Get Involved: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Get Involved: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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List of Events

Light Up Riehle Plaza

October 2, 2018 | 6 pm | Riehle Plaza

Join us as we officially kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an event to come together in support of all those in treatment, in celebration with survivors, and in honor of those whose lives have been cut short by breast cancer. The evening will feature speakers, as well as a special performance by Y-Dance students.

Ultimate Pink Party

October 5, 2018 | 5 pm – 9:30 pm | Purdue Memorial Union

The Ultimate Pink Party is a fun filled night for women to gather among friends and family to raise funds for the YWCA Women’s Cancer Program. The evening includes a dinner, a spa service, entrance to the vendor room, door prizes, demonstrations, entertainment, dessert extravaganza and silent auction.

The Ultimate Pink Party, organized by Unity Healthcare, is the single largest annual fundraising event benefiting YWCA Greater Lafayette’s Women’s Cancer Program.

For more information, visit

Pump for Pink

October 6, 2018 | 9:30 am | Club Newtone

Club Netwone is hosting their 9th annual Pump for Pink, a special Body Pump class on Saturday, October 6 to benefit our Women’s Cancer Program. This event is open to Club Newtone members and non-members alike, and a cash or check donation gets you in the class. Class space is first come, first serve. So wear your pink and visit Club Newtone’s Pump for Pink event to sweat for a good cause.

For more information, call Club Newtone at 765-447-2400.

ABATE Think Pink Ride

October 7, 2018 | 11 am | Crossroads Motor Sports, 3995 State Road 38 East

ABATE of Indiana: Region 4 is hosting their 11th annual Think Pink Ride to benefit YWCA Women’s Cancer Program. Motorcyclists can join the ride for $10 per person, $15 per couple. Sign in starts at 10 am. Ride will begin at noon, and end at VFW, 2660 Duncan Road, Lafayette, IN 47904.
For more information, visit ABATE of Indiana: Region 4

Big Pink Volleyball

October 14, 2018 | 12 pm – 3 pm | Purdue University CoRec

Big Pink Volleyball started on the campus of Western Illinois University in 2002 as a fun way for students to raise money for breast cancer research. Now, over 15 colleges and universities host Big Pink Volleyball to raise funds for breast cancer services in their communities. Teams play volleyball using a 4-foot wide pink volleyball in a single-elimination tournament. Each team has to have a minimum of 5 players, including the team captain, but no more than 10, and registration is $5 per person.

For more information, email Kayla Reed.

Studio B Zumba Pink Party

October 14, 2018 | 6 pm – 7:30 pm | St. James Lutheran School Gymnasium

Studio B is hosting their annual Zumba Pink Party fundraiser benefiting YWCA Women’s Cancer Program. Put on your pink and join Studio B to dance the evening away for a good cause. Cost to participate is a donation of any amount to WCP, with every $5 donation, participants will receive an entry for a prize drawing.

For more information, visit Studio B Zumba Pink Party