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Introduction

For the past 5 years our very own $Moonbeam13 has been involved in supporting and raising money for The Weekend To End Breast Cancer event in Toronto.

She has done this in a fairly quiet and discreet way so we felt it was time to shed a bit more light on what exactly she does for this great cause.

To give a bit of background, in the past 4 years this organization has raised over 60 million dollars in donations and through this has made some landmark strides in advancing the research on breast cancer, which claims the lives of close to 50,000 women a year and about a quarter million women diagnosed per year.
This money does make a big difference in helping with in depth gene studies and creating specialized programs for people diagnosed with the disease.

The Weekend To End Breast Cancer takes place all across Canada. In Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, and $Moonbeam13's hometown of Toronto, where for the last 4 years and soon to be 5, she has participated in the 60k walk. That?s 37.28 miles to you Americans.
To participate in the walk, each person must raise $2000 to qualify and that is no easy task in and of itself. As of right now she has raised about 2600 dollars but we think she can do much better than that with the help of a community of 5 million strong!

This year the event takes place September 8th and 9th, so time to help is limited.

So how can can you help? Read on!


Well, you can add these stamps to your journal with a link back to this article for starters.

:star:How Do I Donate? Donations are the most important thing you can do here, so to sponsor $Moonbeam13 directly go to this link and follow the simple instructions there! Make sure to leave your deviantART name so she knows who to thank, unless you prefer to remain anonymous of course.

Alternately you can donate direct to the organization here.

Other Ways To Show Support Dye your hair pink, wear something pink or do a piece of art in pink and upload it to your gallery and link back here so we can spread the word to as many people as possible!

:star: And feel free to come join us Saturday September 8th at noon PST on dAmn in #FightLikeaGirl for games and events of a pinktastic nature!

( To check your local time please refer to The World Clock )


Also, if you are in the Toronto area and wish to cheer the walkers on in person you can check out this this flyer here for a list of the Cheering Stations!

So, now it is up to you to go out there and help support your mothers, sisters, aunts, grandmothers, nieces and girlfriends in the best way possible!

General Information
Women agonize... over cancer; we take as a personal threat the lump in every friend's breast.  ~Martha Weinman Lear

Breast Cancer Awareness by Karma021Breast Cancer Awareness by The-ZHope by marziiporn:thumb52514133:
Breast Cancer by KissaotusBreast Cancer by GuguneThere is Nothing Left to Take by WickedBehavior
Hope by NashyaFighter by NashyaBreast Friends by alexisrose:thumb44995447:
Breast Cancer Reserch by Phoenix-Lord:thumb41719882:breast cancer awareness angel by Mrcappy
Hope by jupiternwndrlnd"One in Eight Women" by ceb364pink ribbon by auweefashionista28:thumb45768653:
Protection Angel Breast Caner by wendykathleenDream in Pink by oibyrdBreast Cancer Awareness Month by PimpcessTynaPink Ribbon by vixelyn
As One by YamiSnufflesNo Time for Subtlety by hjungleCancer Ribbon with Eyes by AltairKaosuBreast Cancer Awareness by jenepooh
:thumb9199853: A Battle for Life              I stepped out of that cursed clinic in a daze, too distracted by the doctor's news to think.  I was stuck on auto pilot.  I don't even remember making my way to the car.  
               I stuck the key into the ignition but didn't turn it.  The shock began to fade as realization sunk in.  My eyes filled to the brim with tears as my heart filled with a sharp penetrating sorrow.  My head and hands rested on the steering wheel in defeat, then anger took over.  
               I lifted my head toward the heavens and shouted, "How could you do this to me?"  My voice became stronger and more defiant with every syllable I uttered.  "How could you be so cruel?  I go to church, I obey the law, and yet I  am the one punished while murderers and rapist roam free.  Why?  WHY WON'T YOU LET ME LIVE IN PEACE?"  I allowed my head to fall back onto the steering wheel and I sobbed.  
               Eventually I gathered myself enough to form coherent thoughts.  My head flooded with questi
I Miss You Grandma by fightingtheundertow
Holding My Head Up High by stargazer84:thumb30877916: Half FlatI\'d rather be half flat with a few puckered bits
Bald with scars for all to see
Than hide my soul behind prossies and under wigs.
Or die because I couldn\'t bare to lose a breast.

