Businesses Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Rachel Kalusin

Shop your heart out … or hop on a motorcycle to lend your support.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and all over the Washington area businesses are helping raise money for breast cancer organizations. Here’s a list of some of our favorite fundraisers. 


Kiehl’s LifeRide for Breast Cancer will be riding though D.C. from Oct. 23-25. Motorcyclists will ride from Richmond, Va. to Washington D.C. to benefit the Brem Foundation’s B-Fund. The fund helps pay for patients’ diagnostic tests when the patient cannot afford it herself. Motorcyclists are encouraged to join the ride at one of many meeting spots. Chris Salgardo, President of Kiehl’s will be riding into town with Giles Marini, Katee Sackhoff, and HGTV’s Anthony Carrino for a celebration at Kiehl’s Georgetown on October 25, where he’ll announce a $10,000 donation.

Motorcycyling not your thing? Purchase the Butterstick Lip Treatment duo and 100% of Kiehl’s net profits up to $25,000 from the sale of this set will benefit Bright Pink for breast health education programs. During the month of October, Kiehl’s will donate $1 for every Instagram post and tweet tagging @Kiehls and #KissForTheCure, up to $35,000.

WHEN: LifeRide from Oct. 23-25. store event on Oct. 25, 1-2pm

WHERE: 3110 M St NW

Kiehl’s Butterstick Lip Treatment Duo



The indoor cycling brand is hosting #FLYFORACAUSE challenge. Members are encouraged to register for six classes from Oct. 9-22 free of charge. For every 250 people that attend and complete the challenge Flywheel will donate $1,000 to Stand Up To Cancer. Those who complete the challenge will also receive a free bandana.

Flywheel Sports is also collaborating with Solfire, the athletic apparel brand, to create a limited-edition collection. The exclusive apparel will donate $10 from every Flywheel x SU2C Jessica racer back tank and Flywheel x SU2C tech tee purchased to Stand Up To Cancer. The apparel will be sold exclusively at Flywheel Studios and on the Flywheel website.

WHEN: Oct. 9-22

WHERE: 1927 Florida Ave NW and 824 9th St NW 


Flywheel Sports X Solfire  apparel benefitting-Stand-Up-To-Cancer



The women’s clothing store has produced a limited-edition jewelry collection with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The collection features the Layered Stone Necklace, Stone Drop Earrings, and a Stone Pendant Necklace. Sixty percent of the purchase price will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

WHEN: Through Nov. 15

WHERE: 707 7th St NW

Loft’s limited-edition jewelry collection benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.



Alex and Ani

Twenty percent of each Spiral Sun and the St. Agatha bracelet purchased will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The Spiral Sun will be available through 2017 in-store and online, but the St. Agatha is only available Oct. 1-31 only online.

WHEN: Throughout October

WHERE: 3068 M St NW


Alex and Ani’s St. Agatha Charm Bangle benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation




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