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Valley events to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October

Posted at 7:30 AM, Oct 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-02 11:05:48-04

PHOENIX – October is not just for Halloween, it’s also for a serious disease – breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and around the Valley, there are ways to give back, find support and more.

Here is a list of some local events:

  • Fashionably Pink Survivor & Celebrity Runway Show 2019 on October 3rd at Talking Stick Resort at 5:30 p.m. with a fashion show during Phoenix Fashion Week that benefits a local breast cancer charity.
  • Whiskey Row will have a ‘Pink Drink’ on October 3rd.
  • Pop It For Pink on October 5th at Life Time Fitness at 6850 East Chauncey Lane in Phoenix at 1 p.m. For 2 hours you can try a bunch of different workout classes that will benefit Impact One Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • Pink Out 5k at Steele Indian School Park with Check For A Lump at 9 a.m.
  • 2019 Cancer Survivors Celebration Breakfast with free pancakes, vendors, demos, screenings and more on October 12th at 8 a.m. at Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers in Scottsdale to celebrate the brave and strong survivors.
  • All haircuts at Ulta will benefit breast cancer research on October 13 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at all stores. Haircut & styles start at $20.
  • AZ 6th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Puerto Rican Festival taking place at Murphy Park in Glendale on October 19th.

Here are some local places with deals to support organizations:

  • Rudy’s Bar-B-Que
  • Spinato’s
  • Luci’s
  • Dave & Busters
  • Carioca Oil
  • & more

Here are some organizations where you can donate:

Also, it’s a great time to get checked. There are a variety of places conducting mammograms all month including at the Arizona State Fair, Scottsdale City Hall, and more. Check For A Lump has a great list you can find HERE!