Breast Cancer by LowGloBreast Cancer Knotwork by elegaercancer wings by zelo75H O P E by podoboo
Deviants for the Cure by lyastriLeap of Faith by ImaginedMoments
In honor of the Weekend to End Breast Cancer that Moonbeam13 runs in every year, jeriweaver, Comics & Cartoons GD, and I, Ring Master, are holding a short 1 week challenge!

Objective


Create an image that imaginativly and creativly incorporates a pink Ribbon.
Your image doesn't have to be created specifically for the contest but it has to follow the rules and Guidlines of the contest.
All forms of visual art are welcome and the ribbon doesnt have to be in the loop logo format but it should be identifiable as a Breast cancer support image if it's not. Other than that it's 100% up to you what to do. The more creative the better!

Details



Deadline: Friday September 7th

Rules
1. Must conform to DeviantARTs TOS and Policies for Submission
2. Must comply to specifics of the objective.

How to Enter
Submit your work to your gallery in the most appropriate category and send a note to our local Ring Master PurpelBlur with a link or thumb to your entry.

Prizes


Two (2) one year subcriptions will be given out.
One to jeriweaver's pick and one to PurpelBlur's pick!

To see entries received thus far visit my WTEBC Challenge journal.
Danie's Day - The $1000 Challenge
Support Moonbeam13 by RockGirl1582Support Moonbeam13 by RockGirl1582Support Moonbeam13 by RockGirl1582

added Paypal payments to the Fund raiser

As some of you may know, Danie aka Moonbeam13 the Artists Relations Director will be taking part in the Weekend to End Breast Cancer. This marks her 5th year participating in this event and day zero is quickly approaching.
Gothic Cheer by superkev
Danie has worked tirelessly, with her team and the dA administrators, to make dA what it is today. Well now it is our turn to give something back to her! :) For the last couple of weeks we have been plotting and planning behind her back and the dA world is changing.
Satisfy Me by superkev

lolly started the ball rolling with this News article by lolly

dA is going PINK! Journals will be PINK, some Daily Deviations will be PINK, even the Gallery directors will be turning PINK :)
Pink - devID by Photosbykev
All of the dA staff and gallery directors and other deviants are hoping to blow Danie away by massively increasing the amount of sponsorship she has received so far.

How can I help I hear EVERYONE ask?
  • For those wishing to make a direct Donation you can do so by going directly to Danie's Donation site.
  • Moonbeam13 also has a PAYPAL account set up purely for use with this charity. If you would like to donate this way the Paypal account address is mohitoman@gmail.com :)
  • You can copy the Fund Raising Stamp into a journal of your own and spread the word to your watchers
  • Support Moonbeam13 by RockGirl1582Support Moonbeam13 by RockGirl1582Support Moonbeam13 by RockGirl1582


:) The Challenge - this is the FUN bit, for me :)
Pink - devID by Photosbykev
How you can help me donate $1000 to the Fund raiser


Just copy the stamp used for this Fund raising into your journals or add a link to this journal (use : thumb52382251 : without the spaces) and spread the word far and wide. If your dA friends add the stamp get them to come and comment as well.

If you then go to this journal and add a comment saying you've done it I will donate $1 for every comment I receive (upto a limit of $1,000) 1000 comments = $1000 which should easily be achieved, I hope.

Go on Deviants let's show the world just what 4 MILLION of us could do! It will take you 30 seconds to donate or 30 seconds to copy the stamp and comment.

Is that too much to ask of anyone?

