We all know someone affected by breast cancer. 16 years ago, a close friend of mine lost her life to the disease at the age of 33. That is just one of the reasons Pampered Chef’s Help Whip Cancer campaign is so personal to me.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Since 2007, breast cancer death rates have remained steady in women younger than 50, but have decreased in older women. The American Cancer Society believes this decrease is the result of early detection and increased awareness, as well as better treatments. Pampered Chef began its Help Whip Cancer campaign in May 2000 to raise funds to assist the American Cancer Society with breast cancer education and early detection programs. To increase our impact, we added our October campaign in 2008. Since the beginning of our Help Whip Cancer campaign, Pampered Chef consultants and customers have contributed more than $12 million to aid the American Cancer Society’s fight against breast cancer. More than 3.1 million breast cancer survivors are celebrating another birthday this year!
How can you help? First, you can host a Help Whip Cancer Fund-Raiser! Up to 25% of the total sales will be contributed to the American Cancer Society for their breast cancer education and early detection programs. You and your friends can shop, try a delicious recipe, and make a big impact in the fight against breast cancer. I’m available for live parties if you’re local to me in PA or we can do a virtual event via Social Media. Simply comment here on this blog post and we’ll set it up!
Second, you can purchase our exclusive PINK products. These are specific products to help raise breast cancer awareness. For every Help Whip Cancer product purchased during May, Pampered Chef will contribute $1 to the American Cancer Society for breast cancer education and early detection programs. These limited-edition kitchen tools are the perfect addition to your kitchen so that you can to enrich lives; one meal and one memory at a time.
This year, our featured products are:
- Pink & White Twixit! Clips #100007 $6.50 – Twixit! Clips provide a sure seal for all types of bags and are safe to use in a freezer, microwave or on “boil in” bags. The set of 10 includes two giant, four large and four small in pink and white. And they are Dishwasher-safe!
- 2-cup Prep Bowl Set #1742 $16.50 – Store prepared ingredients, melt butter in the microwave, make mini cakes, store leftovers and more! These tempered glass bowls measure 1 cup to the rim. The set of two are dishwasher-, freezer-, microwave- and oven-safe to 350°F; lids are dishwasher-safe.
- Pink Whipped Cream Maker #1797 $25.00 – Ditch the store-bought toppings and make your own with the Whipped Cream Maker. With just three ingredients and 30 seconds, you can make your own flavored toppings for pie, sundaes, cakes, waffles, other baked goods, coffee, and hot cocoa. You can also make fresh, homemade butter and super-fluffy scrambled eggs. It has a 1-cup capacity to fill line that makes 2 cups of whipped cream. The pumping lid locks in place, the nonskid silicone base doubles as a storage lid and it’s dishwasher-safe. Click here to see it in action!
- Mini Skinny Scraper #1704 $7.50 – The Mini Skinny Scraper is ideal for mixing ingredients in small bowls, and scraping food from jars and cans. It can also be used for mixing, stirring, scraping and transferring small amounts of food. The thin head and pointed end help you get into corners and hug the sides of rounded bowls.Measuring 7¾”, the Heavy-duty silicone head is fused to the nylon handle for strength and durability. It won’t come apart, split, stain, burn, melt or crack and the it is heat-resistant to 450°F. And it’s dishwasher-safe!
To purchase any of these products and support our campaign, click here! Plus, there are additional pink products in our outlet!