It’s October and it’s time to paint the town pink! It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month!!
Confessions of a Plus Size Shopaholic is excited about shopping for a cause. Let’s raise funds for awareness, research, treatment, and more importantly finding a CURE!
Don’t let the cooler temps deter you from these adorable pink/black hearts and ribbon flip-flops from The Breast Cancer Awareness Store. You simply cannot beat the price of $4.00. Yes, you read that right! $4.00!! They are currently available in sizes 6-9 and what’s more important is that proceeds from this purchase funds mammograms for underprivileged women in need. Purchase directly from https://www.thebreastcancersite.com/store or contact their customer service department on 1-(888) 355-4321.
Ok, I debated on whether or not to include this woven bag because I found it to be a little insensitive, but apparently it's a best-seller as it shows that although patients are going through a troubling time, they're sense of humor isn’t loss. You can purchase it directly from The Pink Ribbon Shop http://www.pinkribbonshop.com for $12.95.
This feminine and super cute key ring (pictured left) is embellished with pink jewels and the breast cancer awareness ribbon as its focal point. This key ring can be purchased from The Pink Ribbon Shop at http://www.pinkribbonshop.com for $13.95. Also, for you book readers, get this matching bookmark as well (pictured right), for the same price!
Torrid offers this adorable pink “I Heart My Boobies” t-shirt with the upside down rhinestone heart in sizes 1-4x for $28.50. Purchase at your nearest Torrid store or online at http://www.torrid.com/.
The Warriors In Pink tradition continues with this jersey cotton scarf for 2011. Jazz up any coat, suit, or casual outfit while making a statement. This work of art can be purchased directly from Warriors In Pink http://www.shopwarriorsinpink.com for $34.00.
Note: To date, Warriors In Pink have donated $2,029,045.00 to the Susan G. Komen For A Cure Foundation..
This bracelet is not only stunning but it supports a great cause! Pick up this Pandora “compatible” beaded bracelet as a show of support for Breast Cancer Awareness. Although it’s the priciest piece on the list, at $259.99, its proceeds go to a great cause. Purchase it directly from Overstock Jeweler http://www.overstockjeweler.com/.
If you don't see anything you like, or you're a man and pink isn't your thing, you don’t have to buy an item to show your support. There a hundreds of organizations to donate too, but don’t get taken by donating to one that may be a fraud. The most reputable and well known organization is Susan G. Komen For A Cure. Donate online at http://ww5.komen.org/ or via text “KOMEN” “90999” ($10.00 will be added to your next bill.)
Let’s all Save The Ta-Tas! Squish a boob, save a life!!
Happy Shopping or Donating for a Cure. ~The Plus Size Shopaholic~ Muah!