General Information

Moonbeam13's Journal with more info!
About Weekend To End breast Cancer
The Campbell Family
Breast Cancer.Org
The Journal CSS for everyone to use

regards and many thanks

Kev
Gallery Director for
Animals, Plants and Nature
Support Moonbeam13 by RockGirl1582Support Moonbeam13 by RockGirl1582Support Moonbeam13 by RockGirl1582
Stamp - AC Auction by shadowed-light-waves

This is the 6th year that Moonbeam13 will be participating in the 60k Walkathon in "The Weekend to End Breast Cancer."  This year the Walkathon will be on September 5th and her boyfriend theblackmass and mombeam, her mom, are also going to participate. The three of them each need to raise $2000 to qualify, making the total monies they need to be $6000.  The Artisan Crafts gallery is going to have a Silent Auction and Contest in which interested deviants can donate a handcrafted item to this cause.

Donations to the Auction start today, June 20th, and will end on July 20th, to give anyone interested a month to make something, but your entries can be something already in your gallery, if you wish, as they do not need to be something newly made for this Auction/Contest, just move an older deviation into the new contest/auction gallery.  Starting today, all crafts entries should be submitted to "Contests & Projects -> Events - > Charitable Events -> 2008 -> Artisan Crafts Silent Auction."

Silent bidding on the Auction deviations will start on July 21 and will continue until August 17. Bidders can note Moonbeam13 with the subject title "Auction bid" and the body of your note needs to include a link or thumb to the deviation and your bid amount. At the end of the auction bidding (August 17), the winning bidders will send their money to Danie's PayPal account. On receipt of the money, Danie will then in turn send a note to the donor giving them the go-ahead to send the crafts item to the winning bidder.

If a donor wants to offer a "buy it now" price or wants to place a reserve price on their donation, the deviation will be taken down from the Auction/Contest gallery if it's bought at the "buy it now" price or if it doesn't reach its reserve price.  All bids will start at $5 unless you feel your crafts item is of a high enough value that bids of $10 would be more appropriate.  Or, you can have bids of $2.50 if you think that would be more appropriate, depending on the value you place on your crafts item.  Place the bid amount of $5 on your deviation, unless you feel $10 or $2.50 would be more appropriate as explained above (use your best judgement here).  If you wish to set a reserve price, indicate this in a note to Moonbeam13 along with a link or thumb to your deviation.  The reserve price will be known only to you and to Moonbeam13 and will not show on your deviation.  If you'd like to have a "buy it now" feature on your crafts item, do place that amount on your deviation.

All members of deviantArt are welcome to participate, but your Auction donation must be in an Artisan Crafts related medium, such as clothing or costumes, jewelry, woodwork, culinary arts items that are appropriate for shipping, metalwork, plushies, custom dolls, sculpture, glass, pottery, quilts, accessories (such as belts, hair ornaments, hats, handbags, dreamcatchers, etc.), weavings, leatherwork, or papercraft! It would be fun, but not required, to use the color pink in your donated deviation.  It should be stressed that entries need to be packed adequately for shipping and shipping costs will be sent via PayPal to the artist directly by the winning bidder.

The Contest will begin when the Auction is closed to bids on August 17, with the winners being those deviants who get the highest accrued amount of monies in winning bids.

First place winner will receive - 1yr subscription & 100 deviantdollars
Second place winner will receive - 6 mos subscription & 50 deviantdollars
Third place winner will receive - 3 mos subscription & 25 deviantdollars


Every positive stride towards defeating breast cancer affects everyone, whether one has it or knows someone who has it. This Auction/Contest is one way for everyone on dA to get involved and join in with Danie to help prevent and eliminate this disease. I have already kicked off the Auction by submitting some donations of my own to the Auction/Contest gallery, so please join in with me and add one or more of your own to "Artisan Crafts Silent Auction" Community Project!

