In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Tieks was kind of enough to send me these classic Ballerina Pink Tieks. They teamed up with the American Cancer Society to educate others on the importance of early detection. To raise awareness, the Tieks Team included these very important facts about breast cancer, that I wanted to share with you.
In the U.S., 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
Every 19 seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with breast cancer.
Every 15 minutes, a woman dies of breast cancer.
When breast cancer is detected early in the localized stage, the 5 year survival rate is over 95%.
It has been estimated that if every woman over the age of 50 had her yearly mammogram, breast cancer deaths in this age group would drop by 25% or more.
Breast Cancer Awareness has always been super important to me. I know you can’t go through life being scared about what might happen to you or a loved one, because in this world, you just never know. I still remember learning in elementary school that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, and it freaked me out! In my family, there are seven girls (my five sisters and my mom), so the odds are definitely not in our favor. But now I just stay optimistic and pray that none of us are ever diagnosed with it. If there’s anything you can do, encourage your friends, family and other loved ones to get routine check-ups and mammograms, so that if any of them should be diagnosed, it will have been detected early! Click here to check out ways to increase your chance for early detection.
Others that are donating a portion of their proceeds on special items to breast cancer research.
Donating 50% of proceeds to the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation.
Donating 100% of proceeds to the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s Women’s Cancer Research Fund. Exclusive to Saks.
With every purchase, Bobbi Brown will donate $12 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A portion of the proceeds will go to breast cancer awareness.
In honor of Evelyn Lauder, founder of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Donating 10% of each candle sold to the foundation.
Donating $4 of each sale to support cruelty-free research through the Breast Cancer Rewarch Foundation, up to $305,000.
Donating 20% of the proceeds to The Pink Agenda, a nonprofit organization committed to raising money for breast cancer care and research and awareness of the disease among young professionals.
Tory Burch is donating 20% from the purchase of each of these exclusive styles below to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
**Click on items to shop or links below.**
Large York Tote // Small York Tote // Zip Continental Wallet // Smartphone Wristlet // Cosmetic Case // Circle Coin Case // iPhone Case // Printed Scarf
So many good ways to benefit such a good cause!
So Wheeler has been asking me what I’m going to be for Halloween this year. I think I found it. A bear! // BB Dakota Macklin Fur Vest
Love this Ruffle Back Pullover that I mentioned earlier this week. Anthropologie is currently offering free shipping with any order of $150+, plus all full-priced dresses are 15% off. Use code: TWOTREATS at check-out.
Stay tuned for tomorrow’s post. I’ll be sharing more sales happening through the long weekend.
One I’ll share with you today is BIG! J.Crew is offering 30% off all full-priced items with code: WEEKENDPLANS. So if you’ve had something on your wish list, now’s the time to order.
I hope y’all have a wonderful weekend!
*A portion of my commission from this post will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.*