RSPCA – Set A Sister Free
RSPCA Australia and four of Australia’s most prominent female personalities have teamed up to help Set a Sister Free.
The new campaign, with the help of Michelle Bridges, Laura Csortan, Magdalena Roze and Dr Katrina Warren, is aimed at creating awareness about the 11 million hens still in cages in Australia.
You can join our hen heroes and make a difference to hen welfare by checking your labels, checking your menus and ensuring all the eggs and products you buy are cage free.
CANCER COUNCIL – Girls Night In
PINK HOPE – Bright Pink Lipstick Day
Bright Pink Lipstick Day 2013 was held on Friday 20th September. The day was a huge success with thousands of women and surprisingly quite a lot of men getting involved by putting on some bright pink lippie to raise awareness for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and raising $120,000 for Pink Hope. This fantastic result meant Pink Hope reached the goal of being able to employ an online Genetic Counsellor. This position will change the lives of high-risk women and families around Australia, as well as encouraging all families to investigate their family health history.
The Bright Pink Lipstick Day hashtags trended on social media all day making Bright Pink Lipstick Day amongst the top 10 most talked about topics in the world!
Former Miss Australia-turned-TV-presenter and media personality, Laura Csortan, 36, will be donning the ‘brightest, most obnoxious shade of lippie’ she can find to support Pink Hope, to raise awareness of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Laura chats to SheSaid about why she’ll be supporting Bright Pink Lipstick Day, her new role as Sydney Racing Ambassador for Australian Turf Club and she shares some of her beauty and style secrets.
Why are you supporting Bright Pink Lipstick Day?
Bright Pink Lipstick Day is a fantastic initiative to get your girlfriends together and have a bit of fun wearing your bright lippie to highlight an issue – hereditary cancer. It is at the forefront of our friends, family and society in general.
The Pink Pony Campaign is a global initiative launched by Mr. Lauren following the loss of his dear friend, former editor of the Washington Post, Nina Hyde, to breast cancer. Mr. Lauren’s vision was and continues to be reducing disparities in cancer care. His aim is to increase the opportunity for prevention, screening and treatment of breast cancer in poor and medically under-served communities. Ralph Lauren states that “Breast Cancer is not just a woman’s issue – it affects all of us, the brothers, husbands, fathers, children and friends. Pink Pony is our effort in the fight against cancer”.
In Australia, funds raised at the Pink Pony Walk as well as 20 per cent from sales of the iconic Pink Pony product in Ralph Lauren stores support the vital work of Cancer Australia. This yearly donation helps to fund the Australian Rural Nurse Scholarships and Community Seeding Grants that train rural nurses in breast cancer patient care, and facilitates community-based programmes for breast cancer patients. To date, Pink Pony Australia has raised more than $740,000, of which every cent has stayed in Australia to help support local nurses and communities across the country.