Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Pitch In, Austin

Whether you’re looking to stock up for happy hour or expand a jewelry collection, here’s how to help

By Anna Brahce
Breast Cancer Resource Center of Texas

There’s still time to donate funds and raise awareness during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Austin businesses and artists are taking part in the fight against cancer, and it’s not too late to show support for their efforts and the important philanthropy happening this October. Partnering with organizations that provide resources and breast cancer research, we’ve compiled a handful of local businesses have special deals and promotions dedicated to the cause.

Pure Faith Beer at Red Horn Coffee House & Brewing Co.

The coffee roaster and brewery is offering their “proudest beer of the year” with the release of Pure Faith Raspberry Lemon Berliner Weisse. Sounds delicious, right? The brew is refreshingly tart and an intense shade of pink. Until November 1, beer fans can order 16-oz. crowlers curbside or online here. One hundred percent of profits go to the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Texas. Cheers!

Bee Mary Jewelry at Art for the People Gallery

Art for the People Gallery is showcasing Handcrafted, wearable art made by Austin artist Andrea Yankerson is available at the South 1st Street space. Bee Mary Jewelry can be purchased in person safely during business hours at the gallery or online here until October 31. Seventy-five percent of the profits from the sale of mixed media necklaces, earrings and more beautiful jewelry pieces will be given to the Breast Cancer Resource Center.

Prickly Pear hard seltzer from Blue Norther

The father-son duo behind the hard seltzer with roots in Austin that bubbles with deep Texas pride is back with a new flavor of organic hard seltzer. The refreshing and highly drinkable beverage is light pink in color and flavored with juice from one of Austin’s ubiquitous plants, the prickly pear. For every case sold until October 31, the Breast Cancer Resource Center receives $2. Find a location near you here before happy hour.

Breast Cancer Mural and Yellow for Pink Jewelry at Kendra Scott Flagship Store

Marnie Vollenhals, a Texas artist and breast cancer survivor, created a mural at Kendra Scott’s South Congress Avenue flagship store that’s worth a visit. While you’re there, you can check out the gorgeous jewelry from Kendra Scott’s Yellow for Pink collection. Twenty percent of every purchase from the collection, which is also available online here until October 31, goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

For much more on Breast Cancer Awareness Month and businesses participating in the critical cause, visit the Breast Cancer Resource Center’s events calendar for Austin.


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