Komen OC’s Community Partners: Making a Difference During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Anaheim White House's 'First Lady' Martini

Anaheim White House Restaurant Supports Komen Orange County During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) in full swing, here is a list of some of the local businesses that are helping Susan G. Komen Orange County increase awareness and funds for breast health and education programs this October.

Whether you enjoy eating, drinking, shopping or sports, there are many opportunities this month for the whole family to get involved for a great cause. Here is just a sample of some of the third-party fundraisers that will benefit Komen Orange County:

  • The Clay Oven – Irvine’s top Indian restaurant is offering a special, 3-course menu available all month with proceeds benefitting Komen OC.
  • “The Key to the Cure” – Saks Fifth Ave at South Coast Plaza is offering an Emilio Pucci-designed shirt in support of BCAM. Two percent of profits directly benefit Komen OC. Offer valid from Oct. 17 to 20.
  • Orange County Polo Club – The Polo Club in Coto de Caza will hold its third annual ladies night on Oct. 25 for Komen OC, in honor of BCAM. Admission is free. Come and enjoy the Polo action, food, silent auction and prizes!
  • JustFab – the online retailer will be donating 100 percent of sale proceeds from its Danica Pump and Honorary Guest clutch to Komen OC this month.
  • Selma’s Pizzeria – For the entire month of October, Selma’s will host a “Pink Party” and donate $1 for every item ordered to Komen OC.
  • Plumbers in Pink – Tom Moffett Plumbing is increasing awareness this month with its annual “Plumbers in Pink” promotion and will be donating $5 to Komen OC from each service.
  • The Anaheim White House – A portion of all drink sales from the restaurant’s First Lady Martini, a pink drink, will support Komen OC and its vision of a world without breast cancer.

Every bit of participation helps, so head out, visit one of our local partners this month and join us in the fight against breast cancer by doing something you enjoy! For more information on any of these promotions, and for a full list of participants, click here or visit our website for more information.

Saks Fifth Avenue's Emilio Pucci designed 2013 Key to the Cure t-shirt

Saks Fifth Avenue’s Emilio Pucci Designed 2013 Key to the Cure T-shirt Benefits Komen Orange County

Events during Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

  • October 17Sign-ups For Mammography Screenings: Pre-registration is required for the mammography screenings. Sign-ups will take place between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Northgate Gonzalez Market 770 S. Harbor Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92703
  • October 19Sign-ups For Mammography Screenings: Pre-registration is required for the mammography screenings. Sign-ups will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Northgate Gonzalez Market 6991 Lincoln Ave.  Buena Park, CA 90620
  • October 21Free Onsite Mammography Screenings: Appointments are necessary to participate in the mammography screenings., offered between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. at Northgate Gonzalez Market  770 S. Harbor Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92703
  • October 24Sign-ups For Mammography Screenings: Pre-registration is required for the mammography screenings. Sign-ups will take place between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Northgate Gonzalez Market 720 W. La Palma Ave. Anaheim, CA 92801
  • October 28Free Onsite Mammography Screenings: Appointments are necessary to participate in the mammography screenings, offered between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. at Northgate Gonzalez Market 720 W. La Palma Ave. Anaheim, CA 92801

Pink Tie Ball Live Auction Preview

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The Pink Tie Ball is only weeks away (Saturday, June 6)! Our Live Auction items are one of a kind experiences! Plan your bidding strategy now so you don’t miss out…Our live auction packages include:

  1. Pink, sparkling and delicious treats from Wonderland Bakery.
  2. Dinner for ten in your home catered by Crème de la Crème, complete with server and KitchenAid goodies.
  3. Breathtaking Hawaii seven day vacation on the Big Island of Kona.
  4. Ever fashionable escapade at Saks Fifth Avenue at South Coast Plaza.
  5. Dinner for ten in the chef’s private dining room at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Costa Mesa.
  6. Up close and personal adventure at a taping of an episode of Two and a Half Men .
  7. Exclusive custom couture gown from the design studios of Oday Shakar.
  8. Ride of a lifetime on for two on the Goodyear Blimp – “Spirit of America” with dinner following at the Bluewater Grill.
  9. Meet and greet 14-time gold medalist and the record holder for the most gold medals at a single Olympics, swimmer Michael Phelps

The Pink Tie Ball will be held at the beautiful Noguchi Garden at Pacific Arts Plaza. The event will be a celebration of new hope brought to the fight against breast cancer.  Tickets for the Pink Tie Ball are $350 or $3,500 for a table of 10. Sponsorships are still available.

Seventy-five percent of the money raised at the Ball will benefit women and families in Orange County; the additional 25% will benefit the National Komen Award and Research Grant fund. If you haven’t gotten your tickets to the Ball and are interested in attending contact Tami Thompson at tthompson@komenoc.org