As we all know it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month from the 1st October – 31st October – Every October, people all over the world show their support for people affected by breast cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness website say ” work’s always important, but October is when we get to really shout about it.” For months, the coronavirus put many areas of breast cancer on pause. Now more than ever, they need people, communities and businesses across the UK to help them press play on breast cancer research and care.
It is also Breast Cancer Wear it Pink Day on October 22nd.
On Friday 22 October 2021, the charity wants you to wear pink. Raise money. And help make life-saving breast cancer research and life-changing care happen.
If there ever was a time to put on that pink top, proudly drape that pink feather boa around your neck or pull up those pink socks, it’s now.
Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink day is one of the biggest fundraising events in the UK. Taking place during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, thousands of amazing people wear it pink in their communities, schools or work places for the UK’s largest breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now.
2021 is the 20th year that we’ll all be wearing it pink, with over £36 million raised since 2002. Together, they can go even further and raise even more money for the people affected by this disease.
Since March 2020, the doors to hundreds of their community support events have had to close and researchers were kept out of their labs for 100 days or more.
That’s why they have become more determined to make sure they are there to support people when they need them. And more determined to make the breakthroughs in research that will continue to drive forward progress.
People affected by breast cancer need us – and they need you too. That’s why we need you to wear pink, raise money, and help make life-changing research and care happen.
Getting involved is easy. Just sign up and then start planning what you’re going to do on the day.
If you’re not sure about what to do for wear it pink, don’t worry. They have got all the ideas you’ll need to make sure you have a brilliant day wearing pink, raising money and helping anyone affected by breast cancer. Just head to the Wear It Pink website for some ideas.
Source: Wear It Pink