The Power of Pink!
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and you can make a difference…just by shopping! Check out these simple and stylish ways to help support and raise awareness for Breast Cancer worldwide. Click on a vendor's name for more information.
Kodak EasyShare Gallery is proud to be the official photo sponsor of the Breast Cancer 3-Day Walks, benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation. In support of this important cause, the Gallery has created custom pink products. For each pink product purchased, Kodak will donate 10 percent of the retail price to the Komen Foundation.
Click here for more info and be sure to check out the innovative Kodak EasyShare V-Series. Other Kodak products include photo books, cards, T-shirts, and frames.
2005 FORD Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf
Ford invites you to "get tied" to the cause with the 2005 Ford breast cancer awareness scarf created by fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer. Wear it as a belt, top, pocket square or scarf, and you'll make a powerful statement in the fight against breast cancer. Scarves are currently available for $35 online through the Komen Foundation’s Marketplace. $30 from the sale of each scarf will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Sephora Mixed Pinks
The Komen Foundation and Sephora have joined together to fight breast cancer through the Sephora Mixed Pinks program. Through November 30, 2005, Sephora will produce and sell the following to benefit the Komen Foundation: Skin Care Kits, Lip Gloss Kits, Fragrance Kits, Lip brush and the Pink Mini Pouch. The products will be sold in Sephora stores across the United States and on their Website. Sephora will donate $12 from the sale of each kit, making a minimum guaranteed donation of $250,000 to the Komen Foundation in conjunction with this program.
Pier 1 Komen Candle
For the ninth consecutive year, the Komen Foundation and Pier 1 Imports have partnered to light the way in the fight against breast cancer through the sale of its commemorative Komen Candle. Additionally, Pier 1 is also selling a silk and hand-beaded Komen Jewelry Box. Pier 1 will donate 25 percent of the purchase price (excluding tax) from sales of the $14 candle and the $30 jewelry box to the Komen Foundation to support innovative breast cancer research, educational programs, and other resources for women, men and their families.
Planet Dog: Help “Spread the Woof”
In 2005, the Komen Foundation continues its partnership with Planet Dog, a designer, developer and manufacturer of products for dogs and cats. Planet Dog has created the Pink Ribbon Ringo and the Pink Ribbon Buddy to benefit the Komen Foundation. For each item sold, Planet Dog will donate a minimum of 45 cents to the Komen Foundation, with a combined minimum guaranteed donation of $20,000.
Other companies dedicated to supporting the fight against breast cancer include:
Kellogg’s, a proud sponsor of the Komen Foundations Race for the Cure, has created a Limited Edition Promise Wristband available with the purchase of any two specially marked boxes of Kellogg’s cereal and a minimum donation of $5.00.
Polo Ralph Lauren: Pink Pony has been spreading breast cancer awareness since 2000. Portions of the proceeds are donated to the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention along with many other organizations worldwide.
New Balance: Pink Laces asks you to Lace Up for the Cure, where a $5.00 donation will be made for every purchase of $25 or more of their Pink Ribbon line of shoes and accessories.
The Estee Lauder Companies have been a proud supporter of Breast Cancer awareness for the past 12 years and have created several products to help support the cause
Yoplait has raised a combination of $14 million over the past eight years with its Save Lids to Save Lives breast cancer campaign. They are also helping spread a message of hope through their virtual quilt.
Hallmark Gold Crown stores not only offer their signature Cards for the Cure, but also sell an exclusive line of pink products and a CD featuring Grammy-Award winner and Breast Cancer survivor Olivia Newton-John.
Quilted Northern and fashion designer Cynthia Rowley have joined forces to support the cause with their Limited Edition Ultra Care Tote.
Proflowers.com wants to “Help Hope Bloom” by creating a Pink Ribbon Collection, which comes with a free glass vase and a breast cancer information pamphlet.
iRobot offers a Pink Ribbon Edition Roomba, and will donate $36 for the sale of each Pink Ribbon Roomba sold with a minimum donation of $45,000 to the Komen Foundation.
The Republic of Teas offers a variety of new pink teas to their Sip for the Cure line.
eBags.com offers a line of trendy hand bags on their Pick Pink Page.