It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in honour of the annual campaign, we rounded up fashion, beauty and even some household products for you to pick up to support the cause. This year, we are giving you details around the various organizations that are supported by this year’s campaign. Take a look at how you can support Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020 and remember, that pink isn’t just a colour, it’s an attitude.
The Cause: Rethink Breast Cancer
Rethink is the young women’s breast cancer movement. Rethink educates, empowers and advocates for people worldwide who are affected by breast cancer to help them live better longer. They connect young women going through breast cancer to resources and support during their journey.
To raise an awareness of breast cancer, hali in collaboration with Rethink created 3 limited edition sets and 10% of sale proceeds will go directly to Rethink. hali’s Personal Care Set contains six different personal care items including lip balm, makeup brushes and a face mask.
Throughout the month of October, Smythe will donate $50 to Rethink Breast Cancer from every Duchess Blazer in Rethink Pink sold. The Duchess blazer is Smythe’s classic wool one button, single-breasted blazer with a cut-out back vent.
For the month of October, Unika will be donating 10% of sales from all swim and masks to Rethink, and inviting customers to donate additional proceeds at checkout both online and in-store, with a minimum donation of $1,200.
In partnership with Rethink Breast Cancer, BIKO has designed an exclusive capsule collection in a limited-edition Rose Gold. 20% of each piece sold from this collection and J’Adore Pearl Drops ($95), will be donated to Rethink Breast Cancer, with a minimum commitment of $2,500.
In support of Rethink Breast Cancer, Scentsy has created a new and unique warmer, Hope, Strength & Love. From August 1, 2020, to January 31, 2021 (or while supplies last), Scentsy will donate $13 from the sale of each Hope, Strength & Love Warmer to Rethink Breast Cancer with a minimum donation of $10,000.
The Cause: Canadian Cancer Society
Canadian Cancer Society’s breast cancer efforts are renowned and they support the cause in numerous ways. They fund research, provide education to help reduce the risk of cancer, provide support services and information and advocate to governments on cancer related issues.
Canadian Cancer Society Partnership:
25 cents from each purchase of specially-marked Cashmere Ultra 3 ply toilet paper is contributed to breast cancer efforts at the Canadian Cancer Society (up to a maximum of $35,000). Cashmere is a long term supporter of breast cancer having supported the Canadian Cancer Society’s breast cancer initiatives for more than 15 years.
Tetley Orange Pekoe “Pink” Pack – $5.99
Available from September – October, a special Tetley Orange Pekoe “Pink” Pack is available from most major retailers, with a portion of the proceeds going toward the Canadian Cancer Society. Tetley has supported the Canadian Cancer society since 2001 and this is the sixth year that Tetley has launched specialty packaging. Tetley contributes $50,000 per year to fund innovative breast cancer research, educate women about early detection and provide support services to those living with the disease.
The Cause: Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
The Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation’s mission is to promote the well-being of affected people and their loved ones through research and innovation, support and raising awareness.
Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation Partnership
The Roses of Hope Foundation, established in 2002, aims to support organizations that are committed to the well-being of women, including the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation. For each t-shirt sold, $10 will be donated to breast cancer and its initiatives up to $200,000. In addition, $1 from every bra sold in October will go toward The Rose of Hope Foundation.
The Cause: Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The mission of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. Founded in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation provides critical funding for cancer research worldwide to fuel advances in tumor biology, genetics, prevention, treatment, metastasis and survivorship.
From September 20, 2020 – June 2021 (while supplies last), 20% of the purchase price, with a maximum donation of $304,000 will go towards the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. ESTÉE LAUDER Advanced Night Repair face serum reduces the appearance of multiple signs of aging caused by the environmental assaults of modern life.
From September 20, 2020 – June 2021 (while supplies last), 100% of the purchase price, with a maximum donation of $534,000, will go towards the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. ESTÉE LAUDER’s Limited Edition Pink Perfection Lip Kit includes 3 full-size lip favorites in a fun bag.
From October 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 (or while supplies last) Jo Malone London will donate 50% of the purchase price of the Peony & Blush Suede 100ml Cologne with a maximum donation of $60,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This luxurious floral is presented in a decorative gift box and finished with a pink ribbon.
From September 27, 2020 – September 26, 2021 (or while supplies last), $5.00 from the purchase price of this product with a maximum donation of $350,000 will support cruelty-free research through the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Aveda’s Hand Relief Moisturizing Crème soothes dry hands and smells amazing thanks to 8 flower and plant essences including tonka bean, certified organic orange and ylang.
From September 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021, 20% of the purchase price of Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer with a maximum donation of $20,000 will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This leave-in treatment defrizzes, detangles, protects and conditions dry, coarse, or brittle hair.
Until October 31, 2020 (or while supplies last), The Hudson’s Bay Foundation will donate $13 from the sale of each scarf to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The medium blue scarf is 100% acrylic and will keep you warm through the winter.
For the month of October, 20% of the purchase price from this limited-edition design will be donated to BCRF. This beautiful necklace is the perfect gift for a breast cancer survivor or their loved one.