Tag Archives: breast cancer research

Be Kind. Be Colorful.

The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer is dedicated to finding a cure, with 87 cents of every dollar donated going directly to breast cancer research. Do you have someone close to the cause? Give their present a purpose. This year, make a donation in their name and seal the gesture with a pretty Pink […]

Passports and Pink Swirls

Every year, on the first Friday of October, The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer hosts Tickled Pink, a gathering of girlfriends in support of breast cancer research. Guests had their model moment on the pink carpet before entering our headquarters, adorned with a rosy palette of tissue pom-poms and oversized Pink Swirls posies. The […]

A gathering of girlfriends

Last Saturday, the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer hosted the tenth annual Viva la Pink, A Gathering of Girlfriends. The memorable evening of sisterhood raised nearly $80,000 for breast cancer research. Guests snacked on amazing fare and beverages from the evening’s sponsors, explored the Vera Bradley Design Center and starred in a catalog photo […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gift baskets and the big game

Perhaps you’ve heard there’s a game to be played this weekend; one that draws not only the finest professional football players and coaches, but also an influx of celebrities, performers and out-of-towners. Perhaps you’ve heard it’s in Indiana’s Capitol. That’s right, our dear metropolis, Indianapolis, located just a few hours south of our headquarters in […]

The 2011 Classic

This year, the Vera Bradley Classic Women’s Tennis and Golf Tournament raised an amazing $945,145 for breast cancer research! We can not thank the participants and all those involved in hosting these events enough for their support and contributions. Friday, June 3 Classic Cocktails on the Court Wildwood Racquet Club Fort Wayne, IN Friday, June […]