The Friday Five Breast – Cancer Awareness Month
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A wave of pink seems to wash over everything this time of year as companies, organizations, athletes, healthcare workers and individuals join the movement each October to show their support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This week’s Friday Five highlights the latest in research, treatment, fund raising and prevention.
Game Pink – Gaming for Charity
Check out National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (@NBCF) resources for Breast Cancer Awareness Month including ways to get involved, survivor stories, and how to help women in need. They are also hosting Game Pink, a way to bring together gamers, streamers, developers, and publishers on a mission to help women and families impacted by breast cancer. Playing your favorite video game can make a difference in the lives of women and families facing the realities of breast cancer. Simply sign up to create your own charity stream and start fundraising!
Gamers, we want to hear from you! Share the story of how breast cancer has affected you or someone you know – submit your story today at https://t.co/EUeQ0MhnWd or in the comments using #GamePink. pic.twitter.com/NhjtLVMeJm
— NBCF (@NBCF) September 26, 2020
Breast Cancer Now – Wear It Pink in the UK
Breast Cancer Now (@breastcancernow) is the charity steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. In the United States, people are encouraged to wear it pink all month for breast cancer awareness. This year, in the UK the national Wear It Pink Day is October 23.
Many fundraisers are organising virtual #wearitpink activities this year. Here we bring you five ideas to help you rock your event!https://t.co/vAC4R4dCVz
— Breast Cancer Now (@BreastCancerNow) September 27, 2020
10 Fresh Ideas to Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 2020
Ten Adams (@TenAdams) compiled a list of ways to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness in the time of COVID-19. From virtual walks to Facebook Lunch and Learn events check out these ways to still promote and participate while staying safe.
From the first weeks of the crisis, #healthcare marketers have gotten creative. Planning for #BreastCancerAwareness shouldn’t be any different. https://t.co/hq4VBCLvEY
— Ten Adams (@TenAdams) September 25, 2020
Welltok (@Welltok) is an award-winning consumer activation solutions company that improves people’s total wellbeing.
October is #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth. We sat down with Dr. Chantal Reyna, breast surgical oncologist, about the importance of mammogram screenings & messaging health systems should be using to help patients feel comfortable: https://t.co/IuHoyy3z6Q
— Welltok (@Welltok) September 21, 2020
12 Face Masks That Help Support Breast Cancer Awareness
Footwear News (@FootwearNews) has compiled a list of 12 masks that you can sport so you are still staying safe when participating in upcoming walks and other Breast Cancer Awareness events. Each mask is also donating to the cause so you can be fashionable, safe, raise awareness, show support and contributing monetarily.
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