Wright Eller
Board Chair Ms Michele Middleton
Board Chair Company Affiliation Feature Presentation
Year of Incorporation 1998

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