Many Great Companies and Organizations step up to the Fight against Breast Cancer!
Here’s what they are doing!
Empire State Building NYC 2010
To commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Estee Lauder Companies‘ Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign illuminated a total of 38 global historic landmarks in pink lights over a 24-hour period of time, creating a new category and achieving a new Guinness World Record entitled: “Most Landmarks Illuminated for a Cause in 24 Hours.” The 24-hour period began at 12:00 pm EST on Thursday, September 30 and ended 12:00 pm EST on Friday, October 1. Guinness World Records made this official announcement on October 1, as Evelyn H. Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of The Estee Lauder Companies, and Elizabeth Hurley, Spokesmodel for Estee Lauder and The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, illuminated the Empire State Building in pink lights, commemorating an effort that began 11 years ago at the same New York City landmark.
Rockefeller Center, illuminated PINK , 2010
As a grand finale to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Grammy Award-winning singer Harry Connick Jr. will be the featured performer at Philadelphia’s famed Academy of Music on Saturday, October 30, 2010 for Rock the Ribbon – the 10th anniversary celebration and benefit concert for Breastcancer.org. In the 10 years since its founding, Breastcancer.org has become the world’s leading online breast cancer resource, reaching more than 27 million people across the globe with the most reliable, comprehensive, and up-to-date medical information and much-needed peer support.
OverStock.com Finds the Pink
Georgia-Pacific Celebrates All Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Volunteers
With more than 100,000 volunteers participating in Komen Races across the country, volunteers serve as the backbone of the series, helping to put on more than 120 Race events each year. Georgia-Pacific recognizes the hard work and dedication of the volunteers and created the Quilted Northern Soft & Strong® Champions campaign to recognize race volunteers and everyone else that lends a helping hand in supporting Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Whether it’s working at a Race or leaving an encouraging note for loved ones online, anyone can be a Quilted Northern Soft & Strong® Champion.
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® is the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world, with 1.5 million participants each year. The Komen Race for the Cure Series raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. In 2010 and 2011, Georgia-Pacific has committed to donating $225,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
“At Georgia-Pacific, we are excited about our seventh year as a sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series and wish to celebrate all those who bond together to help support and honor those affected by breast cancer,” said Anna Umphress of Georgia-Pacific. “To show our commitment to finding a cure, we are the official sponsor of volunteers of over 120 Komen Race for the Cure events held in the U.S.”
Braza brightens the future for Breast Cancer Awareness
Braza, the fashion accessories brand known for “supporting women in all the right places,” is showing a new level of support for women this October by donating a portion of proceeds from the sale of their new Flash Tape Mini to organizations that support Breast Cancer Awareness. Ten percent of the wholesale price of the Flash Tape Mini will be donated. Each dispenser also includes a pink enamel ribbon charm on a chain, as well as a tag indicating websites to visit for information on breast cancer.
Flash Tape Mini is a body/clothing fashion tape that can be used on the go. It can be used to hold clothing in place, close unwanted gaps in blouses, repair hems and even hold up socks. The original Flash Tape is one of Braza’s top selling products.Flash Tape Mini retails for $7.00 for a 10 inch roll and is available on braza-bra.com as well as at various local retailers throughout the country.
Skin Authority supports the Pink Ribbon Girls.
Skin Authority is inviting their customers to support The Pink Ribbon Girls, an organization of young breast cancer SURVIVORS, who are ENCOURAGED by their shared experiences, to EDUCATE & INSPIRE others to GROW & LIVE beyond breast cancer.For this purposes, Skin Authority has created the special GO! Gorgeous PINK EDITION skin care kit . . . one of their most popular items. Through October, for every PINK EDITION you purchase, Skin Authority will donate 10% of its net proceeds to The Pink Ribbon Girls. Priced at just $52, there is no additional cost to donate.
Payless is willing to Embrace the Cure
This October, Payless will inspire shoppers to show their support for breast cancer awareness with this year’s must-have accessory item – the 2010 Payless Breast Cancer Awareness charm bracelet benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s leading breast cancer advocacy organization. The nation’s largest specialty footwear retailer is proud to once again offer its Embrace the Cause bracelet in all its stores beginning Oct. 1 and online at Payless.com® starting this week for just $2 – an accessible price that enables more people to get involved and has raised more than $3.6 million since 2004 for the cause.
ULTA Windows of Love Campaign(TM) to Show Support in 369 Store Windows Across the Country
Throughout the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the windows at ULTA stores across the country will be covered in “Love Letters” as part of its Windows of Love(TM) campaign to support breast cancer awareness and research. The program showcases letters written by women, containing messages of hope, support and inspiration, in store windows at ULTA’s 369 locations nationwide. The campaign is designed to create a visual testament to the power of women helping women in the battle against breast cancer.
ULTA will provide three additional ways for women to help raise funds for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®:
— Those who donate $1 can register for a chance to win a beauty bag of
pink ribbon products; one winner per store will be chosen by random
— Those who make a contribution of $5 or more can receive their choice of
a pink ribbon umbrella or tote bag.*
— Those who visit ulta.com can make a donation to fund hours of breast
cancer research via The Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s® Time for
Paula Young Thinks Pink
Paula Young, America’s Choice for Beautiful Hair, will donate 10% of the proceeds to Breast Cancer research when you purchase one of their Fabulous PINK Styles. Still Blonde after all these YEARS will be hosting a giveaway (very soon) with Paula Young to giveaway some of these Pink wigs, give you a chance to share your breast cancer stories, and raise Breast Cancer awareness!
ShoeDazzle.com–Pink is Powerful
ShoeDazzle.com has 3 amazing products that they have developed, a pink bootie (Beth), pink and black clutch (Hope), and a white, pink and black scarf (Baila). 10% of your pink Purchases benefits the fight against breast cancer. Still Blonde after all these YEARS is working with ShoeDazzle.com to highlight their campaign. During the month of October, we will be having a giveaway where ShoeDazzle is giving 2 credits ($80) to their site to a lucky winner from our site!
Please thank all of these companies by considering them for your next purchases for Breast Cancer Awareness support and the Holidays! I was provided samples for several of the items mentioned above.