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August 22 Thursday

Plush Pumpkins Unveils New Color for National Breast Cancer Foundation

08/22/2013

Minneapolis, MN (August 13, 2013) – Plush Pumpkin is proud to unveil a new creation just in time for the Halloween season and something even more important in October: Breast Cancer Awareness. The new limited edition Plush Pumpkin is designed specifically with the breast cancer pink color. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each pink Plush Pumpkin will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. ®.

National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. ®
Recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world, the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NBCF) mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need.  A recipient of Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating for nine years, NBCF provides women Help for Today…Hope for Tomorrow ® through its National Mammography Program, Beyond The Shock ®, Early Detection Plan, MyNBCF online support community, and breast cancer research programs.  For more information, please visit www.nbcf.org.

“We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to create a symbol of the ongoing fight to prevent and hopefully end breast cancer,” says Monya Kampa, Plush Pumpkin Founder. “We’re honored to be a part of this effort and to give back to an organization that is helping to save lives.”

Each pink Plush Pumpkin is stamped on the bottom with the breast cancer awareness symbol. The pumpkins are available in 3”, 4” and 5” sizes and retail from $18-33.  Online retailer, LoveFeast Shop is also offering a trio of pumpkins for $98.  $3.00 from each pumpkin sold will be donated directly to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. ®.

Monya founded Plush Pumpkin in 2002. Her goal was to create a truly unique table centerpiece that would "wow" her quests and provide a feast for the eyes. Each Plush Pumpkin is crafted from lush velvet, rich fabrics, and of course Monya’s signature, all natural and unique pumpkin stems. Each Plush Pumpkin has a real pumpkin, gourd or squash stem attached and each creation is made by hand in Minnesota, and embossed with the PP logo on the bottom. The Plush Pumpkin line also includes acorns, mushrooms and hearts. To learn more, about the pink breast cancer awareness Plush Pumpkin, go to: www.plushpumpkin.com

 

For interview opportunities and photos, contact Kristen Karpinsky at 612-310-8520 or kakarpinsky@hotmail.com. To learn more about Plush Pumpkin including retailers nationwide and online availability, go to www.plushpumpkin.com.