If you are shopping for bags, shoes, jewelry and other accessories this month, think pink! Many companies have produced or designated special pink products for Breast Cancer Awareness month. When you purchase these items, a portion of sales goes to various breast cancer research organizations.
Earth Totes pink shopping bag
Go green and pink! Now you can be eco-friendly and give back to breast cancer research. A $5 donation from every limited edition Earth Totes shopping bag goes to the Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade. The large tote (which hold 4 plastic bags worth of stuff) is $18 and the jumbo tote is $22.
Ann Veronica pink bags
Choose any of Ann Veronica’s handprinted bags and totes in the pink “Bravery” pattern and 10% goes to breast cancer research. With a variety of styles to choose from, you will find an adorable bag that you like.
Reebok premier verona kfs ap sneakers
As part of their Pink Ribbon collection, a portion of the sales of these Reebok sneakers benefits the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade. Choose from a variety of different athletic shoes in this collection.
New Balance Lace Up for the Cure collection
New Balance commited $1 million to the Susan G. Komen Foundation this year. Select from pink sneakers, apparel, hats, bags and other cute accessories from their Lace Up for the Cure collection. Even if you don’t particpate in a Komen race this year, you can still give back to this cause.
OKA b. pink shoes
OKA b. created a pair of Ballerina Pink Chloe shoes for purchase during the month of October with a percentage of each pair purchased going to the Young Survival Coalition.
Swarovski nirvana pink ring
This iconic ring from Swarovski is available in pink crystals in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Only 2,000 of these rings are available, priced at $260. Proceeds from the ring and two other special pieces (the Pink Hope
Charm and Pendant) benefit the Libby Ross Foundation’s Yoga Program for breast cancer survivors. As a bonus, from October 6 through October 13, 2008, the first 100 customers who make online
purchases worth $200 or more will receive a free Pink Hope stretch bracelet for supporting the cause.
Alexa’s Angels pink pearl earrings
At only $30, these cute pearl and crystal earrings are a fantastic choice. As part of Alexa’s Angels Believe for a Cure collection, a portion of proceeds go to breast cancer charities.
Pink geometric cuff
This modern cuff bracelet is pretty and inexpensive. It’s made from hammered metal in an intricate design. Priced at only $20, proceeds from sales of this bracelet from Rimistyle go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
More pink accessories
White + Warren pink cashmere scarf
This 100% cashmere scarf, pictured at the top of the page, is part of the White + Warren special breast cancer awareness collection. Through October, 50% of the proceeds of these pink items will be donated to Women at Risk,
which educates and aids women with and at risk for breast cancer. The scarf is priced at $175. Also included in the collection are gloves, cashmere slippers and a travel wrap.
Claudia Alan pink ribbon readers
Claudia Alan will donate $2 from the sales of these special reading glasses (retail $35) to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Proceed from U.S. sales go to the Susan G Komen foundation in Pugent Sound. The collection features cute, scratch and impact resistant glasses
in four styles and three colors. Each pair features a crystal pink ribbon embellishment on the side arm temple. Pink ribbon sunglasses are also available.
BCA Awareness Bracelet
This year Payless ShoeSource will be launching its 6th annual “Taking
Steps to Fight Breast Cancer” program with its 2009
Breast Cancer Awareness Bracelet featuring a dangling charm with the iconic breast cancer awareness ribbon and adjustable elastic pink multi-band embellished with several “floating” silver-toned balls. The item
retails for just $2 and Payless donates 100% of the net profits from bracelet sales to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® foundation.
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