October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and odds are you or someone you know has a loved one that has been affected by this disease. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, brands are offering consumers special edition products and donating proceeds to the support of cancer research and a future cure.
Not only do these products promote a worthy cause, they honor the strength, beauty and resilience that is within every woman. Support Breast Cancer Awareness this month by purchasing one of the following pink products or making a donation to cancer research.
-Fiat has issued 500 “Pink Ribbon” models this month. For every model purchased, the company will be donating $1,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation with a minimum donation of $50,000 being made.
-Bare Necessities has a special edition line of pink bras that are available this October, but they aren’t limiting their donations to only the pink bras. For every bra purchased in the month of October a donation of $0.25 will go towards The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
-Lacoste‘s “Pink Croc Collection” features signature Lacoste items. Throughout October, the company will donate 10% of the proceeds of collection purchases towards The Breast Cancer Research Fund.
-Purchase any items between September 1 and November 1 at Forever 21 from their “The Courage Collection“, and 10% of the proceeds go to The Susan G. Komen for the Cure, with a guaranteed minimum of $25,000.
- Lord & Taylor has launched Project Pink, a series of special events and programs, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month at its Fifth Avenue flagship for the month of October. Project Pink offers customers access to a number of exciting events for a cause, including a cocktail party with Lauren by Ralph Lauren and Glamour magazine, a personal appearance by Oscar de la Renta and a fashion presentation of Swarovski embellished dresses narrated by Avril Graham of Harper’s Bazaar. These events run from October 6 to October 13.
-Stila Cosmetic‘s “Positive and Pretty Palette”, valued at $62, is retailing for just $14 . Proceeds go to The Foundation for Living Beauty. Their mission is to empower women to reduce their cancer risk, and increase their self-esteem, physical wellness, and emotional stability, after coping with the taxing affects of cancer and chemotherapy.
-Rite Aid is partnering with Revlon and encouraging customers to “Think Pink during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month” in October. During a month-long ‘œBeauty of Giving’ campaign, fans of Rite Aid’s Facebook page can honor someone affected by cancer by sharing their story and entering for a chance to name a new pink shade of Revlon nail polish in their honor. Revlon is donating $1 from each Rite Aid sale of all specially marked high velocity shades of pink nail and lip products. All donations, up to a maximum of $25,000, will go toward supporting women’s cancer research.
-Swarovski’s Glamour Bracelet supports The American Breast Cancer Foundation and encourages you to “flaunting your support with style.” These gorgeous bracelets make more than a fashion statement.
How will you be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness this month?
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