Launch and End dates of submitting to the Auction: June 20 to July 20
Bidding begins on: July 21 and continues until August 17
Launch of Contest: after August 17
Stamp - AC Auction by shadowed-light-waves BreastCancerSupportStamp by Lauraest Stamp - AC Auction by shadowed-light-waves

:heart:  WEEKEND TO END BREAST CANCER  :heart:

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From Moonbeam13's journal dated June 29, "This Silent Auction is obviously dear to my heart as it's in support of the Weekend to End Breast Cancer Walkathon. If myself, mombeam and (the artist formerly known as theblackmass) gimp don't reach $2000 each, we can't walk and that's the best part."

This is the 6th year that Moonbeam13 will be participating in the 60k Walkathon in "The Weekend to End Breast Cancer."  The Artisan Crafts gallery is holding a Silent Auction and has been accepting donations to the Auction gallery since June 20.  The deadline for submitting donations to the Auction gallery has passed and that gallery is now closed, because as of July 21, the bidding began on all donations and will continue until August 17.

Bidders can note Moonbeam13 with the subject title "Auction bid" and the body of your note needs to include a link or thumb to the deviation and your bid amount.  Look on the deviation to see what the starting bid is or ask Moonbeam13 in your note.  She will be keeping track of the bids and will reply to your note to let you know what the next bid amount is.

At the end of the auction bidding (August 17), the winning bidders will send their money to Moonbeam13's PayPal account. On receipt of the money, she will then in turn send a note to the donor giving them the go-ahead to send the item to the winning bidder.  If a donor has a "buy it now" price or a reserve price on their donation, the deviation will be taken down from the Auction gallery if it's bought at the "buy it now" price or if it doesn't reach its reserve price.

The Contest will begin when the Auction is closed to bids on August 17, with the winners being those deviants who get the highest accrued amount of monies in winning bids.

First place winner will receive - 1yr subscription & 100 deviantdollars
Second place winner will receive - 6 mos subscription & 50 deviantdollars
Third place winner will receive - 3 mos subscription & 25 deviantdollars


There are 34 donated items in the  Silent Auction gallery.  We encourage you to check them out and if anything interests you, send your bid in a note to Moonbeam13 as explained above.  Every positive stride towards defeating breast cancer affects everyone, whether one has it or knows someone who has it. This Auction/Contest is one way for everyone on dA to get involved and join in with Danie to help prevent and eliminate this disease!  

Bidding begins on: July 21 and continues until August 17
Launch of Contest: after August 17
View the Donations
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:woohoo::woohoo::woohoo::woohoo::woohoo::woohoo::woohoo::woohoo:

:new: Judging on Race will be first and Generations Second, then Halter normal then Main event!:new:




Okay soo.... Here's the things!

Halter: Normal- what you always see
:bulletgreen: just a head shot of your horse. Background are a plus, but not a NEED...
:bulletgreen: can be slightly sketchy but preferably not! COLORED PLEASE! (doesn't have to be DETAILED just colored!)

Halter: Generations- i want to see bloodlines!
:bulletpink: i want to see blood lines in this one! I want three generations, or if you only have two, maybe some siblings and a related foal, just they have to be related. I want them all to be wearing Pink! a pink pin, a pink halter, just need to see pink! (any questions please note me! title it Mini Contest Question)
:bulletpink: would love to see full body!
:bulletpink: natural and unatural are welcome!


Race: Sprint for the Cure- like normal racing
:bulletblue: this is normal racing, just the horses will be wearing Nykia-Stables issued hot pink saddles. No guy is too tough to wear pink for breast Cancer! The only difference will be the numbers on the blanket (which is pink also)
:bulletblue:the track is dirt with white fences (short)
:bulletblue: both natural and unatural are welcome!


