Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Upload a photo of your loved one to our tribute gallery and share a little something about their life.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month gives us a dedicated time each year to reflect on the disease that affects millions of people in the United States. We have shared useful information, ways to get involved and stories of hope and heartbreak throughout the month of October on Patch. Now, we'd like to give you the chance to weigh in by honoring your loved ones who've battled the disease. Upload photos of survivors or those whose lives you'd like to remember to our tribute gallery and share a little something about them in the caption line. Our hearts go out to all of the families impacted by this disease.
Monday, October 8, 2012
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means a variety of pink products will be hitting the shelves. But, do your pink purchases always go towards the cause?
A wave of pink is flooding stores everywhere, as retailers participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For the savvy shopper, it's an opportunity to donate to a good cause while snagging unique, pink-hued items. But before you plunk down your green for some pink, the nonprofits behind Breast Cancer Awareness Month want you to check the label. Jenna Glazer, director of development for Young Survival Coalition (YSC), a global organization dedicated to helping young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer, said that buyers should be on the lookout for a label or tag that tells where the money from the purchase goes. "If you walk into Bed Bath & Beyond and see something with a pink ribbon and no information about where the money is going…
Friday, October 5, 2012
The Saline store will deliver pizza in pink boxes throughout the month of October.
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Friday, October 5, 2012
Hungry Howie’s Pizza & Subs, Inc. will join the fight against breast cancer this October with their "Love, Hope & Pizza" campaign, benefitting the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. Hungry Howie’s has raised almost $500,000 for the foundation over the last three years and hopes to raise $250,000 this year. “The Love, Hope & Pizza campaign has become something we are known for in the restaurant and franchising industries and we are so proud of what we have accomplished over the last several years,” said Jeff Rinke, vice president of marketing. Throughout the month at all participating locations, all pizzas will be served in bright pink boxes emblazoned with breast cancer awareness ribbons instead of the classic HungryHowie’s yellow …
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
They are our mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmas, husbands, uncles, friends and neighbors — and they all fought breast cancer. These brave Michigan men and women shared their stories with Patch.
We went looking for faces of survival. We found inspiration. Patch asked Michigan women and men who have fought breast cancer to share their struggles, tears and triumphs with us during October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer survivor Cynde Lebert, 59, of Canton, tells newly diagnosed women: “You'll be fine. You're alive and that's the most important thing.” Farmington Hills resident Dick Jaeger, 70, is one of the approximately 2,140 men diagnosed each year with breast cancer. "The answer is know your body and don't take anything for granted," Jaeger said. "Every day, I'm a cancer survivor," said Jean Bean, a 58-year-old mom, wife and interior designer from Rochester. "I don't obsess about it, but it's always there." Nancy …