Strength. Courage. Beautiful.

Raising awareness & funds for young women age 40 and under in Nebraska.

While uncommon, breast cancer does affect women under the age of 40 and there is little communication and educational material for these women. Breast cancer is dramatic for any woman, but younger women face a variety of different challenges.


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Each year Pink Bandana gives financial gifts to young women and their families battling breast cancer.

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Every year Pink Bandana helps a graduating high school student go to college by sponsoring a $4,000 college scholarship.

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Our Recipients

Kate Gorman (2019)
9 April 2019

Kate is 26 years old and a pediatric nurse from Omaha. She was diagnosed in October 2018 with stage 2, high grade invasive ductal adenocarcinoma of the right breast. She underwent six rounds of chemotherapy and is scheduled to have a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction. Being a young woman that has not had children yet, …

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Jenae Jindra (2019)
9 April 2019

Jenae Jindra is 32 years old and lives with her two children in Clarkson where she was raised. Her son, Chase, is 9 and in third grade and her daughter, Logynn, is 6 and in kindergarten. Jenae is a member of the Clarkson Volunteer Fire Department; she is the treasurer for the department and a …

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