Over more than two decades the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) has raised almost $46 million for medical research grants worldwide. The goal remains to find a cure for breast cancer, and each year in October shoppers lend a hand by purchasing products that aid the cause. Here’s a look at what is available this year:
Kendra Scott will donate 20 percent of online proceeds from purchases of Danielle ($60) and Elle ($55) earrings in rose quartz to Susan G. Komen Austin. In addition, for every Danielle and Elle in rose quartz purchased, they will give a pair of earrings to women diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoing chemotherapy. Get the earrings online at Kendrascott.com.
Add a pink monogram or icon to any available item and The Lands’ End Pink Thread Project will donate 75 percent of the monogram fee to BCRF. See www.landsend.com/pinkthread/ for details.
On Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 6:30 pm, Pink Barre and the W Atlanta – Buckhead host “Tuck for a Cause. ” Your $5 donation will benefit Susan G. Komen of Greater Atlanta. There will be giveaways and more during the hour-long workout class. Towels will be provided. Bring your own yoga mat. Valet parking is $6. Register here: http://www.watlantabuckhead.com/forms/tuckforacause. See here for a listing of other local benefits and events for Breast Cancer Awareness
The A.T. Cares Collection includes a charm bracelet ($59.50) and necklace ($49.50) with emblems tied to powerful symbols. Fifty percent of the purchase price of the limited edition jewelry collection will support BCRF. Available at Ann Taylor stores and online at www.anntaylor.com.
Kusmi Tea will donate 20 percent of proceeds on all sales of Kusmi Rose Green Tea to BCRF. It costs $17.50 (4.4 oz. metal tin) at KusmiTea.com.
Guess is offering two limited-edition watches to support breast cancer awareness and will donate 20 percent of all proceeds to The Get in Touch Foundation, a nonprofit organization that’s committed to raising breast health awareness. Available for $95 or $100 at Guess.com.
The pink Angel Wings Spirited Woman Prayer Scarf is a symbol of empowerment, love and sisterhood. The scarves cost $48, and $10 from each purchase goes to My Hope Chest and Team Think Pink Inc. Women are urged to purchase the scarf to give to someone at their local hospital. Learn more and purchase pink Angel Wings scarves at www.TheSpiritedWoman.com/Prayer_Scarf.
Tory Burch is donating 20 percent from the purchase of eight items to BCRF up to a maximum of $35,000. The Kerrington iPhone 6 Smartphone Wristlet is $165 at Tory Burch, Phipps Plaza, 3500 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta and Toryburch.com.
Now through Nov. 1, purchase select Ideology items and Macy’s will donate 10 percent of the sale price to BCRF. Items are available online at macys.com/pink.
Each year Estee Lauder’s brands offer a range of products to benefit BCRF, the foundation created by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993. This year some items include Bobbi Brown Peony Set, $50 ($12 goes to BCRF); Darphin Intral Redness Relief Soothing Serum, $88 ($10 goes to BCRF); Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion + with Clinique Charm Set, $38 ($10 goes to BCRF); and Lab Series Skincare for Men Age Rescue + Face Lotion, $50 (20% goes to BCRF with a maximum of $25,000). If you purchase Lab Series products at Bloomingdale’s you get a free Pink Pocket Square with $50 purchase. All products are available at fine department stores or online at brand websites.
White + Warren, the luxury knitwear and cashmere label, is donating 10 percent of the sale of its Antique Rose Travel Wrap ($298), Cameo Rose Travel Wrap ($298) and Pink Striped Socks ($50) to the Susan G. Komen foundation. Items are available at WhiteandWarren.com.