As a Cause Related Marketing Partner of the Pink Ribbon Foundation companies have the opportunity to produce a new product or use an existing product as a vehicle to raise money for the Foundation via a percentage of the on sale /trade price. There is no guaranteed amount to be raised and all monies raised are paid directly to the Foundation following completion of the on sale period or at regular intervals if an ongoing initiative.
Below is a list of some of the companies who have raised funds for the Pink Ribbon Foundation:
A huge thank you to all our CRM partners.
- Albert Waeschle
- Belvoir Fruit Farms
- Betty Barclay
- CK Hair
- Datacard Group
- Deva Tap
- DMC Creative World
- Foster Grant
- Gourmet Garden
- Hugapet Pillows
- Jarrold Calendars
- Kandee Shoes
- Kate’s Cakes
- King of Bags
- Korbond Industries
- MICRO Pedi
- Nails Inc
- Octave Jazz Club, London
- Pink Toolbox Company
- Pink Wine (Yellowglen)
- Portmerion Potteries
- Sandy Bay (London)
- Shark energy drink
- Silicone Zone
- Snack a Jacks (PepsiCo)
- So Good (soya milk)
- Woo Woo Cocktail
- Wrist Angel
- Zebra Pen
Albert Waeschle is proud to have supported the Pink Ribbon Foundation in the fight against breast cancer.
Having been in the Medical industry for over 50 years Albert Waeschle develops and supply products for the care and welfare of women. £1 was donated to the Foundation from each sale of charity branded products in a sustained effort over the period of a year to support the fight against breast cancer.
Their commitment to the cause led to the manufacture of products with a special ‘pink’ feature to identify it as part of the Pink Ribbon Foundation promotion.
Belvoir Fruit Farms
Belvoir Fruit Farms lent its support to the Pink Ribbon Foundation with a limited edition 50cl Cranberry Cordial complete with distinctive pink label incorporating the classic pink ribbon emblem. From September to November, Belvoir donated 30p from every bottle of the Cranberry Cordial sold to the Foundation in support of national Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.With its delicious, dry blend of cranberry, blackcurrant and blueberry juices, Belvoir’s limited edition Cranberry Cordial (RRP £4.25) is made with 100% natural ingredients and is free from any flavourings or additives. It was available to consumers in selected retailers and via the Belvoir website www.belvoirfruitfarms.co.uk
Managing Director of Belvoir Fruit Farms Pev Manners said: “We are delighted to be supporting such a worthy cause as the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Sadly, cancer seems to touch so many of us and I am proud that Belvoir will be contributing to a charity that is doing such invaluable work assisting the thousands of people suffering from breast cancer in this country.”
To encourage sales of the limited edition Cranberry Cordial, Belvoir developed a recipe for delicious Cranberry Cupcakes and a refreshing Cranberry Cooler drink, both of which can be found on the Belvoir website.
Leading disposable shaver manufacturer BIC was the first ever shaving brand to join forces with the Pink Ribbon Foundation to support Breast Cancer Awareness in 2009. The campaign was highlighted on packs of five BIC Twin Lady from September to December.
Yolande de Trogoff, Marketing Manager for shavers at BIC, said of the partnership: “We are proud to have been given the opportunity to support the Pink Ribbon Foundation, helping organisations across the UK to continue their hard work and support for breast cancer sufferers and their families.
“Latest figures show BIC Twin Lady is the second fastest selling female one-piece shaver in the UK, making it the perfect partner for the Pink Ribbon Foundation.”
Canderel supported the Pink Ribbon Foundation for three years. Canderel successfully commissioned the newest design sensation Christopher Kane to design an exclusive collection of slim-line tablet dispensers, and 5p from every pack sold was donated to the Pink Ribbon Foundation.
Fresh from graduating from Central St Martins and already a recognised and award winning fashion designer, Christopher used his design and illustration skills to transform Canderel’s slim-line tablet dispensers into hot desirable must-haves.
The three pop-art styled candy pink designs encapsulated all that women love and find delicious in life: succulent strawberries, dazzling diamonds and chilled cocktails!
