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Give the Gift that Gives Back

Are you looking for more meaningful gifts this holiday season? One way to do that is to pick a present that gives back. Through Friends Raising Funds events and our exciting partnerships with the following organizations, essential funds are raised to support vital research and programs at the Karmanos Cancer Institute. 

Take a minute to see how you can participate in the fight against cancer by purchasing any of the items below.

Accessories/Clothing/Skin Care

Accessorize It!  
Accessorize It in Twelve Oaks Mall, Novi has generously pledged to donate a portion of the proceeds from every pink bangle sold throughout the year. All donations will go towards breast cancer research at Karmanos Cancer Institute. To view and purchase the bangles, please visit www.mycrystalbangles.com. Twelve Oaks Mall is located at 27500 Novi Rd. in Novi. Accessorize It is located on the lower level in the Lord and Taylor wing.

Count Me Healthy 
Count Me Healthy, the beautiful jewelry line devoted to helping women keep track of their life-goals now has two bracelets with a ribbon charm, Counting for a Cause, to benefit breast cancer research at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The Counting for a Cause and Counting for a Cause Rose bracelets are available for purchase on www.countmehealthyjewelry.com and with retailers nationwide. 50 percent of the profit from each of these bracelets will be donated to the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Count Me Healthy bracelets also are available for purchase locally at Todd’s Room in Birmingham. 

Made In Detroit 
Karmanos is joining Made In Detroit, the clothing and merchandise line owned by Kid Rock, to promote sales of special T-shirts benefiting breast cancer research at Karmanos. The pink, short-sleeved and Racerback T-shirts feature the iconic Rosie the Riveter sporting a pink ribbon tattoo, Made In Detroit pin, and speaking the highly-memorable phrase “We Can Do It!” At the bottom is the charge, “Let’s go to work to find a cure.” T-shirts are being sold at the Made In Detroit Web site, under the “Rosie We Can Do It for Cancer” tab and at authorized Made In Detroit retailers. 

PrettyPretti 
PrettyPretti Accessories has created a line for breast cancer awareness called “PrettyPretti in Pink” and has pledged to donate 15 percent of all sales of this line towards breast cancer research at Karmanos Cancer Institute year round. Additionally, Karmanos Cancer Institute employees will receive 10 percent off all purchases when they present their badge. PrettyPretti Accessories are sold at www.prettypretti.com. For more information, please call 248.595.2379.

Clinage Skin Rejuvenation Systems  
Clinage Skin Rejuvenation Systems, founded by Marcia Fosnaugh Avis, knows plenty about skin care. The daughter of renowned dermatologist Dr. Robert P. Fosnaugh, Avis, a skin care expert, is equipped with a medical background and vast clinical experience. Michigan-based Clinage will train the skin to produce plumping, firming cell production as it works to reduce fine lines, lighten pigmentation and much more. Pharmaceutical-grade Clinage skincare is available online. It combines the miraculous properties of glycolic acid, extracted from sugar cane juice and high-potency antioxidant vitamin serums A, B3, C and E. In partnership with Karmanos, Clinage is donating 10 percent of its top-selling product "Potent C Serum" to the Institute. Potent C Serum offers maximum concentration of Vitamin C and Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Mag C). It promotes the formation of collagen and elastin in the lower skin layer. It is also a powerful antioxidant that aids in environmental damage from sun and free radicals. It is an excellent anti-inflammatory and can be used after our Vitamin C Home Peel, after sun exposure, or if you have rosacea to calm redness. To learn more about Clinage, visit www.Clinage.com. Clinage products can be ordered, purchased and shipped anywhere.

Rejuvenationshop 
Rejuvenationshop provides the highest quality, all natural, non-toxic skin care products on the market. Vital Therapy products use the exact isomer or form of the nutrient, which is more efficiently utilized by the skin. No unnecessary ingredients are added to the products. We believe that if the ingredient does not perform some very important function in the product, it should not be added. Vital Therapy insures the finest, freshest ingredients are used for our products and we offer 100 percent customer satisfaction or your money back. You may visit us online at http://www.rejuvenationshop.net to browse our many skin care products. For every Anti-Aging Kit sold, $50 will be donated directly to Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. If you have any questions please contact Sheryl Adams or Becky Olson at (866) 772-4960.

Food/Bevreage

"Not Just Cheesecake, Peteet’s Famous Cheesecake®!”
Peteet’s Famous Cheesecakes has generously pledged to raise funds for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute by donating 20 percent of sales for the month of October and 5 per cent of sales year round of the strawberry “breast cancer” cheesecake, cupcakes, and slices. All funds raised through this ongoing promotion will go towards breast cancer research. Each of these gourmet cheesecakes is made from scratch, by hand and from all natural ingredients! “You haven’t lived yet until you’ve had Peteet’s Famous Cheesecakes®” www.peteetscheesecakes.com

Sanders raises funds for breast cancer research  
The entire Sanders family of employees is committed to raising awareness about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. When you purchase one of the limited edition Non Pareil or Caramel Heart Purses, Sanders will donate $1 to breast cancer research at the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Together, Karmanos and Sanders will continue to battle breast cancer. Available at all Sanders candy locations, Bed Bath & Beyond Michigan locations and Hiller’s Markets. To order online or find your local Sanders store, visit www.sanderscandy.com.

