Pick Up a Bit of Hope Celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Purchasing From Companies

Who Support Breast Cancer Efforts at City of Hope



    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, companies nationwide
 are recognizing National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating a portion
 of the proceeds from the sale of select items to world-renowned City of Hope
 Cancer Center.  These donations will be used to fund research, treatment and
 education programs to fight and ultimately cure breast cancer -- a devastating
 disease that currently affects one in every seven women.*
 
     3M/Post-it(R): Fifty cents from every specially marked three-pack and
 20 cents from every specially marked single-pack of Post-it Super Sticky Notes
 imprinted with a pink ribbon sold are being donated to City of Hope to support
 breast cancer research, treatment and education.  In addition, 3M will be
 present at City of Hope's Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer locations across
 the nation, urging people to "Stick up for the Cause."  To help raise
 additional funds, for every donation made at Walk location Dedication Walls,
 3M will match the dollar amount up to $25,000 for all Walk locations.  For
 more information, log on to www.3m.com/us/office/postit/research.
 
     Big River Coffee: Big River Coffee Company procures and distributes the
 top 2 percent of gourmet coffee beans in the world.  Over the next four years,
 they will donate $1 from every Pink Ribbon 12-ounce bag of 100 percent shade
 and organically grown Rainforest Blend Gourmet Arabica coffee to City of
 Hope's breast cancer efforts (a minimum donation of $250,000).  To learn more,
 visit www.bigrivercoffee.net.
 
     Carole Hochman Designs: The Carole Hochman Design Group, a proven intimate
 apparel design and merchandising powerhouse, will donate $1 from every Stan
 Herman "Hug of Hope" robe, sold on QVC's AM Style(R) from 8 to 10 a.m. EST on
 October 8, 2005.  Proceeds will benefit women's cancer research, treatment and
 education at City of Hope.
 
     Creative Nail: Creative Nail Design is the global leader in professional
 hand and foot beauty, providing high quality performance products, industry
 leading innovation and global education.  From September 1 to October 31,
 2005, Creative Nail Design will make a charitable contribution of $2 per
 bottle of "Hope Heals" lotion sold to further City of Hope's breast cancer
 research, treatment and education programs.
 
     Dole Fresh Flowers: Throughout October, Dole Fresh Flowers is aligning
 with several major grocery retailers across the nation to help benefit breast
 cancer research, treatment and education at City of Hope. On behalf of the
 participating retailers, Dole Fresh Flowers will donate 5 percent of the
 retailer's purchase price to City of Hope to help fund our fight against
 breast cancer.
 
 
     Find the Cure.us:  From now through the end of 2005, Find the Cure.us will
 donate $1 from every pink "LiveLong(TM)" wristband sold and 20 percent of the
 sales from all other "LiveLong" products to benefit breast cancer research at
 City of Hope.  Visit www.findthecure.us today to learn more.
 
     Hannah's Candles:  A clean and cool burning 7.5 oz. candle comes in an
 attractive gift box with a decorative angel charm.  Candles can be purchased
 by phone, by calling toll-free 877-352-6353 and on the Internet at
 www.candlemart.com.  For every candle purchased, 50 cents goes toward City of
 Hope's breast cancer research, treatment and education.
 
     Hansen's: For the fifth consecutive year, Hansen's will donate 10 cents
 for each red tab sent in from canned smoothies and sodas from now until
 February 28, 2006.  For each tab submitted, Hansen's will donate 10 cents to
 City of Hope for breast cancer research, treatment and education, up to
 $100,000 will be donated for all qualifying Hansen's products. Send tabs and
 ribbons to: Hansen's Breast Cancer Fund, 1010 Railroad Street, Corona, CA
 92882. (See cans for details.)
 
     Red Envelope:  This September and October, RedEnvelope will donate 10
 percent of sales ($25,000 minimum donation) from its "Think Pink" collection
 to City of Hope's breast cancer efforts.  To learn more about RedEnvelope's
 "Think Pink" collection, which includes such items as a wish bracelet, a
 "friends" album and a jewelry box, visit www.RedEnvelope.com/ThinkPink.
 
     SMEAD: During the month of October, 15 percent of the purchase price on
 specially marked qualifying SMEAD office products will be donated to City of
 Hope to support breast cancer research, treatment and education.
 
     ABOUT CITY OF HOPE
     City of Hope is one of the world's leading research and treatment centers
 for cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases.  Named by
 U.S.News & World Report as one of America's best medical centers for cancer
 treatment, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow
 transplantation and genetics.  Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a
 Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest designation bestowed by the National
 Cancer Institute, and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer
 Network. City of Hope's scientific knowledge is shared with medical centers
 locally and globally, helping patients battling life-threatening diseases
 around the corner and around the world.  For more information, please call
 800-260-HOPE or visit the Web site at www.cityofhope.org.
 
          City of Hope ... Where the Power of Knowledge Saves Lives(R)
 
      *Source: American Cancer Society
 
 

SOURCE City of Hope

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