Breast Cancer AwarenessSo many of us take our health for granted, and unfortunately, it’s not until we’re faced with a devastating diagnosis that we’re reminded how fragile life is. This year, approximately 230, 480 new patients will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, and the American Cancer Society estimates as many as 39,520 sufferers will die from breast cancer this year. These staggering statistics are what drive us to make a difference.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The purpose of the dedication is to educated women and men about the importance of early detection. More and more women are getting mammograms to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages and as a result, breast cancer death rates are declining. Support breast cancer awareness and encourage the women in your life to get mammograms on a regular basis and to practice breast self-awareness.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the team at SunglassWarehouse.com would like to dedicate this month’s contest to the millions of women and men fighting the battle against breast cancer every day. We’re asking you to spread breast cancer awareness by adding this button to your personal blog or website.

Pink Sunglasses

 

By adding this button, you are supporting those currently battling breast cancer, survivors and past fighters. For doing so, we’d like to thank you by giving one lucky winner a pair of pink sunglasses, a pink scarf, and a pair of special breast cancer awareness socks!

Together, we must show those currently battling the disease that they’re not alone, and that we are here for them each and every step of the way.

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Rules: So easy! For two entries, copy and paste the HTML for the button and post it on your blog/site to show your support and spread breast cancer awareness. Enter in a comment below with a link to your post containing the button.

To earn additional entries:

  • Like us on our Facebook Page and leave your contest entry statement as a comment on our wall. (One additional entry)
  • Follow us on our Twitter, then tweet about the giveaway. Feel free to copy and paste: Show your support! I just entered to win a Pink Gift Pack @sunglasswarehse! //bit.ly/qMF22z  (One additional entry a day)
  • Follow us on Tumblr at Sunnies Side Up and reblog our Breast Cancer Awareness post. (One additional entry)

This contest ends at 12:00am EST on November 1, 2011. Open to US and Canada only.

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Reese Witherspoon Breast Cancer AwarenessInterested in donating to fund breast cancer research? The American Cancer Society and the Susan G. Komen Foundation give millions of dollars in grants to support research efforts.

Want to help on a smaller scale? Check out local cancer agencies that help cancer patients in your own community.

Spreading awareness is the easy part. Grab this button. Join the fight. Show your support today.

 

Photo credits: NYTimes.com & MarketWatch.com