Shop These Brands That Are Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month In Singapore
Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Singapore happens in October every year. If you didn’t already know, breast cancer affects 1 in 13 women in Singapore. It is the most commonly occurring cancer amongst women in Singapore and over 2,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.
So make sure that you’re familiar with how to check your breasts for lumps, and that you and your loved ones go for regular mammograms. If you’d like to support the cause, here are some brands that are rolling out special items and programs for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, where a portion of the proceeds go towards the Breast Cancer Foundation(BCF).
Scroll down for a list of brands that are rolling out initiatives for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and how you can help to support the cause!
#1 Lady M Singapore
How gorgeous is this Pink Checkers Cake ($120 online, $130 in-store) from Lady M? Slice through the strawberry glaze to reveal the playful pink and black cocoa sponge cake, outlined with whipped strawberry cream cheese. For every cake sold or slice ($12 in-store) sold, Lady M will donate $10 and $2 respectively to BCF.
#2 Love, Bonito
Talk about using your platform for good. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Love, Bonito is featuring stories of breast cancer survivors on their website and even has a fundraising page where visitors can make a donation.
Love, Bonito will also be hosting an IG Live on 21 October, 9pm with four inspiring women who had overcome breast cancer. The brand will be donating $1 for every unique viewer tuning in, so mark your calendars!
And here are two very good reasons to join LBCommunity+, Love, Bonito’s membership program. Members can redeem an exclusive Breathe Essentials Co. candle for 500 points, and for every redemption, Love, Bonito will donate $5 to BCF. And in partnership with Radlink, a private diagnostic service provider, members can also enjoy a 1-for-1 mammography screening.
Visit Love, Bonito for more information.
#3 Breathe Essentials Co.
Founded by breast cancer survivor Charlene Koh, Breathe Essentials Co. offers hand-poured scented candles, yoga mat sprays, essential oils and other lifestyle and wellness products. For this month, Charlene has launched the “With This Light” series, where 20% of proceeds will go towards BCF. The series consists of two scented candles ($129 each) - Clarity (orchid musk) and Heart (peony rose) - and jesmonite coaters ($35) in corresponding colours.
Buy them here.
#4 perk by kate
perk by kate is launching a 6-piece lingerie collection specially designed to support women during their recovery process after a mastectomy or breast reconstruction surgery. The lingerie brand collaborated with Dr Chia Hui Ling, a breast reconstruction surgeon and consultant plastic surgeon at SW1 Plastic Surgery Clinic for this, and sought real-life feedback from breast cancer survivors throughout the design process.
There’s been a delay in the launch of the Perk By Kate Breast Cancer collection, so do follow them on Instagram for updates. Meanwhile, the brand has pledged to offer a complimentary piece of lingerie from this collection for women who have been diagnosed with or are recovering from breast cancer.
Shop perk by kate here.
Eyeing a collapsible cup because you're becoming more eco-conscious? Support two causes at once by getting the Pink Collapsible Cup ($6.90) from PAZZION. For every cup sold, the contemporary footwear and lifestyle brand will donate $3 to BCF. Oh, and if you bring the cup to PAZZION Cafe at JEWEL Changi Airport, you'll get $1 off your drink (bottled and alcoholic beverages not included).
Get it here.
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Text: GirlStyle SG