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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
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