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There’s so much to look forward to in October (Fall foliage, seasonal spices are becoming frequent (aka spiced lattes and pumpkin bread) and cooler weather, but it also marks an incredibly important month – “Breast Cancer Awareness” month. With millions participating on a multitude of different levels, we’re all in it for one goal in mind – the fight for the cure.
fcbc51dc44571033d06e2ef151c1bc31Joining the search for the cure is much easier than you think – now-a-days you can even purchase a chocolate bar at your local drug store that gives back to BCA! We know that it can be an overwhelming feat on deciding where and how you can step in and help, so this year, we’re breaking down our favorite charities and products that give back in an effort to lead to the common goal – the cure.

Cancer and Careers: Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation: BCRF is a nonprofit organization committed to achieving prevention and a cure for breast cancer. We provide critical funding for cancer research worldwide to fuel advances in tumor biology, genetics, prevention, treatment, metastasis and survivorship.

Susan G Komen: An encyclopedia for all things Breast Cancer related SGK works on both a National and community level to educate, research and create awareness around the disease. Go beyond donating and run for the cure in one of the many races that they put on in your local communities throughout the month of October.

Beauty that gives back:

1. Purchase the Bobbi Brown French Pink blush set, $45 at Bobbi Brown, and $10 goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

2. 10% of purchases made on GoldfadenMD.com throughout the month of October gets donated to Cancer and Careers.

3. Essie’s 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Mini Cube (4 piece)

4. Glam Glow’s limited-edition facial mask created in honor of breast cancer awareness