Tag Archives: breast cancer

2014 Vera Bradley Classic

The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic is the largest women’s amateur golf and tennis charity event in the nation. Over the past four days, more than 600 participants (from 16 different states!) and 300 volunteers came together to show their athleticism, their style and most importantly, their commitment to finding a cure for […]

A record-breaking (20th) year for the Classic

As play at the tennis portion of the 20th annual Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic Women’s Golf and Tennis Tournament was well underway indoors, Mother Nature was serving up a mighty downpour for Fort Wayne. In fact, just 48 hours before our golfers were scheduled to hit the links, parts of the course […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tending to the task at hand

Heidi Floyd is the Development Ambassador for the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer, Vera Bradley’s philanthropic endeavor dedicated to funding The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Research Laboratories at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Below she shares her recent trip to Atlanta for a meeting of […]

One day; $150,000 for a cure

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Vera Bradley hosted its second-annual Foundation Day, October 9. This is a day where fans can contribute to finding a cure by doing what they already love to do … shopping! Along with a percentage of the day’s net proceeds, playful Foundation Shopper Totes in Twirly Birds Pink also added to […]

Birds to help battle breast cancer

Welcome National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! It’s a big one around Vera Bradley, and in our efforts to help find a cure, we’re introducing Twirly Birds Pink, our ninth official Breast Cancer Awareness color. For every item you buy in Twirly Birds Pink, we donate 10% of the net proceeds to the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. C’mon ladies […]