6 Awesome Ways to Observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1. Wine, Women and Weddings

Enjoy Bites and Sips As You Raise Funds for Breast Cancer
photo: @urlocalbride
Girl’s Night Out Fundraiser 10/15 + Charity Gown Sale 10/17
Get your TICKETS here.

Join East Bay Bridal for a night of fun and fashion, benefiting HERS Breast Cancer Foundation at the Redwood Canyon Golf Course. Food will be served by local firefighters, wine donated by OneHope Wine.

Two days later will be a shopping event featuring gowns donated by Weddington Way and Katie May.

#WineandFind

2. Paws for Pink LA

Bring Your 4-Legged Best Friend Along to Raise Funds and Awareness for Breast Cancer
photo: @pawsfurpink
Hearty Hound 5K Fun Run/Walk 11/15
REGISTER here.

This event is put on by Paws Fur Pink Los Angeles. The organization also works in Orange County and San Diego and will soon be in the Inland Empire! Proceeds go towards funding mammograms from Susan G. Komen LA County.

Don’t miss the 1 Mile Walk, costume contest, Expo, or awards ceremony that are happening in conjunction with the Run/Walk. 4-legged participants encouraged, but not required.

#pawsfurpink

3. Pink Ribbon Place Resource Center + Thrift Shop

Find Affordable Fashion and Support Breast Cancer Cause
photo: @thepinkribbonplace
Pink Ribbon Place is a local gem that provides services for those with Breast Cancer. Created as part of the Riverside Community Health Foundation, the Resource Center offers wellness programs, diagnostic services, an American Cancer Society wig bank and more.

The thrift store associated with the center is small, but has wonderful treasures. One of our team members has been there!

#thepinkribbonplace #shopforacause

4. Donna Marathon

A Pink Arch Marks the Entry to the Runner's Village
photo: @262withdonna

The 9th Annual 26.2 with DONNA Marathon Weekend 2/12 – 14, 2016
REGISTER here.

26.2 with Donna hosts “the only marathon in the U.S. dedicated to breast cancer research and care.” This is made possible through work with their partners: The Donna Foundation, Jeff Galloway Training and Mayo Clinic.

#ClosertoaCure

5. Susan G. Komen LA County Fundraiser

Participants and Their Horses Don Pink at the Los Alamitos Track
photo: Los Alamitos Facebook
Betting on a Cure 10/10
Get your TICKETS here.

Susan G. Komen LA County hosts an annual event called “Betting on a Cure.” Pink Shutter was honored to be a part of the 2013 event, donating a booth, party props and custom prints.

Enjoy a night at the races as you wine and dine for a cause at the Los Alamitos Race Course. Purchase tickets for a raffle, which features prizes from WSS Shoes and the Ritz Carlton Marina del Rey.

#BreastCancer #BreastCancerAwareness

6. BCRF Fundraiser

LF Stores Partner with BCRF
photo: @lfsoho
thru 10/31

Two of our favorite food groups have joined forces to support the work of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. For details, visit Share Your Story BCRF.

$25,000 was donated by Tropicana and Quaker. $1 will be added for every post on Instagram and Twitter using hashtag #TROPQUAKERBCRF, up to $50,000. So get sharing!!

#TROPQUAKERBCRF

2017-04-25T09:40:18-08:00Categories: News|Tags: , |

Get Inspired. Go Green.

Logo for Environmental Responsibility Sustainability
Today is St. Patrick’s Day! While usually a day full of clovers, luck and rainbows with a pot o’ gold, we encourage you to think out of the box. Use this day to find new ways to be eco-friendly. And then practice them all year long. Go green for the environment and share your new resolution.

Below are some awesome ways you can incorporate #gogreen into your events.

Plates and Utensils Made From Compostable Material Flowers in Simple Vases Line the Table

Eco-Friendly Green Wedding Invitations Multi Colored Confetti in a Push Pop

Seed Packets as Decor at Garden Party

img credit (from top left): Verterra / Polka Dot Bride / The Wedding Chicks / thimblepress on Etsy / Kara’s Party Ideas

Mix it up by combining different colors with the traditional shades of green. We are a bit partial to pink.

St. Patrick's Day Theme Wedding Photoshoot Artwork Featuring Clover and Hydrangea Graphics

St. Patrick's Day Cookies Shaped Like Horseshoes Pink Clover and Ribbon Graphic

img credit (from top left): Style Me Pretty / Her Art on Society6 / Sugar Cubed / The Pink Fund

Pink Shutter racks up a lot of miles as we service events to our 10 locations across the country. Find one near you! Using electric vehicles to deliver the photo booths, we cut back on emissions and the need for gas. Look for our Nissan Leaf fleet brightly wrapped in pink and know that it is possible to make a difference. Make a rental inquiry here for your next special event.

Logo and Contact Info Displayed on the Rear of a Nissan Leaf

2017-04-12T13:52:46-08:00Categories: News|Tags: , |

Photo Booth Donation: Betting On A Cure

Betting on a Cure for Breast Cancer | Saturday, October 19, 2013
Image Credit: Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County

Pink Shutter is donating a photo booth for the Betting On A Cure event on Saturday, October 19, 2013. The fundraiser is being put on by Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County in partnership with the St. Mary Medical Center Foundation. Proceeds go towards the fight to cure breast cancer. Get event details and reserve your seat by visiting the Susan G. Komen LA website.

2017-04-12T13:52:54-08:00Categories: News|Tags: , |