Christopher said “I am delighted to have had this opportunity to work with Canderel. It’s great to design something that will support the Pink Ribbon Foundation’s campaign in promoting breast cancer awareness. I am proud that my designs contributed to this much needed cause as it affects so many women.”
Perfect for carrying in your bag, the Canderel dispensers are handy when on the go to sweeten hot drinks when you’re out and about and make a fashion statement too!
Datacard Group, a leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions, proudly supported the Pink Ribbon Foundation and the fight against breast cancer throughout 2011 and 2012, by introducing a Limited Edition Pink Datacard® SD260™ Card Printer. The limited edition printer was specifically engineered with a pink cover in support of breast cancer awareness, ideal for any business or organisation that prints ID cards and badges, making desktop ID card printing simple and economical, whilst supporting a very worthy cause.
For each printer sold worldwide Datacard Group donated a portion of the proceeds to the Foundation, raising over £10,000.
DMC Creative World
The DMC Creative World Pink Ribbon mini kits are a collection of 16 mini cross stitch designs using DMC threads and fabric created to support the Pink Ribbon Foundation. 25p from every kit sold is donated to the Foundation to help fight breast cancer.
DMC stockists throughout the country will be stocking 16 different “Pink” themed cross stitch designs that have a retail value of £2.80 per kit.
Make a mini cross stitch design as a card, frame it, add it to clothing or textiles or give as a gift to a loved one who has been touched by breast cancer or to show you care.
Each kit includes DMC threads, DMC Aida fabric, cross stitch needle, clear chart and instructions with a colour front cover.
Gelish took the nail industry by storm when it launched in the UK in 2010. Now recognised around the world, Gelish is a soak-off gel that applies like polish to keep nails looking amazing for up to 21 days, without chipping or peeling. The Gelish collection now boasts an impressive 116 colours and Pink Ribbon Foundation were delighted that three very special colours were produced for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 2012. The colours were called: Less Talk, Make a Difference and Take Action.
Nail Harmony UK, the company behind Gelish in the United Kingdom, donated £1 for every bottle of these three Breast Cancer Awareness colours sold. Customers were also able to donate a further £1 – £10 when they made a purchase.
Joining the fight against breast cancer, GLAMGLOW pledged to donate 25% of profits from the sale of their limited edition Youth Mud, ‘Cure Sexy’ to the Pink Ribbon Foundation.The exclusive product, which was only available over a three month period from October to December 2012 in Selfridge’s, was designed to raise awareness, in addition to generating financial aid, for a worthy cause.
Following excellent sales, GLAMGLOW were thrilled to announce that they were able to donate over £2,000 to the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Chairman Jonathan Prince offered his appreciation, “Thank you for your wonderful cheque for £2,150 this is a lovely surprise! Working together has been well received both by your staff who undertook to sell the Limited Edition GLAMGLOW, and of course by all of the customers who were kind enough to support the campaign by way of a purchase. We couldn’t have asked for a more helpful and friendly partnership than that with GLAMGLOW and we look forward to working with you into the future. Your donation, thought and kindness is greatly appreciated”.
GLAM GLOW CURE SEXY (50ml, £49.99) contains volcanic minerals, French sea clay and TEAOXI and can be used on all skin types (it will tingle when first applied) – dry or oily, skin suffering from rosacea, acne or ageing, and will deliver everything you need for great skin. Its unique formula contains the highest quality ingredients to activate moisturising collagen synthesis, provide gentle resurfacing exfoliation, tighten the skin, shrink the appearance of pores and leave the skin bright and soft. The results are fantastic – it is literally a 10-minute ‘facial in a jar’.
Reality star turned business woman and trend setter Amy Childs combined her love for fashion and charity by becoming an ambassador for the Kandee Shoes’ limited edition pink crystallized shoe designs to raise money for UK based charity the Pink Ribbon Foundation in 2012.
British CEO and designer Josh Wayman (or “Mr Kandee” as he is better known), is committed to ‘giving back’ – he wanted to use his name and status in the fashion world to make a positive difference to a great charity – which is why 10% of all sales of two exclusive shoe designs were donated to the Pink Ribbon Foundation, culminating in a final donation of £2,000.
