October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worthy cause to support whether you have been affected personally or not. If you’re out and about you can’t miss the many pink ribbon labeled products now available for purchase. We have found some Fabulous products and services that enable you to contribute to the cause, create awareness and make a difference. IMPORTANT: Watch this video to learn how to do a proper self breast exam >>
|Host a Cook for the Cure Party|
We know as woman the best form of encouragement, support and sometimes information is our family and friends. KitchenAid invites you to host a Cook for the Cure party at your house with friends, family and neighbours. Create awareness, discuss the issues and collect donations for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation all while enjoying some great company. The Cook for the Cure website offers a party kit that includes recipes, invitations, donation forms and everything else you need to get you started. FREE
|Help Some-Body Soap|
Scented with lavendar and lemongrass essential oils, the Help Some-Body Soap from Consonant Body is good for your skin and those dealing with breast cancer. The soap is 100% natural and 100% of the proceeds will go towards the Canadian Breast Cancer Cupport Fund’s vision to ease the burden of breast cancer patients who are facing financial difficulties.
Made of different sized beads, the Thing-A-Ma-Boob shows women the various sized lumps that can be detected depending on the type of detection steps you take (self exam, Doctor’s visit, mammogram). Money raised will go towards funding research and providing support to woman living with breast cancer. Great reminder to yourself and those you love to get regular screening.
|A Cat’s Unconditional Love|
If you have a pet you know the positive affect they can have on your overall health. And when you’re not well, their unconditional love is always a comfort. Cat Chow gives you a way to support your cat who supports you, as well as supporting breast cancer research. A portion of the sales from each Pink Pawed bag of Cat Chow bought during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October will be donated to the to support breast cancer awareness and research. Various
Monthly self-breast examination can help in early detection of lumps that may be cancerous. Boob Lube pink sorbet scented lotion can be used at home during self-examination. Instructions are on the back of the bottle and a handy heart-a-month sticker reminds you to check your breasts each month.
|Beautiful Lengths Hair Donation|
Many women loose their hair when undergoing cancer treatments. For some they end up loosing more than just their hair, they loose a little self-esteem. The Pantene Beautiful Lengths program collects donated hair (from both men and woman) to make real hair wigs for women who have lost their own due to these treatments.Now you can get a new do all while supporting woman fighting breast cancer. Program is available in United States and Canada. Various