No matter what side of the fight you’re on, you can help fund breast cancer research or sport pink to spread awareness. Stores all around the community have special, pink-themed sections, here’s just a few picks to put on your shopping list.
• Freshwater Pearl Necklace
Local artist Bia Thomas created this leather necklace in honor of breast cancer awareness. You can purchase it for $24 at Mezza De Luna Consignment Studio. 8 S. Palafox, 437-3377.
• Woodstock Chimes of Hope
Pensacola Hardware has a table dedicated to pink ribbons. From cookie cutters, to sink strainers to blankets, you can show your support or find that perfect gift for the survivor in your life, including the Chimes of Hope wind chime for $33. A portion of the proceeds benefit organizations that fight breast cancer. Pensacola Hardware, 20 E. Gregory St., 438-3186.
• Aveda Pink Ribbon Hand Relief
Aveda’s hand relief lotion leaves dry and chapped hands noticeably softer and smoother. During the month of October, Aveda will donate $4 from every purchase of the hand relief lotion to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. London W1, 120 S. Palafox, 433-2120.
• Vera Bradley Ribbons Line
Every year since 1999, Vera Bradley creates a new design to honor breast cancer awareness. The accessories company contributes about $1 million annually to the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. Pizzaz Personalized Gifts & Events, 832 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., 934-3436.
• Pink Gold and Diamond Pendant Necklace
Wear your support around your neck with this rose gold and diamond pendant from Beré Jewelers. Prices range from $305-$425. White there, you can also purchase and/or order Pandora beads and bracelets, where a portion of the proceeds go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. Prices range from $35-$45. Beré Jewelers, 209 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., 934-2688.
• Live by Tig Notaro
Comedian Tig Notaro has gone through a bacterial infection, unexpectedly losing her mother and breast cancer in the span of only a few months. Hear her critically acclaimed live set at Largo in Los Angeles. A portion of the $5 download will benefit breast cancer research. Visit louisck.net to purchase.