October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and all around the nation, people are doing their part to raise awareness and support survivors. These events promote community and fun while benefitting a worthwhile cause.
This fashion show fundraiser is an incredible event-not only does it feature beautiful designs, but the models are all women who have survived breast cancer. Learn more about the event here.
Susan G. Komen 3 Day
While you may be familiar with the Race For the Cure, this event is next-level-60 miles over 3 days, all to help find a cure. Learn more about the race here.
Love Zumba? Why not dance for a great cause? The Party in Pink Zumbathon has raised over $1.4 million dollars for breast cancer research over the past two years. Learn more about Party in Pink here.
The only thing better than a great glass of wine is knowing that you're drinking for a great cause. STOMP Out Breast Cancer is a winery walk to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS). Complete with fun events like grape stomping and bobbing for apples, the winery has a special selection of pink wines with proceeds going to ACS. Learn more about the stomp here.
Have a girls' night in and support breast cancer research. Estroven has pledged to donate money to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer for each picture they receive of women having their own Sleep Pink Party. Learn more about hosting one here.
Every year, the Capitol's local anchorwomen don their favorite pink dresses in support of Susan G. Komen. The evening is full of cocktails, fun, and of course, lots of pink. Learn more about the NewsBash here.
Pink cosmos, pink nails...this event has got it all! An evening of pampering with a philanthropic twist, this event is a great way to bring awareness to an important cause, all while having a little fun. Learn more about the event here.
For 21 years, both men and women motorcyclists have pledged to ride for breast cancer awareness. They have helped to fully fund several initiatives to combat cancer in the local community. Learn more about the ride here.
Music soothes the soul and inspires us, and a variety of artists have come together to use this force for good. In addition to annual live concerts, Notes4Hope also sells music and merchandise that benefits breast cancer research and awareness. Learn more about the event here.
Started by a breast cancer survivor, this BBQ cookoff is meant to be a time of community, celebration, and support of breast cancer research. Learn more about the cookoff here.
Real Men Wear Pink
Challenge the "tough guy" in your life to wear pink during the month of October to support breast cancer research. Learn more about the movement here.
Nutrition bar maker LUNA has launched a traveling festival of short films by, for, and about women. Profits from the event go towards local charities and the Breast Cancer Fund. Learn more about the festival here.
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