October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is something everyone can take part in even if your life has not been impacted by this terrible disease. By increasing awareness of the devastating effects of breast cancer and what women can do to detect it early, we can all help increase the chances of survival for those woman who are diagnosed. Pink has become the international color of Breast Cancer Awareness, and as a way to help encourage our fans to raise awareness of breast cancer in October – and throughout the year – Zak Designs is giving away a set of our pink Confetti nested bowls to one of our fans.

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Prize: 1 Pink Confetti Bowl Set!


For Your Chance to Win, Enter using the Rafflecopter Below!


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Giveaway Rules: Contest will end at 11/1/2012 12:01 am EST on when we will draw a winner at random using the Rafflecopter Random Selector. You can enter by entering at the Rafflecopter above. Prize is 1 Pink Nested Confetti Bowl Set>

US Only 18 + No Purchase Necessary Void Where Prohibited By Law
Odds of winning are based on number of entries.
Sponsor: Zak Designs , 1603 S Garfield Rd Airway Heights WA 99001
There will be one (1) random drawing held on 11/1/2012. We will contact the winner via email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond if the winner does not respond in 48 hours since we have notified him/her the prize shall be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner selected by another randomized selection from all remaining entries.
Winners name will be announced on this post 11/1/2012

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77 Responses to October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  1. To increase awareness, you can talk to you friends about getting checked every year. You could also participate in a 5K run/walk if one is in your town!

  2. Ellen B says:

    participate in a walk a thon

  3. Shannon Orton says:

    Have a bake sale and make everything you sell pink- the proceeds go to breast cancer awareness.

  4. barbara satterwhite says:

    I am a survivor so i always get my check ups and encourage all my female family members and friends to get checked.

  5. Valerie C. says:

    I think the funding of research and education is so important. My mom was a young casualty of this disease and I donate, buy products whose company donates, and encourage others to improve diets, exams and fitness levels :)

  6. Serena Rebechini says:

    I LOVE the Zak bowls and have become a bowl-a-holic! Ocotber is a special month for me. I celebrate my Grandmother’s life and her 40 year fight against breast cancer. RIP Grandma Tippy!

  7. Margaret Smith says:

    Remind our friends and family to get exams. Every October, I make it a point to remind my family and friends to get an exam. We lost my mother in law to breast cancer a few years ago and this is a cause close to my heart.
    Thanks so much.

  8. Annette D says:

    I think that it is important for women to talk to each other about breast cancer and encourage them to get their mammograms. My Mom died from breast cancer when she was just 49 and I was 19 years old. I have two sisters and we get mammograms yearly.

  9. Janet N. says:

    Participate in a run/walk. Become involved with Pink Heals in your community. Organize a fundraiser. Heck, if nothing else buy a Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirt and wear it.

  10. Kathy Luman says:

    Where pink all thru October. Educate and start to educate young children about breast cancer and the importance of checking. Knowing your body and go to the Dr. immediately if you feel or see any changes.

  11. Miranda Welle says:

    My aunt is a breast cancer survivor. So, every year, we now participate in our local Walk of Hope to raise awareness and funds!

  12. Katherine says:

    Educate Senior HIgh Girls on how important it is for self examinations of breasts and to get in the practice early

  13. Cari Schroeder says:

    I think participating in a community walk is a great way. It gets the word out and shows people how much support is available.

  14. Lupe Isola says:

    I think clinics and hospitals should give a discount to individuals who are getting mammograms during October.

  15. Tammy scouten says:

    Tell all of your lady friends to make sure to get their exams every year to help keep them cancer free.

  16. Mary Rude says:

    Having a pink ribbon on your car or in your yard to show support.

  17. Sue Ellison says:

    I think the best way is to talk about it with your friends, don;t let it be a taboo subject. Also talk with your daughters, let it be instilled in them to do monthly exams.

  18. tAMMY sIGOND says:

    Remind all the woman to love to self exam monthly and have mammogram parties schedule for same time and then proceed to enjoy girls day with lunch and shopping

  19. Christine says:

    participating in a community walk

  20. Deborah Curran says:

    partricipate in an awareness walk

  21. anissa says:

    always do a self check every month

  22. Tina Rath says:

    Remind women that they should have a mammogram in the same week as their birthday. That way they will always remember when it is due and not forget to have one. After 40, every woman needs an annual exam.

  23. jeff says:

    wear pink

  24. Deb says:

    Do a monthly self-check.

  25. Felicia Escobedo says:

    participate in a run/walk and talk to your friends and family

  26. Kellie Kluger says:

    by participating in fundraising events

  27. Amy says:

    participating in fundraising events like cancer walks. I go to them every year

  28. randi says:

    Have a community festival with a wak/run, bakesale, dunk machine, etc & donate all proceeds to the cure for cancer!

  29. Cody Anderson says:

    Talk with friends and relatives about monthly breast exams.

  30. ELIZABETH C. says:

    Remind your family & friends to get a mammogram. I just recently had a mammogram after Ive been told to go for quite some time. I finally went & feel much better that I did. Its very important to go.

  31. paige chandler says:

    Remind family and friends and speak at your charity functions

  32. Stephanie Larison says:

    Remind your friends and loved ones it’s a MUST to get checked.

  33. Kristen says:

    See your doctor regularly!