Celebrity fans of Kandee Shoes include Amy Childs, The Kardashian Sisters, Jessie J, The Saturdays and Rita Ora. Their high end shoe collections regularly feature in major fashion publications such as Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Grazia and have been prominent features on the catwalks of both Barcelona and London Fashion Week.
“I love charity, shoes and sparkles so I am delighted to be involved with this collaboration of Kandee Shoes and the Pink Ribbon Foundation. It’s a great charity doing lots of brilliant work for those suffering from breast cancer. I hope everyone buys these gorgeous shoes and we raise lots of money.”
Amy Childs, Kandee Shoes Charity Ambassador
We love Kate’s Cakes! The handmade cake company gets major ‘brownie’ points for its very generous 30% donation to the Foundation from every ‘think pink’ chocolate slice sold in October.
If you’ve not yet sampled Kate’s fantastic fare, the cakes are all baked in small batches using only free range egg and GMO-free ingredients. There’s also an allergy friendly range, including dairy-free, gluten-free and wheat-free products. You can find Kate’s Cakes online or at various coffee shops including Puccino’s.
King of Bags
King of Bags is a one stop shop for fashionable handbags, purses and accessories at affordable prices, helping you look great for less. King of Bags are dedicated to providing the newest trends and offering a great selection to help make the King of Bags your first stop for online shopping. They also offer FREE DELIVERY on all items so the price you see is the price you pay!
During 2012 King of Bags teamed up with the Pink Ribbon Foundation to raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer. For every handbag purchased from their online shop (www.kingofbags.co.uk), 50 pence was donated to the Foundation. King of Bags also donated a handbag every month to the Foundation, which was used as a competition prize on social media.
Korbond Industries Ltd proudly supported the Pink Ribbon Foundation throughout 2009/2010 by producing two promotional products from their core range. Korbond’s bestselling Lint Rollers & General Purpose Scissors were spiced up with new hot pink handles for the campaign to raise money and awareness in the fight against breast cancer. Korbond made a donation directly to the Pink Ribbon Foundation from the purchase of every pink handle Lint Roller or pink handle General Purpose Scissors sold throughout supermarkets and high street stores.
In October 2012 Emjoi MICRO Pedi raised money and awareness across the UK and Ireland for the Pink Ribbon Foundation.
A donation was made to the Foundation from every purchase of the Limited Edition Pink MICRO Pedi – resulting in an amazing donation of £6,580.
You can read more about MICRO Pedi here: www.emjoi.eu.com
Pink Wine (Yellowglen)
Pink sparkler backs Pink Ribbon Foundation
Pink, the Australian rosé sparkling wine brand from Yellowglen, sponsored the Pink Ribbon Foundation, the charity dedicated to helping women affected by breast cancer for three years 2008 – 2010.
All bottles of Pink (750ml) and Pink Piccolos (200ml) were given a pink makeover by the inclusion of the Pink Ribbon logo on the front and back of the bottle.
Brand manager Tyler Psarras said: “We are delighted the Pink brand is supporting the Pink Ribbon Foundation as we feel that there is more than just a colour connection between them. This is effectively our way of giving back to a good cause on behalf of our consumers and helps to make a difference.”
Sandy Bay (London)
Sandy Bay London (www.sandybaylondon.com) is a UK manufactured luxury Candle Company that is a strong supporter of the Pink Ribbon Foundation.
Sandy Bay is a London based luxury candle company producing beautiful handmade scented candles with an affordable price tag. Although a brand still within its infancy Sandy Bay London feels that any awareness or donation it can generate for the charity is a worthwhile venture.
On this basis, Sandy Bay London is making a donation on every ‘Blushing Rose’ candle sold to the Pink Ribbon Foundation. This candle has been designed to provide consumers with a wonderful product whilst providing a much needed donation to a fantastic cause.
The ‘Blushing Rose’ candle is made using a natural soy wax and is presented in a 9cl white glass. It smells of a beautiful shy but pretty perfume that is entwined with vintage rose & jasmine that will throw a magnetic alluring scent that is light and feminine.
