Breast cancer- a deadly disease that kills thousands of women worldwide every year- needs a fair amount of attention all the time. Non-profit organizations around the world observe October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month to make people aware of the disease and its consequences.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the time when many awareness campaigns and fund-raising events are started to help people living with the disease. Celebrities wear pink to show support for breast cancer survivors, big brands launch pink products to raise funds, and non-profit organizations launch awareness causes to encourage people for breast cancer screening.
Raising awareness is a great thing. Making people aware of breast cancer and educating them isn’t limited to the World Health Organization (WHO) and non-government organizations only. You are a responsible citizen of the society which means it is also your responsibility to spread awareness on breast cancer. How can you contribute in raising awareness on breast cancer?
There are many ways to spread the right message about the disease and help individuals prevent it. Your small efforts can make a big impact on the society and save many lives.
Here’re some simple yet effective ways you can use to spread awareness on breast cancer this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month:
Pink is a color chosen to show support for breast cancer patients. During the month of October, you can wear a customized pink t-shirt, a ribbon, or a customized wristband, to show your support for women who are currently living with the disease.
To spread a word about the disease, you can engrave a powerful message on customized accessories. In addition to wearing them, you can customize many of them and distribute to others.
Use Social Media
Websites like Facebook, Twitter, and others have millions of active users. They have many social media friends around the world. You can spread a word on Breast Cancer Awareness Month through your social media account. If it contains valuable information, then many users will share it with others. In this way, your message will reach the right audience.
You can also start a social media campaign on breast cancer. You can create posts around the initiative or start an engaging hashtag to encourage people for breast cancer screening. When treated at an early stage, the disease can be treated. You can also make efforts to convince people to donate to non-government organizations that work to improve the lives of cancer patients.
You can work with non-profit organizations in your area to spread awareness on the cancer type. As a volunteer, you can have a walk in the neighborhood where you will be educating people about the disease, its symptoms, prevention, and other valuable information.
While volunteering, you will meet breast cancer survivors whose stories can help you know more about the disease.
Launch Your Awareness Campaign
If you have a unique plan to reach the masses and collect funds to help cancer patients, then you can start your own campaign. You can ask people to connect with your initiative and raise funds for it.
As a part of your awareness drive, you can use inexpensive customized to attract people and convince them to become a part of it. T-shirts and caps are some wearables that you can customize and distribute to spread the right word. As these wearables are expensive, you can get custom wristbands in bulk and distribute them to the public. Wristbands are cost-effective and flexible. In addition, people like to wear them all the time. By distributing them, you can cover more people than by using other accessories.
If you do not have enough time to volunteer for a non-government organization or start your own awareness drive, then you can contribute in this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month by simply making a donation.
Your small donation can make a huge difference. Apart from that, you can also encourage your friends to donate.
These are some effective ways to raise awareness about breast cancer this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You can use any of them and make the right message reach the right people.