Not All Ribbon Pink Products Support Breast Cancer Organizations

Not All Ribbon Pink Products Support Breast Cancer Organizations
Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober has been designated the national Breast Cancer Awareness Month and pink products are all over the place, supposedly, with the purpose of helping support the cause. However, not all of the profits are reaching organizations, researchers or patients, as advised by authors consulted by the Time, who recommend anyone willing to help the cause should go directly to the source: donate to organizations according to their work. There are only advantages, even in the taxes. Products with pink ribbons are available everywhere and come to supporters as an appealing way of helping. Nevertheless, not all of them are in fact supporting the 2.9 million breast cancer patients, charities or research, and are only meant to raise awareness about the disease, as explained by Gayle Sulik, author of Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women’s Health. There are also situations in which sales profits from products meant to support charities don't end up serving that cause. Either because the company that is producing them already set a cap on a donation amount or, what Sulik believes is the worst case scenari
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