Perhaps they are not targeting the funds wisely, but these products and companies at least pledged to donate all the profits from their special Breast Cancer Awareness Month promotions in 2006:
Star Palate Celebrity Cookbook for a Cure (http://www.starpalate.com/) – 100% of the profits will be shared between the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research
LF Stores “Power of Now” T-Shirt (http://www.lfstores.com/) – 100% of net proceeds from sales of the LF “Power of Now” t-shirt will be donated to BCRF.
Philosophy Shower for the Cure Pink Ribbon Shower Gel, 16 oz. (http://www.philosophy.com/) – Philosophy donated 100% of the proceeds from the wash to the Women's Cancer Research Fund.
Design A Cure, an event that paired celebrity designers with prominent clothing labels offered a line of t-shirts on eBay, with 100% of the proceeds donated to the Cedars-Sinai Women's Cancer Research Institute.
Spy Optic (www.spyoptic.com ) donated 100% of the proceeds from the sales of their special goggles to Boarding 4 Breast Cancer education programs.
Cynthia Rowley (http://www.cynthiarowley.com) sold a swimsuit and towel in her New York boutique, of which 100% of proceeds benefited the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Tocca (www.tocca.com) donated 100% of the October proceeds from their "Stella” candles to the Cedars-Sinai Saul & Joyce Brandman Breast Center.
Hudson Bay Company (www.hbc.com) sold a pink breast cancer polo-shirt at all Hbc stores in Canada in October. 100% of net proceeds going back to breast cancer research and support programs.
Price: $24.99 (Canadian)
White House | Black Market (whiteandblack.com) stores sold two special products in October and donated 100% proceeds to Living Beyond Breast Cancer, an umbrella and a key ring.
Price: $44 (umbrella) and $15 (key ring)
Hard Rock International (www.hardrock.com) partnered with breast cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge and offered a special collector’s edition Hard Rock Breast Cancer Awareness Pin. 100% of net profits went to the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation.
Seattle Chocolate Company (http://chickchocolates.com/survivorchick.htm) and 7-Eleven offered “Survivor Chick” candies, a special candy with raspberry-flavored white chocolate covered in dark chocolate. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Athena Partners, a not-for-profit corporation founded by a Seattle-area cancer survivor committed to eliminating women's cancers by advancing research and education.
Boston Market restaurants sold Boston Market® coupon books and donated 100 percent of the proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to help fund research and community outreach programs.