Wear it Pink Day - 24 October

Breast Cancer Campaign logo with a pink jigsaw piece at the top corner of photo of smiling children

Wear it Pink Day is the Breast Cancer Campaign's biggest fundraising event.

The aim of the day is to wear something pink and donate £2 to Breast Cancer Campaign. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people take part, raising millions of pounds for the fight against breast cancer.

Resources

Wear it pink

Information from the Breast Cancer Campaign about organising an event for the day where participants wear something pink and donate £2 to Breast Cancer Campaign.

Keep yourself healthy: a guide to examining your breasts
This illustrated booklet is designed for people with learning disabilities, advising on regular breast checks for early signs of cancer. It also gives tips on staying healthy which can help prevent breast cancer.
Maggie's Centres

Information on the Marks on the Landscape website about the philosophy of the Maggie's Centres, established by Maggie Keswick who later died of cancer, and the contribution of her husband, Charles Jencks, to the Centres' inspirational and sympathetic architecture.

Seasons for Growth

Seasons for Growth is an education programme that gives young people and adults the opportunity to learn that change, loss and grief are normal and valuable parts of life. The programme provides participants with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to understand and manage their individual experiences.

Winston's Wish - supporting bereaved children

Winston's Wish has provided advice for parents and carers, school staff and other professionals dealing with bereaved children and young people. The guides can be downloaded as Word documents from the site.

Resource calendar

Links to resources to support learning related to celebrations, awareness days and action weeks throughout the year.