October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Every year, more than 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer or about 1 out of 8 women. You can change the statistics by having your breast checked. Remember, early detection saves lives.

In CDO, THRIVE CDO Breast Cancer Awareness Advocacy Group together with Bigby’s Quality Food Corporation, Spruce, and other key stakeholders dedicated the whole month of October in helping spread the awareness of the disease in educating the people about the cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure.


THRIVE CDO Breast Cancer Awareness Advocacy Group has set it’s Pink October 2017 activities in Cagayan de Oro.

  • October 1 – Centrio Mall, Foam and Color Run (produced and organized by Circle Production & Centrio Mall)
  • October 3 – Pink Day and OKtober at DepEd – X
  • October 12 – OKtober at Capitol University
  • October 13 – OKtober at the Provincial Capitol
  • October 15 – Rodelsa Circle (Rotunda) – Pink Zumba
  • October 20 – OKtober at Xavier University Junior High Faculty
  • October 21 – Pink Therapy at One Yoga Wellness Center
  • October 22 – D’Feeting Breast Cancer Pink Run (produced and organized by PSGS)

Mommy Margie Velasquez together with Trisha Tamparong of Spruce

The Pink Ribbon which is the international symbol for breast cancer awareness and the expression of moral support for women with breast cancer.

Pink cupcakes sold per box at Missy Bon Bon

You can show your support for all the strong people who suffer from breast cancer by contributing to good causes and sharing the pink ribbon hope with a friend.


Images credit: Maison de Bonbon and Thrive CDO

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