National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is fast approaching (mark your calendars: It’s the month of October!) and we’ve rounded up the best products to help support some great organizations. Go pink and support the cause!
1. BCA: Wristlet
This adorable wristlet will hold everything you need: money, credit cards, keys and even your phone! Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a national breast cancer information and support organization, will receive 25 percent of the proceeds.
Smartphone wristlet/wallet by Deux Lux, $44, everythingbutwater.com (starting September 1)
2. BCA: Tote
This adorable tote donates 100 percent of proceeds to Bright Pink, a national non-profit that provides education and support to young women who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.
George Gina & Lucy Bag, $98, Zappos.com (Oct 1)
3. BCA: Earrings
These charming, limited-edition earrings will donate half the proceeds to Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Snag ‘em now.
Charme Silkiner earrings, $50, charmesilkiner.com
4. BCA: Bracelet
This fun bracelet benefits The Butterfly Project, a national non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Butterfly Project Bracelet, $38, adessoshop.com
Learn more about The Butterfly Project: http://www.facingourrisk.org/how_to_help/store/butterfly.php
5. BCA: Yoga Mat
Embrace your inner yogi with this fun mat designed by Colleen Saidman, wife of yoga guru Rodney Lee. The 3 millimeter mat comes with a downloadable workout and with every purchase, a dollar will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Pink Ribbon Yoga Mat, $22, ShopGaiam.com (starting Sept 1)
6. BCA: Hair Products
Stock up on hairspray and know your money is working wonders! Five products, including root volumizer and hairspray, will donate five percent of proceeds to Look Good…. Feel Better (LGFB), a national public service program that helps women undergoing cancer treatment deal with appearance-related side effects. In addition, for the month of October, visiting sexyhair.com and entering the code at the bottom of the can donates another dollar to the program.
Sexy Hair Products, $18, sexyhair.com to find a salon (starting Sept 1)
7. BCA: Vera Bradley
Vera Bradley Bag & Case
Vera Bradley’s primary philanthropy is the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer, which concentrates its efforts on breast cancer research. You can look stylish and know that you’re supporting a great cause!
Tote, $49, verabradley.com
And small cosmetic, $22, verabradley.com
8. BCA: Tool Set
This tool set is perfect for those home repairs that always have you wondering, “what happened to my screwdriver?” These tools benefit breast cancer awareness year-round and are available at most home stores, including Target.
Apollo Tool Set, $26, Amazon.com
9. BCA: Sneakers
The ASICS GT-1000 PR Running Sneaker has rearfoot and forefoot gel to cushion your feet and create a comfortable run. ASICS will donate a portion of proceeds to the Right Action for Women foundation, which provides assistance to women who are at increased risk for breast cancer.
Womens Sneakers, $100, ASICSamerica.com (available from October 1 to October 31)