Your Guide to Autumn Cause Awarenesses

 

With 44 days left of summer, we’re already looking ahead to the many cause awareness months coming up in the fall. The weather is ideal in both the spring and the fall for outdoor events but the autumn, by far, seems to be the most popular time for many causes to draw awareness.

Here is a quick reference guide to the cause awareness events taking place in September, October and November.  Click on the name of the cause awareness to see what products SupportStore has to help you spread the awareness with wristbands, lapel pins, ribbon magnets, and more.

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Protect Against Skin Cancer

It’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Every year, more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed with 90% of those cases being caused by the sun’s UV rays. Do you know how to protect yourself from sun damage?

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Oscars highlight several cause awarenesses

Awareness was a big part of the Academy Awards last night. It was great to see how many used their time to shout out what they cared about. Here were just a few.

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SupportStore Statistics Reveal Colon Cancer still the #1 Awareness Challenge

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. SupportStore sales and visitor statistics show that Colon Cancer is the most sought after awareness item in the entire assortment.

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What’s your cause’s ice bucket challenge?

If you’re anywhere on social media, you (or someone you know) has likely done the ice bucket challenge. Originally started as a way to challenge people to support their favorite charity, it has evolved into a fundraising phenomenon that has contributed over $41.8 million to the ALS Association. What a way to shout out what you care about!

So my challenge for all of you is this: what’s your cause’s ice bucket challenge?

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One actor’s death opens up the conversation about mental health, substance abuse & suicide

It came as quite a shock to hear of the sudden death of Robin Williams. His body of work brought so much joy and entertainment to millions of people around the world, making it difficult to understand why he would choose to end his life. There’s no easy answer to that question, if there is an answer at all. As tragic as his loss has been, a broader conversation has been started about mental health and suicide as well as substance abuse, a topic which Mr. Williams spoke about in interviews.

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May 2014 Cause Awareness Schedule

Plan your May awareness events with help with SupportStore.com. Here is a list of causes that are making their awarenesses the focus in May 2014.

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New autism statistics shows a rate of 1 in 68 children

April is Autism Awareness Month and organizations like Autism Society take this time to stress the importance of awareness and the need for continued research to find answers to this puzzling disorder. This past March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new statistics showing a 30% increase in the number of autism cases. This changes the statistic from 1 in 88 to 1 in 68 American children.

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Customize car magnets, decals, wristbands & more

Add that special something to your school fundraising, marketing or cause related awareness event with custom magnets, decals, wristbands and more from SupportStore.

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It’s never too early in the year to learn about skin cancer

It may be cold and wintery outside, but any time is a good time to learn more about melanoma. Jeannette is a valued member of our SupportStore team who kindly shares her brave story with us.

This past fall, Halloween arrived at my house a few weeks early. Why you may ask? Well, because I was showcasing two scars that even Frankenstein’s monster would be jealous of. But as horrible as my scars may be, I cannot help but be thankful for them every time I catch a glimpse of them in the mirror.

These scars aren’t just any scars.  They mark my victory over skin cancer.

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