The pink ribbon is an international symbol of breast cancer awareness. Pink ribbons, and the color pink in general, identify the wearer or promoter with the breast cancer brand and express moral support for women with breast cancer. Charlotte Hayley, who had battled breast cancer, introduced the concept of a peach coloured breast cancer awareness ribbon.
In honor of the month, we will be highlighting the stories of those affected, as well as the people who come to their aid and help bring awareness to the issue. We've all come to recognize pink ribbons as a symbol for breast cancer. We see the ribbon on yogurt containers, makeup, sporting good products, T-shirts, tote bags, pinned to people's uniforms, and more.
The pink ribbon lapel pin has become a powerful symbol to increase awareness about breast cancer, and it's easy to make for yourself and your friends. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October and throughout the year—people wear pink ribbons to honor survivors, remember those lost to the disease, and to support the progress we are making together to defeat breast cancer. We encourage you to wear a pink ribbon throughout the month of October and join us in the fight against breast cancer.
October is breast cancer awareness month, which aims to highlight the importance of research into the condition and fundraising to help make it happen. The pink ribbon has been an international symbol of breast cancer for years - here is all the information you need to know about the ribbon and the campaign. Inshe created ribbons by hand in her dining room, that came with messages encouraging Americans to put pressure on the National Cancer Institute to put more money into prevention.
Among the most frequently asked questions posed to librarians on the topic is whether families of Civil War soldiers displayed ribbons for missing loved ones during the Civil War, a theory often informed by the John Wayne film She Wore a Yellow Ribbon. That song dates back to the midth century but the center argues that the roots of awareness ribbons can be traced to a much more recent pop-culture reference. Russell Brown.
For many years now, the pink ribbon has been used as an awareness symbol at breast cancer walks, fundraisers, pink ribbon campaigns, and just about any event that wants bring attention to breast cancer. Our breast cancer awareness products are a perfect way to show encouragement for cancer victims, survivors, and those fighting hard towards finding a cure. At PinMart, we carry a complete line of in-stock and ready to ship breast cancer awareness merchandise, including pink ribbon pins, lanyards, rubber bracelets, and more.
Thank you, Nancy, for letting us reprint it here. Of course the particular ribbon that has come under such intense scrutiny of late is the pink ribbon. It turns up almost everywhere these days and not just in the Breast Cancer Awareness Month of October anymore.