“‘Boobies Rock!’ T-shirt company cashes in on cancer.” By Stephanie Zimmermann, Chicago Sun-Times

You see them at bars and Bears games and other places around Chicago and the suburbs that attract big crowds and a lot of men — young women who want you to help a “good cause” by buying T-shirts and other items emblazoned with the words “Boobies Rock!” and similarly provocative phrases. Their pitch: “Would you like to make a donation to breast-cancer awareness?” Former sellers say it works, often bringing in $3,000 or more in cash at events for Boobies Rock, a company based in a Denver suburb. Often, they say, people would press money into their hands saying they want to donate to the fight against breast cancer, even if they don’t want a T-shirt, beer koozie or bracelet.

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