Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Help VPFW raise awareness, donations, and spirits in the fight against breast cancer. #MammogramsSaveLives

Every October, VPFW promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month and charities that support the fight against breast cancer, spreading the word that #MammogramsSaveLives. And since we’re committed to improving the breast health of all women, we’re also offering a limited number of free mammograms for the uninsured.

Check out all of our Breast Cancer Awareness Month activities below. From donating hats, scarves, and uplifting cards for cancer patients, to walking in the name of awareness, to raising money for Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation, find out all the ways you can participate – and win great prizes!

VPFW Pinkout Group Shot for Breast Cancer Awareness MonthPINKOUT with VPFW and spread awareness that #MammogramsSaveLives

Join VPFW by wearing pink from your head to your pinky toes during Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) to help us spread awareness about breast cancer and remind women that #MammogramsSaveLives. (While you’re at it, post a pic of you in your pink, tag VPFW on Facebook or Instagram, and use hashtag #MammogramsSaveLives to be entered in our pink purse raffle! Learn more below.)

 

VPFW Breast Cancer Awarness Month Pink Purse Gift Basket
VPFW Pink Purse Gift Basket

Pink Purse Raffle: Enter for a Chance to Win Amazing Prizes*

VPFW is proud to support the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation, the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, and Caps for Cancer and Cards for a Cause, an initiative started by VPFW patient Suzie Adams to collect new or homemade hats, scarves and uplifting greeting cards for patients at local cancer treatment centers. Learn how to enter our Pink Purse Raffle to win amazing prizes!

4 Ways to Enter the Pink Purse Raffle:

 

Butler Portraits Fine Art Portraits flyer showing family portraits and $2,000 valueRaffle Prizes: 

  • VPFW pink purse gift basket, including a free oil change at Strosnider Chevrolet!
  • $2,000 Classic Indoor Portrait Experience with Butler Portraits *Anyone who donates $200 or 30 cards/hats/scarves will win this prize !
  • $100 gift certificate for a Dianna M. Waters massage
  • $50 Target gift card from Dabney Orthodontics
  • Swag from Village Concepts Realty Group
  • “Be Happy” Tote from Adams Drafting & Design
  • $25 off gift card to Bark & Sparkle dog wash & grooming salon
*Anyone who donates $200 or a combination of 30 total cards, hats or scarves will win a $2,000 Classic Indoor Portrait Experience with Butler Portraits, including a 15″ Linen Renaissance Portrait!

Where to donate cards, hats and scarves:

Donate homemade or store-bought greeting cards, hats, or scarves (not used) to Caps for Cancer and Cards for a Cause at the following locations through October 30th:

Virginia Physicians for Women
All Locations

Dabney Orthodontics
4904 E. Millridge Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23112

Dabney Orthodontics
304 Browns Hill Court
Midlothian, VA 23114

Dianna M. Waters Certified Massage Therapist
4600 Millridge Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23112

Bark & Sparkle Self Serve Dog Wash and Grooming
12048 Southshore Pointe Road
Midlothian, VA 23112

Adams Drafting & Design LLC
16019 Genito Road
Moseley, VA 23120

Butler Portraits
4600 Mill Ridge Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23112

Strosnider Chevrolet
5200 Oaklawn Blvd
Hopewell, VA 23860

Village Concepts Realty Group
2603 Anderson Hwy
Powhatan, VA 23139

 

Join the VPFW Team for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, Oct. 16-17

VPFW is a proud sponsor of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk again this year. The walk takes place at Deep Run Park, 9am-6pm on Saturday, October 16 (walk with us at 9am!) and in-person on Sunday, October 17 from 12pm-3pm (stop by our table!). Join our team, walk with us, and/or help us raise money to support this important cause that is so near to our hearts.

VPFW will be walking as a team at 9am on Saturday, Oct. 16th (come join us!), and we will be manning a table during the in-person walk from 12-3pm on Sunday, Oct. 17th (come say hi!).

Join the VPFW Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team >

 

Free Mammograms for Uninsured Women during October (Spots Limited)

VPFW supports breast health for all women. During Breast Cancer Month (October), we are offering a limited number of free mammograms for women who are uninsured at our St. Francis, West Creek, and Prince George locations. Spots are limited, so please call us to schedule today!

If you are uninsured, call 804-897-2100 to check availability and schedule a free mammogram in October.

 

Breast Cancer Patients Get 15% off Initial ThermiVa treatments during October

Any patients who are survivors of breast cancer and would like to try ThermiVa vaginal rejuvenation will receive 15% off their initial treatment (3 sessions) if they schedule and pay for their initial 3 treatments in full during the month of October.

If you are a breast cancer survivor, call 804-897-2100 to schedule your initial  ThermiVa treatment and get 15% off when paying in full in October.

 

Woman in pink wearing mask giving another woman in pink gown a mammogram at a mammogram machineSchedule Your Annual Mammogram

Don’t forget to schedule your annual screening mammogram at our new Koger Center office (opening Oct. 25!), St. Francis, West Creek, or Prince George locations. October is a popular month for mammograms, so you may need to schedule further out. It’s a great time to remind the important women in your life that #MammogramsSaveLives.

To schedule your annual mammogram, call us at 804-897-2100 or set an appointment online.