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Five tips for an amazing wear it pink

Posted on May 07, 2019

If you've already registered for wear it pink 2019, it’s now time to start thinking about how you can get the most out of your fundraising day. Whether you’re a first-time fundraiser or a seasoned pro, this five-step guide will help you put together an amazing wear it pink day to share with your friends, family and colleagues.

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How to pay in your fundraising money

Posted on October 22, 2018

So you’ve worn pink, hosted your event and smashed your fundraising target – now it’s time to pay in your fundraising so that you can start making life-saving breast cancer research happen. And here’s how…

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Get baking for wear it pink

Posted on October 17, 2018

Are you looking for some inspiration for your wear it pink event? No matter how big or small, a good old bake sale is always a crowd pleaser. Whether it’s homemade or shop bought, you can’t go wrong!

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Join us for wear it pink

Posted on October 16, 2018

Want to wear it pink? Here are some ways that you can get involved and help us to make life-saving research happen.

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wear it pink with SensatioNail

Posted on October 15, 2018

You can wear it pink with us, no matter where you are this year. If you’re looking for a slightly subtler way of wearing pink this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, or perhaps a pink tutu doesn’t quite fit in at your workplace – we’ve got you covered.

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Welcome to the wear it pink community!

Posted on June 27, 2018

We want to say a massive thank you for registering for wear it pink 2018. We are super excited to have you on board for 19 October and are even more excited to continue raising money for our cutting-edge research. Your wear it pink fundraising event is so important, as it will help us to achieve our goal that by 2050, every person who is diagnosed with breast cancer will live, and live well.

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What is Gift Aid?

Posted on May 30, 2018

The wear it pink team have put together 3 need to know facts about Gift Aid to help make your donation go even further! 

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The best games to wear it pink to

Posted on May 17, 2018

Fundraising games are a great way to have fun, get everyone involved and raise money for Breast Cancer Now. Here are a few of our favourite games for you to play at your wear it pink event to guarantee a fun-filled, fabulous, fundraising day!  

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Thanks for wearing it pink!

Posted on February 23, 2018

Thank you to everyone who has joined us to host fantastic wear it pink events for breast cancer research. We’ve really enjoyed hearing all about your events and seeing your fantastic photos. As 2018 is fully upon us, we wanted to share that we’re are already getting completely stuck into exciting plans for this year’s wear it pink day! But before we move on, we’d love to do a quick run through the best bits of last year.

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Jacquie Beltrao wears it pink for Breast Cancer Now

Posted on October 16, 2017

In September we were luckily joined by former Olympic gymnast and Sky News presenter, Jacquie Beltrao, for our annual MP Photocall!

We chatted to Jacquie about her own breast cancer diagnosis and why this inspired her to become a Breast Cancer Now ambassador.

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What is matched funding?

Posted on September 26, 2017

Matched funding is a very simple idea – you get someone to agree to match the money you raise, usually pound-for-pound. This means that you could end up with up to double the donation you began with. Sounds easy, right? Well it is! Here are some of the finer details.

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Lisa Riley shows her support for wear it pink

Posted on August 24, 2017

We are excited to announce that actress and TV presenter, Lisa Riley, will be joining us again this year to support wear it pink.

We talk to Lisa about her personal connection to the breast cancer, why Breast Cancer Now’s life-saving research is so important and why everyone should get involved in wear it pink on Friday 20 October.

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Your guide to Gift Aid

Posted on July 04, 2017

The wear it pink team have managed to track down the elusive Gift Aid to answer all your questions about what Gift Aid is and why it's so important.

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Our favourite fundraising games

Posted on July 03, 2017

Fundraising games are a great way to have fun and engage people at your wear it pink event. We’ve compiled a few of our favourite wear it pink games to guarantee that you’ll have a fabulous time while raising vital funds Breast Cancer Now.

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wear it pink is back for 2017

Posted on April 27, 2017

We’re so excited to announce that wear it pink is back for 2017! Here at Breast Cancer Now we’ve been busy bees working on preparing the perfect day – and we’ve got it! We can now proudly announce that the date of wear it pink is…

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Thank You from the team

Thank you for an amazing wear it pink

Posted on October 26, 2016

On Friday 21 October, you turned schools, offices, bus depots, research labs, building sites, tennis courts, and football pitches pink for breast cancer – so we just had to share some of the photos you’ve sent in to us.Thank you for getting your pink on to support our research, we hope you put the ‘fun’ in your fundraising!

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Lisa Riley: uncut

Posted on September 30, 2016

Last week we were over the moon to announce actress and TV presenter Lisa Riley as our wear it pink ambassador. We also were lucky enough to catch up with her on set of her pink-tastic photoshoot for us.

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Metro turns pink for wear it pink

Posted on October 23, 2015

Commuters noticed something different about their copies of Metro this morning (Friday 23rd October) as it turned pink to support wear it pink, Breast Cancer Now’s annual fundraiser to raise funds for vital research into the disease.

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Famous UK landmarks turn pink for wear it pink

Posted on October 22, 2015

Last night (Wednesday 21st October) a selection of the UK’s historic landmarks joined forces with some of the nation’s finest pieces of modern architecture  to light up pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month’s leading fundraising campaign, wear it pink.

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Celebrities go pink!

Posted on September 15, 2015

Some of Britain’s best loved celebrity colleagues, Kevin and Karen Clifton, Sam and Billie Faiers, Alex Jones and Matt Baker and comedienne friends Kathy Lette and Maureen Lipman are joining us to wear it pink this year.

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Introducing Breast Cancer Now

Posted on September 03, 2015

Every year, wear it pink raises around £2 million during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The money you raise is used to fund Breast Cancer Now’s pioneering research across the UK and Ireland.

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Brenda is daring to do more

Posted on September 03, 2015

Long time wear it pink supporter, Brenda, spills the beans on how she went a step (or jump) further this year for her fundraising.

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