It’s hard to
believe that one in eight women will suffer from breast cancer in their
women and around 350 men are diagnosed with breast cancer each year and
shockingly around 12,000 women and 80 men will die from it.
more people are surviving from breast cancer each year thanks to new
treatments, advances in research, breast cancer screening, earlier diagnosis
and most of all breast cancer awareness.
Cancer Awareness month is held every year in October and has now been happening
for nearly 20 years. The main aim of it is to raise awareness about the illness
and help people spot early symptoms.
It is also a
great opportunity to help raise money for this amazing charity that effects so
BCR Global & Curves Gym Support Breast Awareness Month
Bin Your Bra
is a great campaign that means you can dispose of your un-wanted and un-used
bras and help raise money for Breast Cancer Research at the same time.
Textiles is a charity that helps small businesses in Africa sell your unwanted
bras, which are too expensive to be produced there. This means that your bras
can be re-cycled rather than be thrown into landfill.
three ways you can re-cycle your bras.
Have a bra bank in your place of work- The
delivery and collection of your bra bank is free.
Dispose of your bras in a bra bank in your area.
You can find out where your nearest bra bank is by clicking on the link below.
You can send your bras by post to
13 Napier Court
For more information on the Bin Your Bra campaign just click on the link below
Wear It Pink is a fun way
to raise some money at your work, school or just with your friends and family.
All you have to do is wear something pink and donate some money to Breast Cancer
Research, however big or small.
The official day for the campaign is the Friday
25th October but you can do it whenever you want.
If you would like some more
information on the Wear It Pink campaign and some really great fundraising ideas you can
click on the link below.
We will all be wearing our fabulous pink bras at Belle Lingerie.