Stronger together: 8 ways you can support the breast cancer community this Pink Month

October 12, 2017 - 7:08 AM
Show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month with these list of happenings all over the metro.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here’s how you can support different advocacy supporting the fight against this dreaded disease.

1. Stay or dine at The Peninsula Manila.

Have a joyful staycation or delight in an afternoon tea, and support the Manila Peninsula’s long-time advocacy. Image sourced from The Peninsula Manila’s Facebook page.

The Peninsula Manila is once again running its Peninsula in Pink charitable programme in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Hotel guests can participate in this worthy cause by staying in their rooms or by availing the Afternoon Tea Set. Portion of the room rates, and sales will be donated to the Philippine Foundation for Breast Care, Inc. For more information, visit

2. Buy your favorite Avon Sweet Honesty Promise Eau de Toilette Spray.

Be part of Avon’s annual campaign against breast cancer. This year, Avon is advocating for the Pink Minute Campaign, which encourages women to take a minute and make self breast examination a habit. Image sourced from Avon’s Facebook page.

Besides advocating for one minute self breast examination, Avon is also having a fund-raising event featuring Sweet Honesty Promise Eau de Toilette Spray and pedometer watch; wherein a portion from each sale will be donated to the Avon-Philippine General Hospital Breast Care Center. For more information, visit

3. Wear Jewelmer’s fashionable #WhyWeFight Bracelet.

Jewelmer’s simple yet elegant bracelet featuring a pearl and the iconic pink ribbon signifying the fight against breast cancer. Image sourced from Jewelmer’s Facebook page

Featuring a south sea pearl Jewelmer is known for, this bracelet is “symbolizes the strength and beauty innate in all women,” and purchase of which helps in funding the programs of ICan Serve Foundation regarding breast care health. For more information, visit Jewelmer’s Facebook page.

4. Shop for the limited edition Pink Fight Philip Stein timepiece.

The luxury watch brand joins the fight against breast cancer this year by donating a portion of the sales of this pink-strapped watch. Image sourced from Philip Stein’s Facebook page.

Philip Stein’s Pink Fight watch, which is priced at Php 56,000, comes with a limited edition pink leather strap. A portion of proceeds will benefit ICan Serve Foundation. For more information, visit Philip Stein’s Facebook page.

5. Take a gastronomic journey around the world in small plates, and support a charity work at the same time.

This curated charity dinner is for the benefit of ICan Serve Foundation. Image sourced from Lifestyle TV’s Facebook page.

Happening on October 21 at 7 p.m. at 8 Rockwell Penthouse in Makati City, Around the World in Small Plates features dishes from notable chefs including Claude Tayag, Josh Boutwood, Sandy Daza, Robby Goco, JP Anglo, and more. For more information, visit Lifestyle TV’s Facebook page.

6. Run for for fitness and for breast cancer awareness.

Join this fun run for a worthy cause happening on Sunday, October 15. Image sourced from Festival Mall’s Facebook page.

Dubbed as the Pink Run: D’feeting Breast Cancer, the fun run event in 1K, 3K, 5K, and 10K is for the benefit of Project Pink, Asian Hospital Charities Inc. and iCanserve Foundation. For more information, visit Festival Mall Alabang’s Facebook page.

7. Submit your most creative art work, and get the chance to win and help your chosen foundation.

Calling all artists! Don’t forget to submit your entries this weekend. Image sourced from Festival Mall Alabang’s Facebook page.

Festival Mall Alabang is mounting a Breast Cancer Awareness Poster Making Contest, where amateur artists can submit works that follow the theme: “Stronger in Pink” and an interpretation of “strength in adversity.” Winners can get a prize of up to Php 20,000 plus Php 10,000 for the artist’s chosen foundation. For more information, visit Festival Mall Alabang’s Facebook page.

8. Receive freebies from Happy Skin this Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Your favorite local cosmetic brand is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness this month by giving its customer a treat. Image sourced from Happy Skin’s Facebook page.

For every Php 1,000 worth of purchased Happy Skin products, the brand is giving away one of their most-loved lippie– the Our Shut Up & Kiss Me Lip & Cheek Mousse in Swept Off My Feet. For more information, visit Happy Skin’s Facebook page.