:bulletblack::star:MAIN EVENT:star::bulletblack:

:bulletpink: music that should be used unless you think of another one youtu.be/aFdk6v2zVMY
:bulletblack:This is the main event as it says. This is the one i want to see REAL detail on... I saw this picture fav.me/d2y18nn by :iconeverland-stables: and it strikes such a strong cord in me, that i show it off to everyone i meet when I'm on devArt.
:bulletblack: You horse and rider have three ribbons that are bright pink, you have to make a performance to the music (either the one given, or one you choose *please get approved first*) with either a small story or a longer one, whichever you choose!
:bulletblack: Natural horses unnatural horses, and any hybrid animal that is rideable, are welcome in this!


PRIZES!
Okay so.. i don't have MUCH so here's what i can do!

1st place
:bulletpurple:Halter normal- A full body shot of your horse with blue rossette
:bulletpurple:halter generations- full body shot of each horse, or a combined picture of all three with red white and blue rosettes
:bulletpurple:Race- A full body shot of your horse with a blanket of roses and a large blue rosette (bigger than the halter horse rosette)
:star: main event :star:
Full body shot with background and your choice of accessories!
free gift of choice
a design

2nd
Each devision get's a headshot of thie rhorse with a ribbon and a rose :)
small gift of choice

3rd
each person still gets a head shot with a ribbon (the ribbon will be just a little smaller)

Register with this in note to me! COMMENTS WILL BE IGNORED!


*title it Registration*
Name of Horse:
Link to Reff:
Rider/handler:
Song: *if you need pre-aproval* (i won't be too harsh with it, just like.. no death stuff :D)

I HOPE YALL WILL JOIN!!!! THIS IS OPEN TO BOTH REGISTERED AND NON-REGESTERED STABLES!!!

I hope you will enter!



:star: ENTRIES :star:

:bulletblack: Halter normal :bulletblack:
MiLord De Sa Fray fav.me/d4ggryn *cute little story btw!*
Enchantress fav.me/d4gsa6l *BEAUUUTIFUL eyes BTW!*
Hybrid fav.me/d4gp567 * i have a soft spot in my heart for this awesome stallion :heart:*
Alexander The Great fav.me/d4h8htt *very hansom stallion! I loove him!*
Rambling Investmant (Wyatt) fav.me/d4ikai1 *love the little story rather comforting!*
In A One Man Show fav.me/d4kq79p *i love this lol sooo pretty!! love the ribbon work!!!*
Dane's Isa Fahime fav.me/d4kpaxl *veeery pretty!!! i liekt his one a lot :)*
Winter In Berlin fav.me/d4kpb9q * i am soo flattered that this is her first show :heart:*
Cealous'naj fav.me/d4ifpla *so sorry for forgetting to put this one up, very pretty! cute babeh :heart:*
Sabri Haidar fav.me/d4l9vnk * this is soo purdy!! I still love the ribbon XD*
Fidda-Farasha fav.me/d4ldh5b *very pretty!!! <3*
Jinx the Minx fav.me/d4lnpru *soo pretty! the bow in her tail are a very nice touch!!!*
Jahmyyllah fav.me/d4lncz3 *this is very beautiful!! I am sooo happy to have had Eh enter!!*
Iklil LouLou fav.me/d4lrjoj *wow! what a beautiful little filly! she's going to do something in her show career i can tell you that!*
Azraff Shaheen fav.me/d4lrp5s *what a hansom colt!! he's sooo nice! he's gonna grow up absaluely gooorgus!!*
Elhua Nar fav.me/d4m3zpa *once again your ribbon work is beautiful!!!*
Desert Outlaw fav.me/d4m4hha *he's so amazing! and simple!!!*
Stellar Synthesizer fav.me/d4m2p1n *hehehehe!!! skittles horse!!!*
Artistic Wonder? fav.me/d4maiyx *arabian!!*
Fade To Black fav.me/d4m5rei *this reminds me of my poor neglected frisians.*
Pocketbook fav.me/d4mmp7y *AWAH!!! SO BEAUTIFUL!!!!*
The Lady At The Mascarade fav.me/d4mssz0 * YAY!! a baby!!!*
High And Mighty fav.me/d4n1w3u *very pretty! Can't wait to see the other nine XD*
Ultimate Risk  fav.me/d4mug0g *ooooo hansum stally!!*
Falcon fav.me/d4n49iy *EEE I yuvv this!!
Satins blue moon fav.me/d4mclcg *very pretty howseyy!*
Zips Dime A Day fav.me/d4mk9hl *hehe its so cute!!!*
Piston fav.me/d4mhmph *he's hasummmm*
Saphires Stone fav.me/d4mghjb *cuteyy!*
Morning Glory fav.me/d4n2y7h *wow!!! very beautifull!!!*
Frelsi fav.me/d4n9vj7 *nice job on the halter!! very nice picture!!!*
Vahvuus fav.me/d4n4skm *Awaaaah!! he's sooo cute!!!!
Tenebo Fatih fav.me/d4nlrcl * this is veeery pretty!!!*
El-Jahrousse fav.me/d4l0n5a *remindes me of my stud Shadow!!! very cute!!!*
Assasin's Aspiration fav.me/d4nlnz8 *very pretty gray!!!*
Freddy fav.me/d4phmzz *such and interesting style!*




