(#493) THINK PINK EVENTS

THINK PINK EVENTS

Daily Dose: Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There’s plenty that you can do at your community to participate, while also keeping things fun, fresh, and well...PINK! Hosting a variety of “Think Pink” events is a lovely way to raise awareness AND raise funds to donate to charities AND mingle with your residents. Below we’ll give you a few ideas, what other pink things would you include? You can go as big or as small as you’d like - from a rosè happy hour to a race for the cure walk, do what you can!  


Wear It Pink Day Donation Event

 Here is a fun event that you can host at your community to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer foundations!

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Pink clothing (get some branded pink t-shirts for your team to wear this month if you can)

  • Pink decor 

  • Pink lemonade mix

  • Drink dispenser

  • Pink cups 

  • Breast cancer awareness pins 

  • Basket

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BRING IT TO LIFE

Before the event:

  • Make sure you let the team know that October 18th is #WearItPinkDay so they can all participate and set the example for your residents.

  • Make it a whole event by inviting your residents to come in for some pink lemonade. (you can make a regular lemonade and a boozy lemonade if you think your residents will be into it!)

  • Download and print the event sign and decorate the club house!

  • Post the digital invitation online and hand out copies to your residents.

 The day of the event:

  • Post the social media square to remind your residents to come down to hang out.

  • Set up a donation station, if you wish, so that residents can donate to a breast cancer fund (you can also let your residents know where to donate online).

  • Have some pink lemonade and cups for your residents to serve themselves. 

  • Make sure everybody get a pink ribbon pin - set up a basket so your residents can grab one and go.

  • Take plenty of photos and use your community hashtag. Don’t forget to hashtag and tag the fund you are donating to as well!  

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Rosé and Cupcakes Mix and Mingle

All you need is some pink wine, pink dessert, and your residents for this breast cancer awareness soiree!

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Pink decor

  • Rosè wine

  • Wine cups

  • Breast cancer awareness pins

  • Basket

Items are all linked in the event above.

 

BRING IT TO LIFE

Before the event:

  • For this happy hour event, decorate the club house with all things pink.

  • Download and print the event sign.

  • Chill some rosè wine and break out the fancy cups.

  • Have a basket full of breast cancer awareness pins by the wine so your residents can feel free to grab one.

The day before or the day of the event:

  • Make sure to wear pink and post the social media square to encourage your residents to wear pink as well!


WALK FOR A CURE

 Susan Komen Race for the Cure is coming up and this is a great time to get your residents together for a fun and different activity that creates awareness as well!

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Pink team t-shirts - get some pink t-shirts personalized with your community name on it so you can wear it all month and to the walk for a cure event.

  • Poster boards and craft supplies

 

BRING IT TO LIFE

Before the event:

The day of the event:

  • Post the social media square to let your residents know it’s the big day.

  • Grab all of your pink gear and go walk your heart out!

  • Post tons of photos to share with those residents who couldn’t come and so everyone can see that your community is involved in something BIG.

  • Remember to hashtag your community and use the local hashtag for the Susan Komen race.

 

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