Spend For The Cause.

Original article written by me for Manhattan Magazine

breast cancer

Several of your favorite retailers, salons and restaurants have teamed up to bring you a month of giving back during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Don’t forget to wear pink!

French Connection’s Shop For The Cause Event
In case you needed another reason to shop at French Connection, the brand wants to give you three: fun, fashion and philanthropy. At their Oct. 26 shopping event, 20 percent of all the sales will be donated to the Susan G. Komen foundation. This event will also include cocktails, a fashion show and raffles. DETAILSRSVP at RSVPevents@frenchconnection-usa.com, French Connection, 435 West Broadway

“Take a Bite” Out of Breast Cancer at Carnegie Deli
On Oct. 29, head to Carnegie Deli to enjoy mini versions of their classic fare, pink ribbon cheesecake, pink-themed desserts, goodie bags and much more. This soiree will benefit the Ellen Hermanson Foundation, which promotes awareness for early detection. DETAILS Carnegie Deli, 854 Seventh Avenue, eventbee.com

Salon Sck’s Fight For The Cure
During the month of October, Salon Sck will partner with Kerastase and Shu Uemura to raise money for breast cancer awareness. One hundred percent of their proceeds from this month will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. There has never been a better excuse to get your hair done. DETAILS Salon SCK, 1845 Broadway, 2nd Floor, 212.265.1700

Pink Extensions by Ted Gibson Salon
Pink is the new blonde at Ted Gibson Salon. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month the salon offers Hairdreams pink extensions throughout October. All funds raised the promotion, which starts from $25 per extension, will benefit Komen Greater NYC. DETAILS Ted Gibson Salon, 184 Fifth Avenue, #2, 212.633.6333,tedgibsonbeauty.com

Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Wedding Gown Sale
Join Brides Against Breast Cancer in Central Park’s Loeb Boathouse for their charity wedding gown sale. If you’re getting married, this event is the perfect opportunity to save some money while supporting those affected by breast cancer. DETAILS Nov. 13, Loeb Boathouse, East 72nd St. and Park Drive North

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