Breast Cancer Awareness Month Resources and Tips

Dighton Rehoboth High School Varsity Cheer Team
Dighton Rehoboth High School

Every October since 1985 the U.S. has been recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness month in an effort to increase awareness and raise funding for research. Across the country thousands of offices, schools and organizations hold fundraisers and initiatives to come together and support those impacted by this disease. If you are thinking of raising awareness or gathering donations for Breast Cancer Research this year, we’ve compiled some useful resources to help.

Breast Cancer Resources

Wear It Pink

This site is a great collection of downloadable resources to help you decorate, plan, and educate others!

Hope Kits

If you’re looking for a tangible gift to give those battling breast cancer, consider a Hope Kit. You can donate items for the kit or sponsor kits yourself and they will be delivered to someone in need of a little hope.

Chemo Angels

This site has a great collection of patient resources to help caregivers, family members and patients deal with the impact of cancer.  

Ascension Episcopal Varsity cheerleading pink week

Ascension Episcopal Varsity

The American Cancer Society

A wealth of information, the American Cancer Society offers downloadable resources including Causes, Risks, Prevention, a Breast Cancer Quiz, and ways to get involved.

Susan G. Komen

Looking for school pink day ideas? Susan G. Komen has some fun activities you can implement at your child’s school.

Dr. Susan Love Foundation

This foundation is dedicated to breast cancer research and their site offers some great information, including some excellent fundraising ideas.

Healthfinder

The Healthfinder’s toolkit to breast cancer awareness month helps you communicate what you will be doing to your network. It comes with sample tweets and announcements templates for newsletters or press releases.

Real Pink Podcast

This podcasts dives into breast cancer featuring interviews with survivors, doctors and researchers. Hear their stories and learn more about this condition affects 1 out of 8 women.


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