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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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This is a shocking and terrible disease that will cause about 207,090 new cases of breast cancer diagnosis in women in the United States in 2010 (stat courtesy of Susan G Koman). Many of you know someone or have somebody in your family afflicted by this.

Each Octobers, many organizations, from the NFL to Coach to Estee Lauder, all over the country to join forces to fight this disease with education and support.

        Coach Positively Pink Watch

 

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So, as a bride-to-be, how can you support this worthwhile cause?

Take a peek at Brides Against Breast Cancer, which has several outlets that you can use to assist & support.

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According to their website, “Our Brides Against Breast CancerTM program has received more than 50,000 wedding gown donations, with an estimated resale value of over 4 million dollars…” One way you can support this cause is by donating your wedding dress. Or, volunteer at upcoming events. 

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Host a Pink Envelope Project Wedding Reception or Shower

To make your wedding reception more meaningful, we invite you to support the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation™ by hosting a Pink Envelope wedding reception or bridal shower.  Please feel free to contact us or visit www.pinkenvelopeproject.org for more information.

Make a pink envelope donation on behalf of your wedding guests

Delight your guests with the beautifully designed favor cards explaining your special donation, of $100.00 or more, made on their behalf or in honor of a loved one.  Transform your wedding into more than a memorable day – make it a day that creates lasting memories for the families of women and men who have so little time left.  Pass these cards out at your reception or place them at your table settings for your guests to read.

 

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Additionally, the uber-fabulous Kleinfeld Bridal is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness by donating a portion of sales from their Kleinfeld Kollection to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation.

 

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Want to provide pink-wedding favors? Hop on over to TheKnot and take a look at a few of their ideas and products.

imagePlease help support this very worth-while cause…let’s put an end to breast cancer!

Until next time,

Heather

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