Do It For the Girls {October Breast Cancer Fundraisers & Events} 2016

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and with that brings forth the INCREDIBLE events local businesses and organizations put together to support the fight. Sadly, 1 in 8 women will be affected by breast cancer in her lifetime and almost every woman knows someone who has had or currently has the disease.

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We’ve compiled a growing list of the latest Hoboken & Jersey City events in support of helping to find a cure …❤️ We hope that you’ll join us in the fight!

Local Barre’s Barre for Boobies: All Month Long

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Local Barre is supporting the fight against breast cancer the entire month of October & you can join them in any of the following ways:

1. Breast Friends – Invite a friend to attend class with you and LB will reward you both with a free class! 

2. Do It For the Girls – A mobile mammography unit will make a visit to the LB and will be accompanied by drinks, a complimentary tank top, and mammo manis! If you can’t make it, you can still purchase a ‘DO IT FOR THE GIRLS’ tank top and the proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. 

Wednesday, October 26th from 5:30PM-8:00PM — RSVP here! 

3. Make It a PairIf you purchase two classes for $50, LB will donate $2 to the American Cancer Society. 

4. The Hookup Host a ladies night at Local Barre {$400 off their regular rate!} and they’ll set you up with your own BarreTender, sticky socks, apps, and champagne for your entire group! 

5. Barre For Boobies – This month the ladies of Local Barre will take over the pier to host a class and raise money for the American Cancer Society. A $50 donation will secure your spot and include LB swag. 

Email info@localbarre.com for any additional information or to schedule any of the above!

Yoga For a Cause at Athleta: Every Sunday

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Hudson Yoga Project and Athleta have teamed up this month to bring you ‘Yoga For A Cause’ — a {free} donation based yoga class every Sunday morning {9:30AM} at Hoboken’s Athleta store. All donations will benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation and you can reserve your spot by calling 201-653-4101. Can’t make it but still want to donate?? Visit Athleta at any time with your donation and you’ll receive a petal to add to their sisterhood lotus.

The Tutu Project: October-November 3rd

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Throughout the month of October, The Tutu Project, wants you to #Dare2Tutu! Their newest fundraising campaign is asking people across the world to wear a tutu, take a photo, upload it to social media with the hashtag #Dare2Tutu, and donate! Favorite photos and stories will be featured daily across their social media. Help them reach their $50,000 fundraising goal by donating here or email hello@thetutuproject.com with any questions.

The Tutu Project™ is committed to raising funds for breast cancer thrivers, survivors, and their families. We offer laughter, understanding, and real-world support to ease the financial and emotional burdens that come with breast cancer diagnoses.”

Dina’s Kiss & Makeup: All Month Long

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Throughout the month of October, Dina’s Kiss and Makeup is selling Elvis Duran lipsticks and 50% of proceeds will go towards breast and ovarian cancer research. Find her lovely little shop at 57 Newark Street in Hoboken. 

3 Check-ins at Eyeshapes: All Month Long

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The entire month of October, Eyeshapes is partnering with Bright Pink and Causely to support breast cancer awareness. Every THREE check-ins gives one woman access to a breast and ovarian cancer risk assessment…all you have to do is check in on Facebook and add the hashtag #breastcancerawreness to your posts! Eyeshapes is located at 259 1st Street in Hoboken.

“Bright Pink is focused on saving young women’s lives through the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. Their innovative programs educate and equip young women and their doctors to assess their risk for breast and ovarian cancer, reduce their risk, and detect these diseases at early, non-life-threatening stages.”

Riverside Realty’s Annual Fundraiser: Saturday October 8th

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Riverside Realty is hosting a night of pasta, drinks, music, and raffles in an effort to fight breast cancer! This event will take place on Saturday, October 8th at The Elks Lodge in Hoboken — located at 1005 Washington Street. To purchase tickets call 201-653-3933 or email pattyd@riverside-realty.com

Breast Cancer Brunch: Sunday, October 16th

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Handbags of Hope Exchange asks that you please join them for a very special brunch! Dress up in your favorite floral and derby hat and enjoy an afternoon of Southern charm, rosé all day, mint juleps, vendors, prizes, and most importantly, giving back! This brunch will raise funds for The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation and Harvest of Hope Ministries, Inc and will be held at the Culinary Conference Center {1:00PM-5:00PM} — located on the campus of Hudson Community College.For additional information..click here.

Treasured Chests: Friday, October 21st

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Wicked Wolf will host a fundraiser to benefit breast cancer awareness on Friday, October 21st! Make a donation to their pink treasure chest to get 1/2 price drinks all night and dress in pink for a free raffle ticket & drink!! All proceeds will be donated to Susan G. KomenLocated at 120 Sinatra Drive. 

 

Sidewalk University’s Breast Cancer Walk: Sunday, October 23rd

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Sidewalk Universitya 501(c)(3) non-profit, will have their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Sunday, October 23rd. Anyone can join in on this free walk but donations are welcomed. For additional information, to participate in this walk, or donate, please click here!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk: Sunday, October 23rd 

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The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is coming to Jersey City on Sunday, October 23rd. Registration will begin promptly at 8:00AM for this 3 mile walk and will begin at the Newport Plaza. Grab a group of friends & family and make your pink team today! For additional information or to participate in this walk, please click here.

Think Pink & Drink Cabernet: Wednesday, October 26th

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Join Berkshire Hathaway as they host their third annual breast cancer fundraiser on Wednesday, October 26th at The Turtle Club!! Enjoy featured wine selections, a live performance by Martin Stahl, DJ Ralph Monte, and prizes!! For additional information & tickets, please click hereLocated at 936 Park Avenue. 

Tuck For Tatas: Saturday, October 29th & Sunday, October 30th

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The Bar Method is hosting THREE donation based classes to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness. Interested?? Simply sign up here for one of the following classes — Saturday, October 29th at 11:15AM and Sunday, October 30th at 12:30PM & 4:00PM. All proceeds will go into buying items to create chemo pouches {used for patients undergoing chemotherapy}. Donations must be in cash only.

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Have a breast cancer awareness event that’s not listed? Email hello@hobokengirl.com and we’ll add it! 

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Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.


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