After the death of his mother, Betty, from breast cancer in 1999, NKOTB member Danny Wood searched for a way to keep her memory alive. He started the Betty Wood Breast Cancer Foundation during his solo career to help raise funds for breast cancer research & early detection. The return of NKOTB in 2008 gave Danny a larger audience for the story of his mother and her fight against breast cancer. Fans began walking & raising money under the name Team Betty at breast cancer awareness races across the US and Canada in 2009. Rallying behind their brother, the members of NKOTB created pink ribbon items to sell during their reunion tour. Using his mother’s memory as inspiration, Danny released a solo album, “Stronger: Remember Betty”, with all proceeds being donated to the fight against breast cancer.
Known today as Remember Betty, the charity has over 140 teams in 20 countries and has raised over $1.2million in the fight against breast cancer.
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