Susan G. Komen for the Cure is kick-starting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a national "Pink Out" day on Friday, Oct. 5. Holding an awareness-building, fundraising day at the office can be fun and easy way to show you're Passionately Pink for the Cure.
Visit www.passionatelypink.org and register your office by Oct. 5. Within two weeks you’ll receive a kit filled with promotional and educational materials including posters, breast health information, stickers, buttons and more!
Start spreading the word through inter-office announcements, posters in break rooms/common areas. Below are some of our most popular office fundraiser ideas:
Email your Passionately Pink event details and photos to email@example.com or post them directly to the RE/MAX Facebook page at facebook.com/remax.
Track and manage donations through your office's Passionately Pink profile page at passionatelypink.org.
To help you get started, here's a step-by-step planning guide:
Step 1: Get Started
Questions? Need Help? Want more information? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 2: Spread the Word
• Encourage staff to wear pink on National Pink Out Day
• Hold an all-employee pink get-together that day
• Share breast health information from the kit we send you
• Raffle a coveted parking spot for the month of October
• Serve pink lemonade and cookies in the break room
• Thank each donor with a Passionately Pink button – they’re included in your kit!
Don’t forget to nominate/appoint people in the office to set up a donation collection zone.
Step 3: Send in your stories and photos from Oct. 5
If you also send photos to email@example.com your office could end up on the Passionately Pink website and in the Komen monthly newsletter.
Step 4: Submit Your Passionately Pink Donations by Oct. 31
You also can visit www.komen.org/homeforthecure to register for the Sold for the Cure program, exclusively for RE/MAX Affiliates who want to support the Komen mission through their business. Registering allows you to co-brand your marketing with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure logo, available on the Official Logos & Images page on Mainstreet.
Donations through the Home for the Cure program and Passionately Pink support Komen’s national initiatives, as well as life-saving research, education, screening and treatment programs at the local level through our network of 120+ Komen Affiliates.