Sandy Burns, Founder of the company: “It is a privilege to be able to support a charity such as the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Unfortunately, breast cancer is something that most people have been affected by in some form or another, directly or indirectly, and if we all help, just a little bit more, it may be something that we are able to understand better and make it a thing of the past.”
Slumberland Helps Fight Breast Cancer With Its Pink Strategy
Slumberland concluded their 2010 Pink strategy with the presentation of £7,775 to the Pink Ribbon Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1080839), a grant making trust with a mission to fund projects and provide financial support to UK breast cancer charities.
Slumberland spent much of 2010 working with the charity to raise funds with activities including the launch of a limited edition Pink Slumberland Bed with a contribution from each sale made to the charity, a Pink Day in their Huntingdon factory where staff donated to wear pink and selling limited edition Pink T-shirts to staff. Additionally, instead of sending Christmas cards the company made an additional contribution to the charity.
Jonathan Prince, Chairman of the Pink Ribbon Foundation, said: ‘Slumberland was an obvious partner for the production of the ‘Pink Bed’. Their strategy not only supports the fight against cancer, but helps generally raise awareness of the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Consumers across the UK loved the bed in particular, not only for its look, but exceptional comfort. Slumberland have been committed to the cause developing world-class technology to provide a bed that can support all areas of a person’s wellbeing.’
Snack a Jacks in partnership with Pink Ribbon Foundation
In 2009 to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October), Snack a Jacks, the UK’s number one healthier snack*, partnered up with the Pink Ribbon Foundation to create a highly desirable celebrity ‘must have’ on-pack promotion which made snacking even more satisfying.
The promotion gave thousands of women the opportunity to win celebrity and designer fashion and beauty items whilst raising money for a great cause. Celebrities who kindly donated items included Alesha Dixon, Peaches Geldof and Geri Halliwell. The exciting on pack promotion was designed to appeal to women of all ages and attracted incremental sales to the category whilst raising funds for the Foundation.
Snack a Jacks, Marketing Manager Jenny Watson said: “We are proud to be running an on pack promotion that will raise money for the Pink Ribbon Foundation. It will have great appeal to Snack A Jacks consumers – not only do they get their favourite tasting snack but they are helping to raise money for a really good cause and have a chance to win a fantastic prize!. We’re confident the promotion will be a great success for us and for the Pink Ribbon Foundation.”
This engaging promotion ran from 1 September 2009 for a 12 week period across Snack a Jacks core range of single packs; Salt & Vinegar, Caramel, Sour Cream & Chive and exciting new flavours; Sweet Chilli and Berry. Key retailers really got behind the promotion by committing to a range of activities including; daily text to win promotions and creative in store merchandising including point of sale and off shelf features. The fight against breast cancer is a cause which is extremely important to many consumers and retailers were able to generate positive feedback and additional sales by stocking a range of promotional packs.
All profits from consumers’ entries to the prize draw went directly to the Pink Ribbon Foundation, and for each designer or celebrity item donated to the prize draw, Snack a Jacks donated a further £250 directly to the charity!
TreatHer.com proudly supported the Pink Ribbon Foundation in its fight against breast cancer in 2012 with exclusively designed Pink Ribbon Foundation products with a donation amde to the charity from each item sold. The range incorporated pink ribbon mugs and mobile phone cases and were available to personalise, making them an ideal gift for a friend or loved one.
Woo Woo Cocktail
Woo Woo cocktail was a proud supporter of the Pink Ribbon Foundation’s fight against breast cancer in 2011 and 2012. During this time Woo Woo donated 50 cents from every bottle sold in the Republic of Ireland – it was a great way to raise money for the Foundation whilst having fun with friends by organising a Woo Woo party at home.
Zebra Pen launched their Care for a Cure campaign back in 2010, which aims at bringing awareness, as well as donations, to worthwhile causes in the fight against breast cancer. Within the UK Zebra partnered up with the Pink Ribbon Foundation between 2010 – 2012 in order to achieve this goal and to bring donations and help to the front-line. By tackling this one step at a time they hoped that it would make the journey to recovery a little bit more comfortable. 20p from every pen sold went straight to the Pink Ribbon Foundation, and more importantly, to the people that need it the most.