September 8, 2015 (Frisco, Texas) – National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc® (NBCF) and Talbots are partnering again in October for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Talbots has designed an exclusive 8 piece limited-edition collection and 20% of the October net proceeds will benefit NBCF’s early detection, education and support services. A limited edition heart sweater, a cozy striped wrap and pink stone jewelry are just a few of the items that customers can purchase to show their support throughout the month of October.
To kick-off and celebrate the second year of this partnership, Talbots will unveil the exclusive collection at a “Pink Party” at their Northpark Center, Dallas location on September 24th from 6 to 8pm. Women (and men!) are encouraged to wear their best pink, strike a pose on the pink carpet for a “photo op” and tag #WearHeartsGiveHope. 10% of pre-tax sales during the event will benefit NBCF.
“We’re honored to partner with Talbots again this October,” says NBCF Co-Founder & CEO, Janelle Hail. “The funds they raise will provide early detection services for women in all 50 states.”
“We are thrilled to be partnering with NBCF for the second year to support their mission and bring attention to the importance of early detection of breast cancer” says Lizanne Kindler, CEO of Talbots. “I am confident that the success of the limited edition collection will benefit NBCF’s efforts to provide assistance to those affected by breast cancer.”
Recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world, NBCF’s mission is to help women now by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services. A recipient of Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating for eleven years, NBCF provides women Help for Today…Hope for Tomorrow® through its National Mammography Program, Beyond The Shock®, Early Detection Plan, and breast cancer research programs. For more information, please visit www.nbcf.org.
Established in 1947, Talbots is a multi-channel retailer of women’s apparel, shoes and accessories. As of the end of fiscal 2013, the Company operated 495 Talbots stores throughout the U.S. and Canada, including 425 core Talbot stores (U.S. and Canada) , 65 Talbots Factory Outlet stores (U.S.) and five Talbots clearance stores (four in the U.S.; one in Canada). Its online shopping site is located at www.talbots.com.