October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
This October Wear Pink for Dress for the Cause
Every October, companies, schools and organizations from across Canada raise money for Dress for the Cause by hosting local fundraising events.
Hosting a Dress for the Cause fundraising event is fun, and the money you raise goes to a great cause – life-saving breast cancer research!
Sign-up to receive a Dress for the Cause fundraising package. Containing a lunch-room poster, event stickers for everyone to wear, fundraising ideas and pledge forms – everything you need to make your organization’s Dress for the Cause event a success.
Post your Dress for the Cause event photos and videos on Twitter Instagram and Facebook. Using the hashtags #DressForTheCause and #ResearchMatters
to join others coming together to raise money for life-saving breast cancer research.
Are You Up for the Challenge?
Challenge other businesses, organisations or schools to a fundraising competition.
Each year the Dress for the Cause top fundraiser will win a $5,000 donation towards a cancer treatment centre of their choosing.
The 2017 Dress for the Cause Winner:
Westside Secondary School in Orangeville, Ontario raised $20,410.
“WAY TO GO WESTSIDE – OUTSTANDING!”
“The dedication of Westside Secondary School Students, Faculty and Administration to help find a cure for breast cancer is truly inspirational. Not only does Westside host an amazing ‘Pink Day’ fundraiser, they also enlist the support of their entire community. We are grateful to everyone who donated their time and money to Westside. Thank you for your spirit and continued support of our vision to end breast cancer.”
Kimberly Carson, CEO, Breast Cancer Society of Canada