Shop, and support the cause
If you're in the mood to shop pink, there are special deals for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October:
The Baker St. Pub & Grill at 6333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth has pink cocktails -- Jack's Pink Bull, Rose Rita and the French Kiss -- for $5.75, with a portion of the sales benefiting Breast Cancer Charities of America. Or if you'd rather, you can support the charity by purchasing pink ribbons for $1, $5 or $25. Through Oct. 31.
Brookstone will donate 20 percent of sales on special pink items in October from its more than 300 stores and online to the Breast Cancer Network. Stores are at North East Mall in Hurst, at The Parks at Arlington mall and at D/FW Airport. www.brookstone.com
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Cheryl's cookies is offering Cookies for the Cure, $29.39 for 36, and a Cookies for the Cure Tower of Treats for $32.99. It will donate 10 percent of sales of the items to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. www.cheryls.com
Amazon.com and endless.com are offering "shop for a cause" items, with a portion of sales going to charity. Items include Skecher's Women's Shape Ups Breast Cancer Awareness Walking Shoes, for $109.95, or Cape Clogs Pink Ribbon Wooden Swedish Clogs, for $95.95, at www.endless.com; and a Conair hair dryer for $19.99 or a ceramic hair straightener for $19.99 at www.amazon. com.
Allen Premium Outlets is offering a text-and-shop deal. This month, shoppers can text "PINK" to 90999* to donate $10 to the Komen foundation, and then receive special deals this Saturday and Sunday at the outlet. Shoppers can show the receipt for the donation on their phone to receive a special savings card. On-site donations will also be accepted. www.premiumoutlets.com/allen