September-October Newsletter

In this issue:
Annual Report

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Annual Report

Read what we accomplished from April 1, 2017 to March 30, 2018!


Upcoming Events

Eugene Breast Cancer Forum – October 9, 2018

Join us for lunch at our third Breast Cancer Forum, hosted by and held at Valley River Inn. Kerri Winters-Stone, PhD, will present, “Exercise Medicine for Breast Cancer: Can Moving Save Your Life?” Survivors and forever fighters register for free!


Worship in Pink Activities – Every Weekend in October

Worship in Pink is a unique program for congregations of all faiths and community organizations in the Portland metro area. Join us for a day of worship in October! View event dates and details here.

Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference – October 26-27, 2018

Join us in Seattle or online for the Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference to get the most current information on treatments, research trials, patient support, and national issues for Stage IV metastatic breast cancer. 


Metastatic Breast Cancer Dinner Series – November 13, 2018

If you are living with stage IV metastatic breast cancer, plan on attending our Metastatic Breast Cancer Dinner Series where we discuss the latest in research, treatment, and symptom management with local health experts, in a small group setting.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Community Activities & Events

Individuals and organizations make a difference by raising money to benefit Susan G. Komen Oregon and SW Washington. Participate in an activity that you enjoy while supporting a good causefighting breast cancer! Find out more.


Play for the Cure

The Linda L. Vladyka Foundation helped strike out breast cancer at their 3 day softball tournament! Thank you!


WWE Smackdown Live
October 2

Join us in kicking off national breast cancer awareness month with a bang! WWE Smackdown Live is returning to the Moda Center this year to celebrate survivors and forever fighters. Purchase your tickets today!


Wacoal Fit for the Cure

This year marks the 18th anniversary of Wacoal’s Fit for the Cure® program benefiting Susan G. Komen®! For every woman who gets a professional bra fitting at an event, Wacoal will donate $2 to Komen (no purchase necessary). Wacoal will also donate $2 to Komen for every Wacoal bra, shapewear item or b.tempt’d bra purchased at these events. Together with all other promotions conducted by Wacoal, Wacoal will donate an aggregate guaranteed minimum donation of $250,000.00 in 2018 to support Komen’s National Treatment Assistance program and other local community health programs. For more information and to find an event near you:



Rally For the Cure
October 6

One golf ball can impact the fight against breast cancer. Rally for the Cure golf events bring us one step closer to finding a cure! Register for Rally for the Cure at John Day Ladies Golf Club!


Lloyd Center Fashion Show
October 6

Join us for the Pretty in Pink fashion show! There will be a complimentary photo booth, art and crafts for the kids, and swag bags.


October 11

Visit the Lake Oswego store for beautiful glass votive candles on October 11. They make for the perfect gift. 10% of sales for that day will be donated to Susan G. Komen.


Hood River Valley Harvest Fest
October 12-14, 2018

Celebrate Hood River’s harvest season at the 35th annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest presented by Pacific Power and produced by the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce. Swing by Ryan’s Hood River Juice Company’s booth to try the Pink Lady Cider!


Girlfriends Run for a Cure
October 14

Get in shape and bond with your ladies and men too! Recruit your best friends and help raise funds to help with support and resources for women and men undergoing treatment. Register today!


Portland Gear More Than Pink Cap

Gear up for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with this limited edition “More Than Pink” cap! A portion of proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen!


Audi Breaverton & Porsche Breaverton

For every new car purchased during the month of October, Audi and Porsche of Beaverton will donate $100 to Susan G. Komen! Vroom, Vroom!


Valpak of Southern Oregon

Thank you to Valpak of Southern Oregon for turning pink during the month of October!


Portland Police Museum and Historical Society

Purchase a pink hat during the month of October to show your support! Purchase at the museum!


Panera Bread

Looking for a quick bite for breakfast? Purchase a pink bagel during the month of October and support Susan G. Komen! Yum!


Unheard PDX

During the month of October, Unheard PDX will be selling Bacon skateboard decks by Oregonian skateboard artist, Sandy Pereza. Sandy’s pink, grey, and black hues tribute her high school art teacher who battled breast cancer. Who is ready to shred!?


Suburban Auto Group

Suburban Auto Group are joining the fight against breast cancer.  They are donation $25 for every vehicle sold and $5 for every service over $100 in the month of October.


Pronghorn Resort and Spa

Looking to treat yourself? What better month to do so than October! The Pronghorn Resort and Spa is going pink for the month of October.


Woodburn Outlet

Simon is offering customers the opportunity to receive a discount pass valid at participating stores by making a $10 donation to Susan G. Komen. Donate now to #ShopSupportSave at Woodburn Premium Outlets.


Umpqua Huckleberry Cheesecake

Umpqua Huckleberry Cheesecake will be back in the fall! A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this ice cream will benefit Komen Oregon.


New Balance – Lace Up for the Cure

Thank you to our long-standing partner New Balance and their support of the Race for the Cure series through Lace Up for the Cure athletic apparel and footwear collection that proudly features the Running Ribbon. Shop the collection today!


Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. is donating $0.25 for each pink Echinacea named “Hope” sold! Visit today!


Ryan’s Pink Lady Cider
In Stores Now

It’s so delicious! A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Ryan’s Pink Lady Cider will benefit Susan G. Komen. Please join us and “Drink Pink for the Cure.”


Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Support us by shopping at Fred Meyer with your rewards card. Link your Rewards Card and scan it every time you shop at Fred Meyer. Look us up by name!