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Category Archives: Follow the Foundation

Turn the Town Pink 2013

Vera Bradley employees, Emily and Renee, help Turn the Town Pink. Last Friday, our city slowly but surely turned a hopeful shade of pink, as more than 11,000 ribbons were tied to businesses, homes and government buildings around Fort Wayne, Indiana. For 15 years these rosy ribbons have been a symbol of The Vera Bradley Foundation for […]

Twenty years of the Classic

In June, we will proudly celebrate 20 years of the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic Women’s Golf and Tennis Tournament. We asked Executive Director of the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Catherine Hill to reflect on how far this amazing fund-raising event has come and what we can expect in 2013. Then […]

Ribbons hits the road

Each year, generous volunteers handcraft a one-of-a-kind quilt for the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. Created by an incredibly talented duo, Jennie Blume and Paula Reuille, the 2013 offering is a beautiful representation of our ongoing commitment to the cause, fashioned after Ribbons. The Foundation’s Ribbons Quilt will be on tour in Vera Bradley Stores across […]

Table Talk: Foundation

While the cause is close to our hearts throughout the year, October is officially National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With this in mind, we invited five of the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer’s finest team members to bring their favorite Breast Cancer Awareness color to the table for a bit of breakfast and a […]

A gathering of girlfriends

We’re simply blushing over the success of the ninth annual Viva la Pink (formerly Tickled Pink). Held for the first time at our new Design Center, September 29 was an evening for ladies to gather together in the name of fun, advocacy and support for breast cancer research. In addition to delicious offerings from local […]

Welcome Ribbons!

The wait for our new Breast Cancer Awareness color* is over. Ribbons arrives today, online and in stores! These friendly, happy, hopeful buds signify a renewed dedication to the cause, and rejuvenated hope for the future. What’s a launch without a giveaway, right? If you’re reveling in Ribbons, tell us why and we’ll select five […]

2012 Vera Bradley Classic

Over the past week, 1,000 people – players, volunteers and supporters – gathered to show their athleticism, their style and, most importantly, their commitment to finding a cure for breast cancer at the 2012 Vera Bradley Classic. Women from 11 states came to Fort Wayne to participate in the 4-day golf and tennis tournament, one […]

Turn the Town Pink 2012

Each spring, as the Indiana foliage returns to a lush shade of green, volunteers and the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer take to local neighborhoods, parks and businesses to Turn the Town Pink. Handcrafted ribbons – each bearing the name of someone who has endured a battle against breast cancer – are carefully attached […]

The color of the cause

Friday night was Girls’ Night Out at the 8th annual Tickled Pink event, hosted by the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. A silent auction, phenomenal food and wine provided by local vendors and a sensational set by singer Charity Vance made for a memorable evening of camaraderie for a cause that touches so many. The […]