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Shop for a Cause: 10 Products That Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As most of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many companies and designers chose to “think pink” this month and sell limited edition products with all or a portion of the money raised going to breast cancer charities.

Since we at CF encourage philanthropy, I found 10 awesome items that will not only keep you looking stylish all season, but will also send a portion of your money towards breast cancer awareness and research.

1. Aveda Pink Ribbon Hand Relief Lotion – $21

Aveda Hand Relief

Aveda will donate $4 from every bottle sold to The Breast Cancer Research Fund (BCRF), which aims to find a cure for breast cancer within our lifetime.

2. Sonia Kashuk’s “Circle Around A Cause” Makeup Brush Set – $22

Sonia Kashuk Makeup Brushes

For each adorable makeup brush set sold, 15% goes to the BCRF. If you love these brushes, other items from Sonia Kashuck’s Breast Cancer Awareness collection are available here.

3. Ann Taylor Necklace – $38

Anne Taylor Necklace

Ann Taylor will donate 70% of the price of each adorable charm necklace to the BCRF. In addition, these necklaces are subtle enough to be worn all year long, so they’re a great wardrobe investment.

4. Essie’s We Can Do It Pink! Nail Polish – $8

Essie's we can do it pink

For each bottle of this limited edition pale pink nail polish sold, 10% of the proceeds goes to Living Beyond Breast Cancer, which helps women affected by breast cancer live the best possible life.

5. Lacoste Croc Tote – $60

Lacoste Croc Tote

10% of the proceeds from the sale of each perfectly pink Lacoste tote will go to BCRF. These bags would be perfect for carrying your books around between classes!

6. Tweezerman’s “Precision in Pink” Slant Tweezer – $20

Precision in Pink Slant Tweezer

For each of these limited edition (and adorable) tweezers sold, $1 goes to CancerCares and other programs dedicated to fighting breast cancer.

7. “Coach for a Cure” Keyring- $58

Coach Keyring

Coach will donate 20% of the proceeds of this keyring and other “Coach for a Cure” products to the BCRF.

8. Shiseido Lip Gloss in Pop Life- $22

Shiseido lip gloss

$5 from every tube of this statement-making gloss sold goes to Women’s Cancer and Careers, an organization dedicated to supporting women in the workforce who are battling cancer.

9. Ford’s “Warriors in Pink” Scarf – $33

Warriors in Pink Scarf

As you guys may know, we love scarves here at CF – they’re the perfect fall accessory. And these scarves are great because they’re stylish, versatile, AND they support a great cause. For each scarf sold, 100% of the net proceeds (around $23) goes to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

10. Saks “Key to the Cure” Tee – $35

Saks Key to the Cure Tee

This limited edition tee — designed by Donna Karan — is available exclusively at Saks and 100% of the price will go to BCRF.

What do you think?

What do you think of these items? Will you donate money or buy one of these items to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Have you seen any other BCA items in stores? Be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you think!

Posted on on October 3, 2010 / Filed Under: Shopping / Tags: ,

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16 Responses to “Shop for a Cause: 10 Products That Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

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    October 3rd, 2010 at 10:41 am

    I love this! My sorority’s philanthropy is breast cancer awareness so I’ll be sure to pass this along to my sisters :)

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    October 3rd, 2010 at 10:47 am

    This is amazing! I’m going to buy all the products that I can… I’ve been saving up for something big (I didn’t know what it was, just something big) and I’ll spend a portion of it on this! Great post!


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    October 3rd, 2010 at 11:11 am

    Don’t forget Clinique’s Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion.. If you buy the large size available this month for $35, $10 will go toward the BCRF and you’ll get a pink ribbon & “C’ logo keychain.

    The Estee Lauder companies donate a lot every year to breast cancer research.

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    October 3rd, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    I know the northface does a pink ribbon fleece in October it’s $165 I’m not sure of the donation details but it can be found at dicks sporting goods stores

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    October 3rd, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    This post is great! I’m so glad there’s so much support for everyone affected by breast cancer.
    As a daughter of a cancer victim, I’d love to to see other opportunities for philanthropy for more obscure types of cancer on here too, since it can be hard to find ways to contribute to awareness of other cancers!

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    October 3rd, 2010 at 10:26 pm

    These are so adorable and since they support Brest Cancer Awareness – so much more inspiring. I am def. going to buy the make up brush set.

    Good Post. :)

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    October 3rd, 2010 at 10:47 pm

    Philosophy, the brand that creates the deliciously smelling shower gel/bubble bath like Carrot Cake and Cinnamon Red Hots, has created one called Shower For a Cure and 100% of the proceeds go to the BCRF.

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    October 4th, 2010 at 1:35 am

    Great products and all for such an amazing cause! Thank you for the post!

  10. 10
    October 4th, 2010 at 5:43 am

    What about the range of breast cancer filofaxes? They’re great at this time of year to help you get organised with school, and the pink colour will really pop in the winter months. Even better, they come in both leather and synthetic versions, so there’s something for everybody!

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    October 4th, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    you can’t forget Vera Bradley always has a pattern that 10% of the proceeds go to breast cancer! The newest pattern is Twirly Birds Pink!

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    January 20th, 2011 at 11:41 am

    No shortage of WONDERFUL things to buy to support those diagnosed with breast cancer. Have a look at “the ellie jean”, available in two cuts (curvy bootcut and high-rise straight-leg). Very wearable and all for the Cause. Look good and do good.

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    October 3rd, 2013 at 7:50 pm

    It is also Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness month what products support this cause?

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