Haverford, Pa., Oct. 5, 2010 — In support of national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a variety of national retailers will offer an array of specially designed products during the month of October to raise funds for Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), a national nonprofit organization based outside Philadelphia.
Promotions range from eco-friendly products and high-end cosmetics to crystal glassware and embellished accessories. Sales will help LBBC to continue its mission of empowering all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life, regardless of educational background, social support or financial means.
“We have developed several new collaborations with business and community leaders this year while continuing to strengthen relationships with past supporters,” said Jean A. Sachs, MSS, MLSP, chief executive officer of Living Beyond Breast Cancer. “We thank them all for partnering with us—their generosity and commitment allows us to focus on our mission and help women affected by breast cancer.”
Riedel Crystal has introduced Ouverture Pink Toasting Flutes, a set of two non-lead, machine-blown, crystal clear toasting glasses with long-pulled stems, specifically created to benefit LBBC. The $39.90 set features nine-inch-tall glasses that taper as they flow downward toward a bright pink crystal base. Riedel Crystal will donate 15 percent of the sale of proceeds from the sale of the limited-edition Pink Toasting Flutes to LBBC. Available on riedelwebstore.com and select stores nationwide.
Rubbermaid’s pink TakeAlong containers will keep your meal fresh while benefiting our education and support programs with 6 percent of proceeds donated to LBBC. The four-pack containers, which come with a double seal and soft lid grips, are available in various sizes. Quench your thirst with the 20 ounce, BPA-free pink water bottle, made with eco-friendly products. Find both at your local grocery store. Prices may vary.
Leading luxury British spa and skincare brand Elemis supports LBBC with its limited edition skincare kit for “sparkling beauties.” Elemis will donate $10 to LBBC for every $95 kit sold. The products in the kit work together to help repair signs of aging, restore natural firmness and elasticity to areas of the body and rejuvenate fatigued and stressed skin. The package includes a lifting treatment for the neck and bust. Available at timetospa.com/elemis, Bergdorf Goodman and select Nordstrom stores or by calling (800) 423-5293.
Essie Cosmetics wants you to find comfort in treating yourself to a manicure and pedicure! This new Essie Cosmetics, Ltd. nail polish shade, We Can Do It Pink, supports LBBC’s educational programs and with every purchase 10 percent of proceeds benefit LBBC. This soft and sheer shade of pink gives your nails a professional, classy, and natural look. Visit essieshop.com. SRP: $8.
Top off your look with Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Ltd. new Phoenix lipstick. Accent your lips with this soft and feminine pink shade. It has a refreshing mint taste with edible sugar crystals and will give your lips a fuller look. Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Ltd. will donate $2 from each sale of Phoenix Sugar and Butter lip exfoliator and plumper to LBBC. Available at shop.janeiredale.com, Nordstrom and select stores nationwide. SRP: $24.
Take your next water break straight from the eco-friendly Takeya USA water bottle. From October 2010 through December 2011, the company will donate 5 percent of proceeds from the sale of this one-of-a-kind glass water bottle that features an easy-to-grip silicone jacket to protect it from accidental breakage and see-through windows for checking fluid levels. Sold exclusively at takeyausa.com. SRP: $19.99.
White House | Black Market has created a signature “Give Hope” collection which includes a t-shirt, watch, necklace and tote bag. Each black-and-white item contrasts with a shade of pink and features a modest pink ribbon embellishment. The company will donate 100% of net proceeds, up to a maximum donation of $250,000, from sales of the collection. Available at White House | Black Market boutiques nationwide at at WHBM.com.
Women’s fashion brand Chico's will donate $10 from each "Joie de Vivre" collection bauble bracelet sold. Beautifully clustered together for a chic, sophisticated and classic look, the soft-pink-colored beads are just the right color to add to the pearl-and-crystal-clear colored beads that make this item a collectible! Retail price: $20.
Other promotions supporting LBBC this October and continuing throughout the year include an LBBC personal massager from California Exotic Novelties and delicious and unique gourmet foods from Cherchies Specialty Foods.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer, founded in 1991, is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life. Programs and services include: an educational website, lbbc.org; the toll-free Survivors’ Helpline at (888) 753-LBBC (5222); national conferences; free teleconferences; networking programs; quarterly newsletters; publications for medically underserved women; healthcare-provider trainings; recordings; and the Paula A. Seidman Library and Resource Center.
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