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Della's story

Posted on February 25, 2020

Della is participating in wear it pink following a primary diagnosis.

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Meet our wear it pink hero

Posted on August 05, 2019

Lois and her school have taken part in wear it pink since 2014 at St Catherine’s School. She even topped it off by hosting a full wear it pink week last year. Read on to find out her motivation and top tips for organising your own wear it pink day.

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Paint Highbury pink

Posted on October 01, 2018

Gianna painted Highbury pink for her wear it pink event… and paint it pink they did!

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Our most successful wear it pink!

Posted on August 28, 2018

Caroline is a top supporter of wear it pink, organising events each year at John Lewis headquarters. She talks us through her event and offers advice for yours!

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Roll on all the events for 2018!

Posted on August 01, 2018

Lois has been running wear it pink for 4 years at St. Catherine school and is getting excited for 2018’s day as well as offering top tips for your event!

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Sue Wrigley’s story

Posted on July 25, 2018

"I wanted to do something to remember everyone; those who are not here, those who most definitely are and those who are going through treatment and have yet to find out." Sue shares with us an honest and emotive rendition of why she wears it pink.

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How 10 of us made over £400!

Posted on July 02, 2018

Esme and Jessica work in a small office of only ten people, but by getting their chairman to match their fundraising their team made an incredible total of £418. Esme tells us all about their event at NK Homes.

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We don’t just wear it, we walk it pink

Posted on June 13, 2018

Dan and his colleagues at his local pub take part in wear it pink each year, coming up with brilliant and unique fundraising ideas! For 2017 he thought up a new challenge – a 120 mile walk for him and his friends to take on throughout October.

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Emily shares her wear it pink story

Posted on August 29, 2017

Emily is the daughter of one of our faces of wear it pink 2017, Karen. She holds an annual event for her mum, and tells us why it’s so important to take part in the name of breast cancer research.

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A letter from Carmel

Posted on April 27, 2017

Long-time Breast Cancer Now supporter, Carmel, looks back on last year’s wear it pink day and gives her advice on holding a fundraising event in your office.

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Lisa shares her wear it pink story

Posted on April 27, 2017

Our lovely wear it pinker Lisa shares her wear it pink story with us – everything from starting off small, bringing it to the work place and what drives her to do something so amazing.

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Our World Record breaking wear it pink supporters

Posted on October 28, 2016

Karen Hayward and Sarah Lane owners of Hayward Lane salon in Bedford decided they wanted to do something world record breaking for wear it pink in memory of Karen’s mum Maureen. Salon Manager, Emma, shares their wear it pink story with us.

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Our tenth wear it pink!

Posted on October 17, 2016

Emma Holman-West, owner of Alscot Estate in Stratford upon Avon shares what they do for wear it pink and how their fundraising has gone from strength to strength.

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Why wear it pink remains in our class timetable

Posted on October 11, 2016

We asked Lois Fitzgerald, School External Partnerships Coordinator at St Catherine’s Catholic School in Bexleyheath, about her wear it pink events and why both her and the teachers and students of the school continue to support Breast Cancer Now year on year.

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Bronwen and Rachael share their story

Posted on August 18, 2016

Bronwen and Rachael are best friends who were both diagnosed with breast cancer within the same year. They are passionate about fundraising for Breast Cancer Now along-side their friends Sophie and Angie-May, now they would like to tell you why.

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Our wear it pink day

Posted on November 06, 2015

On Friday 23rd October we had our third wear it pink fundraising bake off for Breast Cancer Now.

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Top tips: Video blog

Posted on October 08, 2015

Rachael, Bronwen, Sophie and Angie-May are now in their third year of hosting an annual October event to raise money for breast cancer research.

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Kingsley Academy’s wear it pink

Posted on October 08, 2015

Kingsley Academy have held a wear it pink day at their school for the last few years and can’t wait to do it all again on Friday 23 October.  Mrs Wayne is the lady who leads the pink fun in school and she would like to tell you a bit about what they have planned.

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