October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Los Angeles is honoring the cause with specialty cocktails, products, and activations throughout the city. Pink is Stronger Than You Think!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and through the 31st, Black Angus Steakhouse will donate $1 from every purchase of a glass of Prosecco Rosé by Francis Coppola to the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC). “Black Angus Steakhouse is passionate about this project not only because of the nationwide impact of the disease but because of the personal effects it has had on our family of team members. We are all in this together, and we are eager to help the National Breast Cancer Coalition achieve its mission to use advocacy, education, policy, and research to end breast cancer,” says Deborah Shapiro, VP of Growth at Black Angus. Various prices, hours, and locations through 10/31
Owl’s Brew’s Partea Pack Goes Pink for October to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer Prevention, Launches New Fall Flavors Mid-Month With Their Fireside Pack
For October, Owl’s Brew Boozy Tea is changing their packaging and going pink to join in the fight of raising awareness for Breast Cancer prevention and detection with Keep a Breast, a 501 (c)(3) foundation focused on breast cancer awareness and education. Owl’s Brew will donate $1 for every tag of #DrinkWiseDrinkPink and include a QR Code on the packaging for customers to download the Keep A Breast App, a preventive app capable of connecting users with a Carbon Health telehealth medical professional. “We are proud of our long-time partnership with Keep A Breast. Their mission is to reduce breast cancer risk and its impact globally through art, education, prevention, and action. At Owl’s Brew, we are committed to supporting knowledge and transparency, and we are honored to work with Keep A Breast to further their mission for the third consecutive year,” says Jennie Ripps, CEO and co-founder of Owl’s Brew. Additionally, the brand is launching its first seasonal variety pack. The Fireside Pack will include two new flavors, White Tea & Cacao and Espresso Mar-Tea-Ni, paired with their gold medal-winning flavor, Spiced Chai & Cranberry. The pack will hit stores just in time for the Holiday Season. $15; Available online at Owl’s Brew and various stores and locations
Pacifica Hotels is raising awareness for breast cancer prevention. Each of their properties, the Marina del Rey Hotel, Jamaica Bay Inn & The Wayfarer DTLA, support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the Fight Like a Girl cocktail. The seasonal gin and tonic is made with Sipsong Indira Gin and a pop of flavorful additions. A portion of each glass supports breast cancer prevention awareness through Sipsong’s donation, a movement to use genetic testing to screen for breast cancer. Various prices, hours, and locations
Recipe for Fight Like a Girl:
- 2 oz. Sipsong Indira Gin
- ½ oz. Pomegranate grenadine
- ½ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
- 1-2 oz. Fever-Tree light tonic
- Pomegranate seeds
- Shake Indira gin, lemon juice, and grenadine with ice for 10 seconds. Add tonic with 15 fresh pomegranate seeds, pour into a Collins glass, and serve.
Thrive Causemetics Supports Breast Cancer Awareness, Re-Launches CC Cream Expanding Range of Shades to 28
Thrive Causemetics’ mission is “Bigger than Beauty,” and for every product purchased, they donate to help communities thrive. Founder/CEO Karissa Bodnar created Thrive Causemetics after losing her best friend to cancer, and it is still a cause she holds close to and supports all year round. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and since 2021, Thrive has donated 2,000 products worth over $50,000 to 5 Under 40, a nonprofit whose mission is to provide funded medical, wellness, educational, and beauty services to women under the age of 40 who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or have a BRCA mutation. Besides being vegan, cruelty-free, and safe enough for cancer patients to use, Thrive Causemetics products are also free of carcinogens and other harmful ingredients that could put consumers at risk over time. Thrive Causemetics recently dropped a re-launch of their fan-favorite Buildable Blur CC Cream, expanding the range from 18 to 28 shades, as well as a reformulation that will now offer SPF 40 instead of 30 and more sustainable packaging! Thrive Causemetics Buildable Blur CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 40 is a lightweight, multitasking, color-correcting cream that instantly blurs and diffuses skin imperfections with 16-hour buildable light-to-full coverage and broad-spectrum SPF 40 protection. Formulated with Vitamin C to brighten and even skin tone, and Flaxseed Extract, which helps absorb excess oil and reduce shine, Thrive’s all-in-one makeup and skin-loving hybrid formula combines powerful ingredients to simultaneously moisturize, brighten, protect, and color-correct skin. Each shade will now be available with cool, warm, or neutral undertones. $38; Available online at Thrive Causemetics
Century City’s newest luxury hotel, Fairmont Century Plaza, is shining in pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Throughout the entire month of October, the exterior of the iconic building will be illuminated in pink lighting at night while The Bar at Century Plaza will feature a specialty ‘PINK’ cocktail, in which 10% of each ‘PINK’ cocktail purchase will be donated to THE Breast Cancer Fundraiser. Mondays – Sundays, 12:00 pm – 12:00 am (The Bar); 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067; 310.424.3030
The Peninsula Beverly Hills is honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month with pink initiatives throughout October. The five-star luxury hotel is making donations to benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, whose mission is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. The hotel’s traditional afternoon tea is now a Pink Afternoon Tea ($125+), Wednesdays – Sundays. For every table booked, the hotel donates $5 to BCRF. Seatings occur at 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, and 4:00pm, and reservations can be made by calling 310.975.2736. In addition to the Pink Afternoon Tea, the Peninsula Beverly Hills Spa is donating $5 for every Pink Classic Manicure ($65) booked. These manicures are available Wednesdays – Sundays, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, and can be reserved by calling 310.975.2854 or emailing email@example.com. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.551.2888