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Today’s featured cause is The Pinky Promise Project! Two teenage girls are making a difference by promoting respect for women in a fun way.

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Here’s how it works: they visit public places with a bag full of flowers and hand them to young men and ask them to pinky-promise to respect, appreciate, and value all the women in their lives. They then give them a colored flower that they are to give to any girl they see (and a Reminderband wristband to help them remember their promise!). Each flower’s color represents a type of respect that will be explained to the boy when he receives it. Attached is a note with a powerful quote and information about the project as well as clues about what the color represents.

“The idea behind it is that with the pinky promise, boys become more aware of what it means to respect women and the girl receiving the flower is reminded that she deserves the utmost respect and should never get anything less.”

We love this mission and its creative, positive use of Reminderband wristbands. You can follow the Pinky Promise Project on Instagram here or on Facebook.


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October is breast cancer awareness month, and it’s coming up quickly. It’s a huge month for fundraising. Breast cancer is one of the biggest awareness causes. October is filled with awareness and fund-raising events, and it’s one that benefits hugely from awareness bracelets.

If you’re planning on fundraising or hosting an event next month, now is the best time to get your order in for cancer bracelets. On Reminderband, we have a cancer bracelet showcase with design ideas, or you can custom-design your own on our order page.

For past reading on raising breast cancer awareness and fundraising, check out these stories:

Rapper Battles Breast Cancer With Wristbands

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Most Popular Breast Cancer Fundraisers

 

 

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Team Cyndi
Team Cyndi is an organization supporting Cyndi Ricketts in her fight against Triple Negative Breast Cancer, a form of cancer that is more difficult to treat. Ricketts was diagnosed in June, and Reminderband cancer bracelets are being worn by her friends and family to show her support for her as she begins treatment.
First Dam Pancake Run
The First Dam Pancake Run was on Saturday, August 8, in Logan, Utah, and benefited ASSERT Autism Program! Participants ran a race and received free pancakes and Reminderband autism wristbands while supporting autism education, research, and training.

Unexpected Resolution A Cappella

Unexpected Resolution Men’s A Cappella is an a cappella group from Ball State University. They focus on being “relaxed and casual while bringing their best on stage and adding something unexpected to each song to make it their own, be it a barbershop-style end to a Top 40 hit, a vocal breakdown of a jazz standard, or mashing up multiple genres into one song.” They use Reminderband wristbands as a reminder of their commitment to the group and to bring their best to every rehearsal and performance. 

Evan’s Radiant Warrior Spirit

Evan is a nine-month old with Pulmonary Vein Stenosis, a rare and serious heart condition, and he has already had three open-heart surgeries. Evan’s Radiant Warrior Spirit is a blog and foundation set up to benefit Evan and his family. Evan’s family and friends use Reminderband awareness bracelets and other “Radiant Warrior Keepsakes” to raise money to cover medical expenses. Follow his story at http://radiantwarriorspirit.wordpress.com/

If you’d like to share how you use Reminderband for your cause, share your story with us here.

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Need a wristband and looking for some inspiration? Our new showcase of designed Reminderband wristbands gives ideas for a variety of bracelet types, colors, fonts, and slogans. These are meant to be jumping off points for creating wristbands suited to your personal cause, and hopefully give you an idea of what is possible with Reminderband.

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Military Bracelets for red, white, and blue bands, camo wristbands, custom name bands, and wristbands for each of the military divisions. More military and camo bracelet ideas, as well as “Military Family” and “Support Our Troops” designs can be found in Support Our Troops Wristbands.

Ribbon bracelets, heart bracelets, “Hope” and “Survivor” wristbands advocating support for several types of cancers can be found in Cancer Bracelets. Cancer bracelets are great tools for advocacy, education, building awareness, showing support, and fundraising. If the type of cancer you’re looking for isn’t found there, you can create your own wrist band with our custom band builder.

Wristbands for many faiths are showcased on our Religious Bracelets page.Whether you are looking for a WWJD bracelet, a scripture wristband, one with a simple religious symbol or bands to distribute to a congregation or religious group, there are ideas, samples, and pre-designed wristbands.

Our showcase of School Bracelets gives ideas for graduation wristbands, motivational wristbands, event wristbands, sports/clubs/groups wristbands, school spirit wristbands, and achievement wristbands. Don’t see your mascot there? Have a look at our clip art or talk to customer service about custom artwork.

Medical Alert Bracelets are ideal for those who want an inexpensive, long-lasting, hypo-allergenic medical alert bracelet. Medical alert wristbands can convey medical information to medical professionals in an emergency. From allergies to Alzheimer’s, conditions, medications, and other life-saving information can be conveyed on these bands.

In Awareness Bracelets, wristbands in support of many causes are featured, from autism to suicide prevention. Awareness bracelets are one of our most frequent wristband uses and are a great way to send a message.

Watch for more showcased wristbands to come. And if you’d like to see more custom wristband ideas for a different category, let us know in the comments or drop us a line on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

 

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