Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer among women so, chances are, you know someone who has been affected by it. The entire month of October is dedicated to raising awareness and encouraging women to do self-checks or schedule their mammograms. After all, early detection is paramount.
Which means this month is a time that many companies and organizations work together to raise funds for breast cancer research. If you're already planning on shopping (or getting a head start on your holiday list) this is a great way to give back.
If you're not sure where to give this month, here are some products that are donating percentages of proceeds directly to research.
Get 20% off all blush pieces and 10% of proceeds go to The Breasties, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting young women affected by breast and reproductive cancers.
Throughout the month of October, Primally Pure will sell a limited-edition pink deodorant—one of their best-selling products—with 100% of proceeds benefitting Lipstick Angels.
C'est Moi is donating 50% of October proceeds from this face mask set to the Young Survival Coalition.
Starting October 8, Stasher will be selling limited quantities of their fruit-inspired plastic-free sandwich bags—three dollars from each purchase will go to Keep A Breast.
With every purchase in their Giveback Suite, 20% benefits the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Collective Hearts will donate 20% of retail purchase price of this necklace to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
With each purchase of this limited-edition spray, 20% of proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This is part of the Estée Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Campaign.
Stronger, a Peloton capsule collection will donate 10% of the purchase price from each item to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Shop from leggings, tank top, sports bra, sneakers and more.
S'well will donate 20% of the retail price of the 16-ounce and 20-ounce Pink Topaz Traveler to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Each purchase from their popular Cool Nights pajamas or the exclusive super soft tee will give back $5 to Living Beyond Breast Cancer.
As part of the Estée Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Campaign, Bobbi Brown will donate $24 of each purchase to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, up to $100,000.
For the month of October, 50% of all sales proceeds for an exclusive limited edition five piece jewely collection will be donated to Living Beyond Breast Cancer.
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