Creative Ways to Support Breast Cancer
Sign Up for a Breast Cancer Run/Walk1 of 11
Grab your friends and family and run for a cause. It's a visible way to show support and spread awareness about breast cancer, while raising money for research.
Volunteer2 of 11
Instead of purchasing items or donating money, you can volunteer at an event or organization. Share details about your volunteering activities—and why prevention screenings are important for men and women—on social media to help educate and even inspire your friends to join you. You can also volunteer to help patients go to and from appointments, run errands, or complete other everyday tasks.
Cook for a Cure: Kitchen Aid3 of 11
The Cook for a Cure program raises funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. From pink products and celebrity chef auctions to home-based fundraising events, this partnership between KitchenAid and Susan G. Komen has raised more than $9.5 million in the past 13 years.
Programs: Pass the Plate Serve a dish on our limited-edition plates, and pass it on to a friend. Each time it's passed and registered, KitchenAide will donate $5 to Komen.
Think Pink Collection For the past decade, cooks have purchased pink products as a way to show they care. From kitchen gadgets and mixing bowls to blenders and food choppers, every product sold from the pink Cook for the Cure collection has made an impact. Check out items that give your kitchen a pop of color while spreading awareness. It's estimated that in 2014 KitchenAid will donate $450,000 or more to Susan G. Komen through the Cook for the Cure program.
TRX Pink Suspension Trainer4 of 11
For the first time, TRX is changing their colors, moving away from their trademark yellow and black color way and instead opting for pink. Now when you invest in your health, TRX will support awareness for the improved health of all women. TRX donate 10 percent of every pink Suspension Trainer purchase to Susan G. Komen for this most worthy cause that 1 in 8 women in the US will be diagnosed with in her lifetime.
Skechers Performance Awareness Collection5 of 11
Lace up for a cause. Skechers Performance Breast Cancer Awareness Collection, which includes GOwalk, GOfit and GOrun line, has designed shoes to raise money for cancer research and raise awareness. Skechers will make a single donation to the cause versus the percentage of sales. During October, the company's retail stores will offer a round-up program that gives customers the opportunity to round up their purchase to the nearest whole dollar to benefit American Cancer Society.
NFL: A Crucial Catch6 of 11
Pink apparel worn at games by players and coaches, along with special game balls and pink coins will be auctioned off at NFL Auction. The proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society's Community Health Advocates National Grants for Empowerment (CHANGE) program. The CHANGE program provides outreach and breast cancer screenings to women in underserved communities. You can also support the cause by purchasing your favorite team's pink apparel.
Under Armour: Power in Pink7 of 11
Each year, Under Armour picks three breast cancer survivors to share their stories and encourage others to fight back. Proceeds from the company's Power in Pink label go to one of the 10 organizations they have partnered with.
Handful Sports Bras8 of 11
The Handful Sports bras are designed to give female athletes a little curve while working out without skimping on the support. The best part? Handful Bra will donate 10 percent of the Battle Cry Pink Handful Bra to breast cancer research.
Ford: Warriors in Pink9 of 11
For the past 20 years, Ford has helped fight for a cure. During October, purchase online clothing from Warrior wear and gear that's dedicated to save lives. One hundred percent of the net proceeds go to the charity of choice.
Other Brands That Raise Funds for Cancer Research and Education10 of 11
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Delta Airlines "Pink Plane"