:bulletgreen:Racing Event:bulletgreen:
Odd Tapper and faith Escapes Featuring Jagger! fav.me/d4iyevh *brownie points for adding my boy^^ :cookie: here's a cookie^^*
Master Of MAyham and Tick Tock Time Bomb fav.me/d4ls12i *this looks god! can't wait to see the second half!*
Silver Surfer fav.me/d4omrtd *I adore this stallion!!!*
Tennessee Tuxedo fav.me/d4qx8zj *This is so pretty!!*
Alcohol Catastrophe fav.me/d4qwp56 *this is amazing!!!*
Real Men Wear Pink *DUO* fav.me/d4quybj *I yike dis :D*
Freddy fav.me/d4r3apm *This will be fun to judge!*



:bulletpink: Generations :bulletpink:
The Roan Generation fav.me/d4i4esj *this is just adorable! I am so glad you entered!!!*
Warriors in pink fav.me/d4lqh83 * i looove that you used the promotion add name!! nice touch! brownie points!!!*
Sienna, Wyatt, Pilot fav.me/d4qjzro *Awahhhh i have always love these threee!!!*
Foals In Mohawks fav.me/d4qftm4 *BABEHHS!!!*
Fight The Fight fav.me/d4mq6dg *this is the biggest one yet! wow!*
Kruegers fav.me/d4pmujt *So cute^^*


:bulletblue: Main Event :bulletblue:
Mal Aran and Malibu Cream fav.me/d4hsjiw *yay!! an entry!!!!! made my day darlinn!!!*
Fancied Flyer fav.me/d4lhqee * very beautiful! I am so happy to see a main event!! :heart:*
Tullstorp Ambassadors Progeny fav.me/d4mmo4f *this is beautiful!!!*
Saphires stone fav.me/d4mku9z *nice picture!!!*
Sammy fav.me/d4ne77w *very cute! and very cool!*
Ayrintili Queen fav.me/d4qkhbe *this is a good contender!*
Freddy fav.me/d4raldh *this is very cool!*
Hawk And Rhapsody fav.me/d4r8ct5 *I love the wings and the ribbon work!*




~Nykialend~

Help My Mother Fight Breast Cancer

Journal Entry: Mon Jan 14, 2013, 10:02 AM
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Ways you can help:


:heart: Contribute ANY amount (please see my campaign page igg.me/p/292661/x/1877140)
:heart: Share, read, subscribe ($2.99 per month), or follow my comic weekly for free on Manga Magazine.net. This would help increase my monthly funding!  (www.mangamagazine.net/authors-…
:heart: Share my campaign page or this journal to others who might be able to help.
:heart: Your kind words, encouragement, and prayers.
:heart: Purchase this print: Blossom by zeldacw

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this.  