  34. Leslie J says:

    Post mammogram reminders on your facebook wall!

  35. Jean F says:

    Wear pink to show your support. I think everyone knows what pink stands for

  36. Elizabeth says:

    What a beautiful bowl set. I cannot tell you how excited it makes me that we as a society are able to come together to help women. Thank you for contributing to helping find a cure and for bringing awareness.

  37. Christine W says:

    Wear a pink ribbon…every time I see someone doing that it reminds me!

  38. Jodi says:

    Participate in a walk to raise awareness and money for research!

  39. Maryann says:

    Remind and encourage friends and family to do monthly self exams and get yearly mammograms

  40. Beverley Williams says:

    My friends and I remind each other to do monthly self exams and yearlt check ups

  41. lisa sims says:

    Wonderful giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity

  42. Marie Darrer says:

    I think the single best ting we can do is talk, and not just to our peers, to our daughters,our nieces, our granddaughters….we must empower women from early on, we must make breast self exam so commonplace that it is a second nature habit, and the younger we get girls involved the better

  43. Ann Merry says:

    I do embroidery, and in the past I have embroidered the pink ribbon on fingertip towels, and given them to my sister and daughters, as reminders to do the monthly self-check. I have also embroidered little medallions and affixed to a card, which I have given them in October. Sometimes we need these reminders!

  44. Caryn S says:

    Remind friends to do self exams

  45. Theresa DeRosa says:

    Remind friends and family members to get a yearly mammograms.

  46. Lauren says:

    Make sure to reach out to women that might not have a television or a computer. promote at the library, etc.

  47. Jessica W says:

    Remind your friends by utilizing social media to perform their monthly exams.

  48. Theresa says:

    Word of mouth is powerful. Remind your friends and family to get their exams done!

  49. Kim Smith says:

    Post a reminder to all your friends to have a breast exam

  50. Jennifer says:

    Plan a day when all of your friends get checked – head to the doctor, followed by the spa so that it’s a fun day.

  51. Kayla M says:

    Sharing there thoughts via social media websites about breast cancer awareness.

  52. josee philipp says:

    all breast cancer survivors could volunteer at dr office to talk to woman about breast exams

  53. Dee Hadley says:

    Maybe we should start teaching it in schools. Get it out there. Teach about it make them aware at an early age. Maybe Jr.High and up. This is very important teach our children.

  54. Charlene says:

    Have a yard sale to raise funds for charity & speak with those attending about the cause.

  55. Kayla says:

    Talk to all the women in your life about getting regular screenings.

  56. Brenda Elsner says:

    Wear pink. Talk to family and friends. Encourage others to get their checks.

  57. mary gardner says:

    by participating and encouraging others to participate or volunteer in local relay for life and pink heals organizations and fundraisers – or become an organizer yourself!

    jagar0047 at yahoo dot com

  58. Susan Smith says:

    Wear a pink ribbon and participate in the walks

  59. Corey Olomon says:

    Wear the pink wrist band and ribbon and contribute to the Cancer Societies

  60. clynsg says:

    I think the first thing everyone should do is make certain that every female in the family starts getting her mammograms at the appropriate time–I know I had to encourage my daughters to do it, since neither of them was very good at arranging her own health care. Then, participate in local activities, and let people know you are doing it and why.

  61. Kat Emerick says:

    Organize or participate or in a run/walk relay to educate others about breast cancer awareness.

  62. Gianna says:

    Talking to family and friends.. word of mouth.

  63. Dorothy Campbell says:

    I’m a survivor, who does her monthly & yearly check-ups consistently as well as remind family & friends to do the same!

  64. lisa kay says:

    Email all your female friends on Breast cancer awareness Month with a reminder to get a Breast exam

  65. Mya Murphy says:

    Coordinate a “walk” in your area for that specific purpose. Advertise it everywhere. Have shirts that state to do breast exams monthly and have mammograms…

  66. jennie says:

    There could be buttons for blogs that link to the Komen foundation or other Breast Cancer information sites for people to easily get information.

  67. Denise Donaldson says:

    set a monthly calendar alarm on your phone, to remember to do your monthly breast exam

  68. Sarah Harding says:

    OK this is just an idea but mabey they could make a boobmobile to travel the country to different breast cancer awareness events it might get some extra attention

  69. Nicole says:

    We have a day in october at work where we all wear pink.

  70. jessica schueler says:

    Teach our daughters, sons too!

  71. Brandon B. says:

    I run a charity for survivors on the website above, which specializes in shark dives for cancer survivors. One suggestion is to join womens’ groups to discuss breast cancer and other gender-specific issues.

  72. Laurie Emerson says:

    Have a yard sale with your neighbors and give each person who comes a pink ribbon to wear. You can then donate all of your proceeds to research for breast cancer,

  73. meme says:

    A craft or yard sale

  74. Christian Alejandro N. says:

    Offering free small items or snacks with pink ribbons and a small prinout with info can help spread awareness.

  75. Sarah Yurga says:

    I send an email to my friends every year reminding them to schedule a mammogram

  76. Bryan E. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway… vote for candidates that are strong advocates for women & women’s healthcare.

  77. heather c says:

    Maybe showing people what can happen if you don’t catch it early. A picture is worth a thousand words to some…

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