7 Events Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Do you participate in any activities to help support Breast Cancer Awareness Month?
There are so many great ways to support the cause. I found a few events going on in Detroit and Metro Detroit that may be of interest to you.
Support Our Girls: Knock Out Breast Cancer 5K and 10K!
What: This is a fun event that can be completed throughout the month of October. According to the event page, you can complete your race anytime in October. You can choose to do a 5K or a 10K. At least 15% of every registration will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
When: October 1st through the 31st
Where: You can choose the location of your course.
Cost: $17, includes medal, bib, and shipping
Contact: See the event page HERE for details.
See Pink, Go Blue
What: Month-long fundraiser Ann Arbor businesses participate in to help raise money for the University of Michigan’s Breast Care Center. You can see the list of businesses HERE.
When: Until October 31st
Where: Take a look at this post.
Pop Into Our 2017 Pink Pop-Ups
What: Throughout the month of October, Susan G. Komen® Greater Detroit will host several community events in the tri-county area.
When: October 1 – 31
Where: See the list HERE.
Contact: Check out the official website HERE for more information and to download the 2017 Pink Pop-Up flyer.
Pink Party at Bar Louie
What: Bar Louie will host a special “Pink Party” featuring $3.50 signature martinis, $1.50 domestic beers, and a “Double Your Donation” offer.
The “Double Your Donation” gives guests the opportunity to receive a $10 Bar Louie “Hook Up” gift card when they donate $5 to Breast Cancer Charities of America. The gift card is redeemable for food and non-alcoholic beverages.
When: Thursday, October 12th
Where: All Bar Louie locations.
Contact: See the Bar Louie website to find a Metro Detroit location near you.
BONUS: The Pom Pink Sangria drink featuring Chloe Chardonnay will also be available throughout October.
105.1 The Bounce Halloween Masquerade Cruise (benefiting Komen Greater Detroit)
What: 105. 1 The Bounce is having a Halloween Masquerade Cruise to benefit Komen Greater Detroit. A portion of the proceeds of the cruise tickets will be donated to the Karmanos Cancer Institute andn Susan G. Komen® Greater Detroit.
When: Friday, October 13th
Where: Aboard the Detroit Princess Riverboat
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walks
What: There are three Making Strides walks left: Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Mt. Clemens. The walks are 3 to 5-mile walks for “survivors and caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer.”
October 14th – Washtenaw Community College.
Here is the website for more information.
Email: AnnArborMIStrides@cancer.org Phone: (734) 635-9015
October 21st – Hart Plaza
Read the website for more information.
Email: DetroitMIStrides@cancer.org Phone: (248) 663-3401
October 28th – City of Mount Clemens
See website for more details.
Email: MacombMIStrides@cancer.org Phone: (248) 663-3508
Fashionably Pink – Sunday, October 29, 2017
What: 3rd annual pre-holiday fashion show benefiting the IACL Charitable Foundation and the Shades of Pink Foundation
Where: Italian American Banquet Center – Livonia, MI
Contact: Ann at (734) 437-9067. See official website HERE.