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.

The application for the 2022 recipient(s) is now closed. The 2022 Recipient will be announced soon.

Keep Up to Date Register for an Event




Stat 1


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

View Recipients

img 1

Stat 2


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

Learn more

img 2

Stat 3

img 3

Our Recipients

Michelle Edmundson (2021)
31 May 2021

Meet Michelle- the 2021 Recipient! Michelle is a social studies teacher and lives with her family in Omaha, NE. We are so excited to welcome Michelle to the Pink Bandana family! Michelle was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, but since then it has now metastasized and spread to her skin, ribs and lungs. …

Read More

Melissa Green (2017)
25 January 2018

Melissa Green, 36, and her family, husband Ja’Thi, 6 year-old Jayla and 2 year-old Jaiden call Lincoln, NE home. Melissa was diagnosed in October 2016 initially with triple negative breast cancer, Stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma. Melissa is the director of childcare at the Trinity Lutheran School, but has been unable to work due to …

Read More