Without my mother, there wouldn't be an artist named Zelda C. Wang
She is everything to me.  Recently she has been diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer and several other health problems. It's overwhelming and highly stressful for her, yet instead of concerning about her health, she worries about the medical expense more...

My mother raised three kids by herself, but never complained about her stress and workload.  
The artwork depicts my childhood memory of her, always working late into the night to pay the bills and feed the family.  


My mother has always been supportive and proud of me. I am happy being who I am right now and it's because of my mother.  She allowed me to come to this world and allowed me to pursue my dream of becoming an artist.

I will keep doing what I do best with this gift of talent she gave me. I will keep drawing and promoting my works, because I could REALLY use the monthly funding from Manga Magazine now...  If you could help in any way, please do.  Either by contribution or share the page, I'm forever grateful!

Please see my campaign page for more details, I have also prepared some perks such as my original sketch, painting, and art prints... hoping more people would help.

:bulletred: Please see my fundraising page here- igg.me/p/292661/x/1877140

THANK YOU :heart:

Sincerely,
from Zelda C. Wang

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Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. There is a 1 in 8 chance a woman will develop breast cancer.

No known cause of breast cancer has been found. Doctors do know that bumping, bruising, or touching the breast is not a cause. Risk factors have emerged including: Gender- Men can get breast cancer with over one thousand new cases each year; Age- Risk increases with age; Personal/Family History- Risk is higher if a woman or her mother, sister, daughter had breast cancer in the past but a woman with no history at all can develop breast cancer.

Many factors can lead to breast cancer and many of which are still unknown or confirmed. So, the best way to reduce chance of death from breast cancer is to have regular screening. Women over 40 should have a mammogram every 1 or 2 years. It is recommended that women perform a breast self-exam each month to check for any changes.

If you have any Literary or Visual works to support Breast Cancer Awareness, you are welcome to submit them to Community Projects > Awareness > 2009 > Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness by saralyssan Breast Cancer Awareness by elicoronel16 Hope by marziiporn
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Have you touched your breasts today?

Moonbeam13, or Danie as she is often known, is an unquestioned pillar of this community.  Got a concern?  She's happy to answer it.  Got a suggestion?  She's always willing to hear it.  Want to meet someone who is the epitome of ' passion'?  Bam, you've found her. :bucktooth:

One of the many things Danie is passionate about is ending cancer.  And this year, as she's done previously, she is attending the Weekend To End Breast Cancer.  She, along with her mum, mombeam, her fiancee, theblackmass and thousands others will walk in an effort to raise awareness of, and one day end, breast cancer.

Last year, the team at HQ got together and together with your help, we turned the community (and fella) a delightful shade of pink. :aww:  You guys really proved yourselves, donating money, raising awareness in your journals and generally promoting the event to death.

This year, I'm asking for your help again.  Danie and her fiancee still have a fair way to go before they reach their target, and if they don't meet it, they will be unable to walk.  So here's some things you can do to help these spritzy people out:

Donate



:bulletpurple: Donate to Danie</b>

:bulletpurple:
Donate to Rob</b>

:bulletpurple:
Donate to Danie's mom

Bid at the silent auction! Details here

Raise Awareness



Put these stamps in your journal (don't have a sub? Give them a +fav!)

:thumb63673411:  :thumb63673500:  BreastCancerSupportStamp by Lauraest

Write a journal, fav this news article, send an e-mail round to your friends.  Let anyone and everyone know what the weekend to end breast cancer is all about.

Go pink!



Dye your hair, wear a pink t-shirt, paint your house, pink-ify your CSS and generally bask in the glory that is the greatest ever colour! ;)

And finally, touch yourself; the earlier cancer is detected, the more likely you are to recover from it.

:heart: