Breakthrough Breast Cancer Blue Ribbon Pins

Support Breakthrough Breast Cancer with Blue Ribbon Pins

Weddings are wonderful times, when family and friends get together to celebrate a couple starting their new life together. No detail is spared to make this day special, and couples shouldn’t forget last minute touches that also give back. Breakthrough Breast Cancer has a new corporate partner, bridal wear accessories designer Richard Designs, and bridal parties can help fund the charity’s important research through their Blue Ribbon Pins.

Breakthrough Breast Cancer Blue Ribbon Pins

Available in three eye-catching designs, the pins make for an elegant and thoughtful wedding day accessory; a bride’s ‘something blue’, a trinket for bridesmaids to wear, or a wedding keepsake to remember someone close to them.

Handmade in the UK, the pins are priced at £5 RRP, with £1 going to Breakthrough Breast Cancer. They are available from Richard Designs directly and good bridal shops.

Richard Designs’ Blue Ribbon Pins are the latest addition to the ways couples can support Breakthrough Breast Cancer on their big day, including choosing their pink pins as unusual wedding favours. Each mean that couples can start their new life together by helping Breakthrough save lives for years to come.

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Getting to Know – Breakthrough Breast Cancer

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Interview With: Georgina Hyman

Company Name: Breakthrough Breast Cancer


Location / Coverage: National

What does Breakthrough Breast Cancer do?

We’re the largest and most influential UK breast cancer charity. Through the generous donations from our supporters and fundraisers (who come up with increasingly imaginative ways to raise money) we’re able to fight breast cancer on three fronts: research, campaigning and education.

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How did Breakthrough Breast Cancer come about and how long has the charity been going?

Breakthrough is still quite a young charity. We were founded by Bill Freedman who lost his wife Toby Robins to breast cancer. Bill had a vision of a better way to beat breast cancer with scientists dedicated to breast cancer research; this led to the opening of the Breakthrough Research Centre in 1999.

We’ve come such a long way since we were founded. Today we have more than 10 clinical trials thanks to our scientists research. Patients are being treated with drugs developed at the Breakthrough Research Centre and this is what our fundraising is all about, real results for patients with breast cancer. We’re all really hopeful for what we can achieve in the next 10 years.

How is Breakthrough Breast Cancer involved in weddings?

We like to think we can offer an alternative to couples who have everything they need with donations in lieu of gifts. Our pins as wedding favours are also a lovely way for your guests to take away with them a special reminder from the day whilst also supporting a cause which affects so many people. Really, we want to give people the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of thousands of people who are affected by breast cancer.

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How can people getting married help Breakthrough Breast Cancer?

There are great ways to get involved; whether you choose pins as wedding favours, a collection can at the bar or donations in lieu of gifts – you can remember someone special to you and, at the same time, help us get a step closer to beating breast cancer.

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