Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Who: The Beautiful Day Foundation, the non-profit organization raising breast cancer awareness to young women will be outreaching at college and high school campuses this October. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, campuses and student organizations have invited the Beautiful Day Foundation to educate young women about breast health, proper breast self-examination, speak to an oncology nurse and the importance of overall wellness. They will also be holding several fundraisers to help fund these ongoing education initiatives.
Campus Health Education Events - The organization invites women to learn how to detect a tumor with the breast cancer simulator, enjoy healthy pink drink mocktails, receive a mini makeover and spin their wheel for free BDF goodies at various college and high school campuses.
5th Annual Golf Day a Pink on the Green Golf Tournament – The organization’s annual charity golf tournament will be held at the Los Verdes Golf Course overlooking the spectacular Pacific Coast in Rancho Palos Verdes. The golf event will award prizes in men’s and women’s categories, include a silent auction featuring a fabulous getaway to Jackson Hole’s Amangani Resort, an opportunity drawing with items ranging from fitness packages, entertainment bundles and dining experiences, and a music-filled dinner reception.
ShopAKIRA.com October Shopping Extravaganza – The boutique chain based out of Chicago, AKIRA, will be donating a portion of all online sales in October to the Beautiful Day Foundation. Shoppers must use the code BEAUTIFUL10 at checkout and in return they will receive an additional 10% off their entire purchase. All proceeds raised will be matched by Seychelles Footwear.
BlowfishShoes.com October Exclusive Shopping Event – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Blowfish Shoes, the Malibu-based retailer, will contribute to the organization $10 for every shoe purchase in the month of October.
Zedena Designs October Jewelry Jubilee – The San Diego handcrafted jewelry designer, Melissa Williams, has selected the Beautiful Day Foundation to benefit from all October sales. She will be donating 10% of all purchases made online and at the Ray At Night Art Event to fund the Beautiful Day Foundation Breast Cancer education events.
October 1st to October 31st: ShopAKIRA.com October Shopping Extravaganza – Month-long Fundraiser
October 1st to October 31st: Blowfish Shoes October Exclusive Shopping Event – Month-long Fundraiser
October 1st to October 31st: Zedena Designs October Jewelry Jubilee – Month-long Fundraiser
Wednesday, October 13th, 11:00 AM: UC Irvine iHealth Event – Educational Outreach Event
Sunday, October 17th, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM: 5th Annual Golf Day – Pink on the Green Golf Tournament – Annual Fundraiser
Tuesday, October 19th, 11:00 AM: Loyola Marymount University Health Event – Educational Outreach Event
Wednesday, October 20th, 11:00 AM: Cal State University, Long Beach Breast Cancer Awareness Event – Education Outreach Event
Wednesday, October 20th, 7:00 PM: Gardena High School Breast Cancer Awareness Event – Education Outreach Event
Friday, October 22nd, 11:00 AM: UC San Diego “Live Beautiful” Pan-Hellenic Breast Cancer Awareness Event – Education Outreach Event
Friday, October 22nd, 12:00 PM: WINK, Women’s Business Organization in San Diego Meeting with Breast Cancer Awareness Presentation – Education Outreach Event
Tuesday, October 26th, 11:00 AM: Cal State University, Los Angeles Health Event – Education Outreach Event
Tuesday, October 26th, 2:00 PM: Cal State University, Dominguez Hills Health Event – Education Outreach Event
ShopAKIRA.com October Shopping Extravaganza – www.ShopAKIRA.com
BlowfishShoes.com October Exclusive Shopping Event – www.BlowfishShoes.com,
Zedena Designs October Jewelry Jubilee – www.ZedenaDesigns.com
Southern California campuses: UC Irvine, Loyola Marymount University, Gardena High School, CSU Long Beach, UC San Diego, CSU Los Angeles, CSU Dominguez Hills
Golf Tournament at Los Verdes Golf Course in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Visuals / Photo / Interview Opportunities:
- Breast Education with simulator of breast tumors and information session with oncology nurse, Daynabelle Santos, sister of the foundation’s founder, Daylani Santos Rollich, who was diagnosed at age 28 and battled breast cancer.
- Pink Drink Mocktail mixing demonstration with Christiaan Rollich, the widower of the foundation’s founder, Daylani Santos Rollich, a young man who lost his wife to breast cancer.
- Fashion show with apparel, shoes and jewelry from retailers, AKIRA, Blowfish Shoes and Zedena Designs, who will be generously donating proceeds from their October sales to the Beautiful Day Foundation.
- Makeover with Beauty 360, event sponsor of the Beautiful Day Foundation, offering mini-makeovers at the Cal State University Long Beach health event.
- On-site Tee Screen-printed by FSP / Nature’s Mistake, who will be making BDF event souvenir tees at the UC San Diego Pan-Hellenic “Live Beautiful” event
About the Beautiful Day Foundation
The Beautiful Day Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing breast cancer education to young women across the globe. The organization brings professionals who know and people who care together to provide the information and support that young women need to fight this disease with courage and strength. The Beautiful Day Foundation is a fresh voice in helping young women with breast cancer face each day’s challenges with grace, humor and style.
The Beautiful Day Foundation was founded in 2005 by Daylani Santos Rollich, a young woman from the Los Angeles area, who battled breast cancer and envisioned a way to educate other young women about the challenges of cancer and ways to live today, each day and every day as a “Beautiful Day.”