‘Barbells for Boobs’ breast cancer event held at CrossFit Rapture in Brightwaters

“Barbells for Boobs,” a fundraising event supporting breast cancer awareness month, is being held outside CrossFit Rapture in Brightwaters today. The event aims at providing

"Barbells for Boobs" is raising money to provide mammograms for people who don't have access to them on their own. (10/5/13)

BRIGHTWATERS - A unique fundraising event to support breast cancer awareness was held outside CrossFit Rapture in Brightwaters today.

Nearly 100 participated in "Barbells for Boobs," which aimed to raise money to provide breast cancer detection services for thousands of people who may not qualify for assistance on their own.

The CrossFit members, some of whom are breast cancer survivors, have already raised $14,000 for mammograms.

CrossFit Rapture's goal is to raise more than $20,000. It will continue to raise funds through December.

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