Comments For a Cure Donation

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Thanks to those who commented during my comments for a cure promotion! I had less that the 50 comments that I hoped for, but I will be donating the full $50 anyway!

Keep watching Beauty and Fashion Tech and Girl Gloss for more pink product reviews, and also be sure to browse the member blogs of the Beauty Blog Network for more chances to comment for charity, pink product reviews, contests, and more!

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Leave a Comment to Raise Money for Cancer Charities

comments for a cure Comments for a Cure is here! For every comment I receive on Beauty and Fashion Tech and Girl Gloss between today (Oct. 13, 2008) and the end of Wednesday (Oct. 15, 2008), I will donate $1, with a cap of $50, to the Walter Payton Cancer Fund.  So here is your chance to send money to a good cause simply by leaving a comment.

About the fund, from its website:

The Walter Payton Cancer Fund was created by the Payton family to honor Walter’s life. After witnessing the ravaging effects of cancer on her husband, Connie Payton was determined to direct new research funding toward researchers seeking a cure with the same grit and determination that Walter showed on the football field as well as during his battle with cancer.

Connie chose Gateway for Cancer Research to administer the Walter Payton Cancer Fund. Its mission is to cure cancer through funding innovative research that has an immediate impact on cancer patients. As a special fund of Gateway for Cancer Research, 100% of every dollar donated to the Walter Payton Cancer Fund goes toward cancer research programs.

You can also help out by donating directly. If you wish to do so, look in the left sidebar for the chipin widget. I am using that to raise additional funds for the Walter Payton Cancer Fund. All donations are certainly appreciated!

Other members of the Beauty Blog Network are also running similar comments for a cure promotions, so browse the blogs, leave comments, and help raise money for a variety of causes!

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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Beauty Blog Network Comments For a Cure

Here it is, October 1st, which means that a busy month is ahead. During October, companies brand pink products with a portion of the proceeds going to breast cancer research.This year, the Beauty Blog Network is also reviving its popular Comments for a Cure promotion and it has partnered with the Estee Lauder Company to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.Throughout the month, look for Network blogs to pledge donations to various cancer research charities based on your comments. For more, visit the Beauty Blog Network Breast Cancer Awareness Page.

Estee Lauder October Breast Cacner Awareness

Beauty and Fashion Tech and Girl Gloss will be taking part, with a donation going to the Walter Payton Cancer Fund. I will donate $1 for each comment made between October 13 and 15 up to a total of $50. Readers can also leave their own donation, using the chipin widget in the right sidebar.

Want more choices? Visit some of the other member blogs participating in Comments for a Cure.  Both sites will also be listing or reviewing pink products throughout October.Keep in mind that while buying pink products is fun, a direct donation is still the best way to assure that the entirety of your funds goes to cancer research and support!

A few other things to watch for during October from members of the Beauty Blog Network:

  • Reader giveaways of pink products on blogs from the Beauty Blog Network and from Total Beauty
  • Chipin widgets on sites that allow you to add your own direct donation to a variety of causes
  • Many product reviews of Pink items on network blogs

October is a great time to browse all of the beauty blogs! Want to see other posts? Look in the loser right sidebar for the Beauty Blog Network Widget featuring Breast Cancer Awareness posts from network members!

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