Gifts

Sock Monkeys For The Cure!  
Sock monkeys are truly Americana. They’ve  had a place in many homes and have been much-loved "friends" to many children. Sock monkeys remind us of happier, less complicated days. They bring a smile to many, perhaps a chuckle, and maybe a memory of a loved one. Since September 2011, 50 percent of the net profits of each sale at Sock Monkeys For The Cure are donated to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The funds will go the Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Program, serving women 40-64 years of age without health insurance, giving free breast and cervical cancer screening. Every dollar helps, and your contribution through the purchase of Sock Monkey for the Cure products is great appreciated. For more information or to purchase, please visit www.zazzle.com/SockMonkeys_4theCure* or http://www.cafepress.com/sockmonkey4cure. Questions? Please contact Wendy at SockMonkeysForTheCure.com

Thirty-One™ Karmanos Fundraiser
Thirty-One is more than just a company that sells personalized gifts and accessories. Through strength we are a company that changes lives by celebrating, encouraging and rewarding women. Thirty-One is selling a mini zipper pouch with six little girls on the front, with the saying "fight like a girl!" and a tote bag with the same design. For every purchase, 15 percent of proceeds of all sales to will got to support Karmanos Cancer Institute. To place an order, please contact Meaghan Copeland by phone: 313-598-6700 or email: meaghancopeland@yahoo.com.

Online Endeavors

Cuckoo's Deals
We are excited to announce a partnership with a Detroit business that has agreed to make a donation to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Cuckoo’s Deals offers its subscribers a 50-80 percent discount on entertainment, accommodations, health and beauty services, restaurants, attractions and more at some of Detroit’s best local businesses. The deals are exclusive and only people who subscribe to their free service can purchase the certificates. Cuckoo’s Deals donates 10 percent of their profits from every deal to a different local charity or non-profit and Karmanos Cancer Institute is one of the beneficiaries. We need your help to make this a huge success.  Sign up for Cuckoo’s Deals free daily e-mail and tell as many friends as possible to sign up.  If you see a deal that you like at any time, purchase it and we will receive a donation! The best part is if you refer five friends and they all make a purchase, you get a $5 credit toward your next Cuckoo’s deal!  Show your support for a local company that supports charities as well as other metro Detroit businesses.  Visit www.cuckoosdeals.com and sign up today!

Esigns.com 
Esigns.com, a local company in Brighton, Mich., has generously pledged to donate 10 percent of each sign purchased from entire product line when you use the coupon code "pink-ribbon". Visit their Breast Cancer Awareness Signs page to start designing yours today! About esigns.com - Printing signs fast is their specialty! Whether you need vinyl banners, custom signs for the yard, or a signicade for a sidewalk, businesses rely on their low prices and free shipping for all of their full color displays. When custom printing is needed, quality is important, and they believe in doing business the old-fashioned and honest way, where You, The Customer - is Always Right. They work hard to provide you with that custom touch of personal attention to retain your company loyalty when it comes to printing all of your business signs.

Other

Duncan Disposal Systems
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is proud to have been chosen as one of Duncan Disposal Systems’ charities of choice. In an effort to raise awareness and raise money in the fight against breast cancer, Duncan Disposal offers the 'Cart for the Cure' program. All Duncan Disposal customers have the option to exchange their standard green trash carts for a specially produced bright pink colored waste and recycling cart displaying the breast cancer awareness ribbon and made from recycled plastic. Special pricing allows Duncan Disposal customers to contribute part of their monthly trash fee to Breast Cancer Awareness charities enabling households and businesses companywide to make a significant and visible demonstration of their support for the fight against breast cancer.
To be a part of cart for the cure: 
    • $5 per month will be added to your bill, this full amount will be contributed to a cancer charity you choose. 
    • You will receive a replacement 96 gallon trash cart, bright pink in color, emblazoned with an awareness ribbon 
    • A One-year commitment is required, for a total of a $60 contribution 
To learn more about this great promotion or to become a Duncan Disposal customer, please visit http://www.mygarbageguy.com or call 248.437.8600.

Hamilton’s Propane  
Hamilton’s Propane and Hamilton’s of Ortonville, Inc. will donate one cent per gallon of propane fuel sold to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Find out how you can stay warm and help by purchasing Hamilton’s propane fuel! Read more at: http://www.karmanos.org/News/Default.aspx?nid=177 

Northstar Mat Service 
HELP FIND A CURE! HOLIDAY LOGO MAT PROMO. CHOOSE YOUR SPONSORSHIP! Gold Sponsorship $45 Platinum Sponsorship $90. Mat rental will start at your discretion and continue through December 31, 2012. You may do a combination between the two sponsorships. If you wish to participate in our Holiday Logo Mat Promo, please fill out the information requested on the form and return it to your route driver or e-mail to krista@northstarmatservice.com.

Party Supplies Delivered 
Party Supplies Delivered has generously pledged to donate 6 percent of their Breast Cancer Awareness and Pink Ribbon Party Supplies, favors and decorations to breast cancer awareness at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Help them meet their donation goal of $20,000 and visit their Web site today! Karmanos Cancer Institute supporters receive an instant 20 percent discount when you enter Coupon Code karmanos20 during the checkout process. About Party Supplies Delivered: Located in Brighton, MI, PartySuppliesDelivered.com is your source for pink ribbon merchandise. Enjoy free same day shipping on orders of $75. You’ll find all the pink products you need for any Breast Cancer fundraiser, walk, or dinner. Hats, wristbands, jewelry, giveaways, tableware, decorations and apparel. Perfect for giveaways at your event or as gifts for your loved ones. 


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