Where to Support Breast Cancer Research This October

Photo by Sydney Rae

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there are plenty of ways to get involved with a cause that’s close to many of our hearts. These are some of the events and fundraisers happening in South Florida this October to help raise awareness and find a cure for the disease. 

Enerzy Exchange

Enerzy Exchange Yoga in Boca Raton will host a special donation class to benefit Susan G. Komen of Palm Beach County. This class will also be the studio’s inaugural First Friday “after hours” event.

When: October 4th, 6:30 p.m.

Where: 6919 Southwest 18th Street, Suite 103, Boca Raton, FL 33433

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Tin Roof

Tin Roof on Atlantic Avenue will feature a “pretty in pink” cocktail for two weeks, with proceeds benefitting Susan G. Komen of Palm Beach County.

When: October 7th-21st

Where: Tin Roof, 8 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Mammograms and Mocktails

The Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center at Broward Health Medical Center will be providing free mammograms to qualified participants with appointments in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

When: October 12th and October 26th, 10:00 a.m.

Where: 1600 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

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Circle House Coffee

Throughout the month of October, Ft. Lauderdale’s Circle House Coffee will offer special pink menu items, and donate portions of proceeds to the Pink Angels Memorial Fund.

When: October 1st-31st

Where: 727 NE 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

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Town Center Mall

The Boca Raton Town Center Mall is partnering with More Than Pink to support Susan G. Komen during the month of October. Shoppers who make a donation of $10 or more to Komen in October will receive a discount pass that is redeemable for 15-25% off at of participating stores.

When: October 1st-31st

Where: Town Center Mall, 6000 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Miami/Fort Lauderdale More Than Pink Walk

Biscayne Blvd. in Miami will play host to Susan G. Komen’s More Than Pink walk on the morning of October 12th.

When: Saturday, October 12th, 8:00 a.m.

Where: 301 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL, 33132

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South Florida’s Craft Show- Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Korina’s Crafty Creations is hosting a craft show and raffle to benefit Susan G. Komen on October 13th, with a goal of $3,000 to help fight breast cancer.

When: Sunday, October 13th, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Hampton Inn Boca Raton/Deerfield, 660 West Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

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The Rainforest Cafe Rosé Fundraiser

The Rainforest Cafe will be donating proceeds from every bottle of Chloé Rosé sold in the month of October to benefit the Breast Cancer Charities of America. The chain, which has locations at Walt Disney World and Sawgrass Mills, has set a goal of $40,000 for the fundraiser.

When: October 1st-31st

Where: 12801 West Sunrise Boulevard, Sunrise, FL  33323

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Quarterdeck cocktail fundraiser

Throughout the month of October, 25% of proceeds from pink drinks at Quarterdeck will be donated to the Pink Angels Memorial Foundation.

When: October 1st-31st

Where: All Quarterdeck locations

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Think Pink at the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort

Kitchen 305 at the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort will be hosting its 10th annual Think Pink event on October 16th. The event will feature a raffle, a DJ, all-you-can-eat lobster for $49, with proceeds benefitting the Memorial Breast Cancer Center.

When: October 16th 5:30 p.m.

Where: 16701 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 

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Boca Raton Regional Hospital Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day Event

To increase understanding and awareness of the important choices that survivors of breast cancer must make, Boca Raton Regional Hospital will be hosting an informative panel lecture on Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day.

When: Thursday, October 17th, 5:15-7:30 p.m.

Where: Boca Raton Regional Hospital, 800 Meadows Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33486

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16th Annual Go Pink Luncheon

The Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation’s 16th Annual Go Pink Luncheon will be taking place at the Boca Raton Resort & Club on October 18th. Dr. Ken Jeong, famous for roles in “Community” and “The Hangover” films, will be speaking at the event.

When: Friday, October 18th, 11:30 a.m.

Where: Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 E Camino Real, Boca Raton 33432

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Boca Raton Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will be taking place on the Florida Atlantic University campus on October 27th, with check-in beginning at 6:30am and the walk kicking off at 8:30am.

When: Sunday, October 27th, 6:30 a.m.

Where: FAU Campus, 777 Glades Rd. Boca Raton 33432

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The Mondrian

The Mondrian on South Beach is rebranding its weekly Sundance Pool Party for the month of October as Sundance Goes Pink. A specialty menu of drinks inspired by Breast Cancer Awareness Month will benefit the Susan G. Komen foundation.

When: Each Saturday & Sunday in October

Where: 1100 West Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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1000 North

Jupiter’s 1000 North will be donating $2 to Susan G. Komen Florida with the purchase of every Frosé drink during the month of October.

When: October 1st-31st

Where: 1000 North US-1, Jupiter, FL 33477

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