Breast cancer awareness has become a cause that is close to the hearts of many these days. It is the single most common cancer among women in the U.S, and statistics indicate that more than 200,000 women are diagnosed with the disease each year. Choosing the right breast cancer awareness gift ideas can not only show someone you love how much you care, but many of the products listed below also support the cause by donating money to the various research foundations hoping to end the struggle against this terrible disease.
New Balance Shoes: Few things in the world of breast cancer are as well-known as the Susan G. Komen Race for The Cure, and New Balance has been a part of that effort for more than two decades. One fantastic way to show your support is to purchase one of their new “Lace Up for the Cure” products. With ten different shoes to choose from as well as athletic gear like tanks, capris, sunglasses, and hats, you’re certain to find the breast cancer awareness gift you’re looking for as well as one that will help your recipient stay as healthy as possible in the upcoming year.
Belk Products: Belk has long been the department store of the south. Initially founded in 1888 in North Carolina, they are now a global company thanks their expansive e-shop. They’re also a huge supporter of breast cancer research. Each year, they donate more than three million dollars to help fund cancer research, and part of that money comes from their breast cancer awareness line of products. Items here include accessories, fragrances, apparel, and a number of home items that will not only help your gift recipient get more done in a hurry, but will also help to fund the research that is certain to keep millions alive.
Sally Beauty: Donating more than a million dollars to breast cancer research, many women use Sally Beauty Supply for a variety of products, and buying pink here not only offers everyone involved a chance to look amazing, but also the hope that a cure will be found in the near future. Choose from equipment like combs and flat irons to supplies like detangler and volumizer to get the great look and support the cause.
There are a number of other great breast cancer awareness gifts you can get that will support the research necessary to help end cancer and still serve as a phenomenal gift. The American Cancer Society runs TheHopeShop.org where they market a variety of different products including wedding favors, dishes, bathrobes, and even special gifts for patients that will help not only show how much you care but also help to fund future research to help stop cancer.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation also allows you to shop with partners who support breast cancer research. They have a comprehensive list of partners on their site so you can choose the products and services that will most support patients and their families through such a tough time.
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