October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

If you didn't notice before this weekend, I'm sure last night's football game (with its hot pink shoes, gloves, chin straps and more) made it obvious: It's breast cancer awareness month! I love that the NFL makes a point to acknowledge and promote this. Milwaukee is doing a Pink Porch Light Project, with Ace Hardware selling pink light bulbs to raise awareness and funds with Aurora Healthcare for breast cancer, the number one cancer in women worldwide. We are totally pinking out our porch!

What can you do? Get your annual mammograms and do a monthly self-check! And make sure your mom and all the ladies in your family do, too.

Want to donate? Here's a link to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure site, the global leader in the breast cancer movement (having invested almost 1.5 billion over the years! 

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