Power in Pink- Breast Cancer Awareness

         October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  For many of us, we have a friend or loved one that has either fought this disease personally or been affected by it.  There are so many organizations you can support to help find the cure.   Below are just a few fashion related and entertainment organizations that donate proceeds to Breast Cancer Research. 

Warriors in Pink

True Courage Scarf
Image Credit: Ford Warriors in Pink

Ford 's Warriors in Pink has done their part in the fight against breast cancer for over 22 years.  There is awesome original Warriors in Pink gear such as Halo of Strength Hoodie, True Courage Scarf, and Knot Just Any Tie are available for purchase.  100% of net proceeds are donated.


 Singer & Actress Zendaya 2016 PSA Spokesperson at 2016 “FFANY Shoes on Sale”

Image Credit: FFANY

 FFANY (Fashion Footwear Association of New York) is another great organization especially when it comes to charity.  Since 1994, they have teamed up with QVC  for their annual “FFANY Shoes on Sale”.  The night is filled with an array of gorgeous designer shoes at discounted prices for a worthy cause.  Donations are used to fund “First-Step” research at nine of our nation’s leading research organizations. 


Image Credit: Avon
Avon is very active as well with their Avon 39 Walk and the selection of Pink Ribbon products. The Avon 39 Walk is an annual 39.3-mile walk that occurs over two days. It also takes places in seven major cities across the U.S. with the final walk occurring in New York City.  Their Pink Ribbon products include Breast Cancer Crusade Ribbon Cuff Watch, Breast Cancer Crusade Sweet Cherry Blossom Candle and much more.  A portion of proceeds from every purchase will be donated to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.



WWE Susan G. Komen "More Than Pink" Women's T-Shirt
WWE Shop

Since 2012, WWE has been an active partner of Susan G. Komen.  Not only is special edition merchandise available on their online shop,  WWE is also very active on their platform.  They have featured survivors in the ring at live events.  Also, their superstars are wearing the special edition merchandise and appearing alongside survivors in ad spots airing during the shows. Superstars also share their story of how Breast Cancer has personally affected someone close to them.  Lastly, WWE is donating 20% of the retail sales price of each piece of merchandise to Komen.

What are your favorite brands that support Breast Cancer Awareness? Do they make our list? Let us know in the comments below.

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