Tag Archives: Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer

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 […]

Follow the pink pathway

Each spring, we take to the streets of our hometown and Turn the Town Pink to show our support for the fight against breast cancer. Rain couldn’t stop our dedicated crowd of volunteers, who put up symbols of hope, one by one, until our pink ribbon pathway was complete. Breast cancer survivor Victoria shared a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Colorful Day, Chicago

Thursday, October 13, wasn’t a particularly sunny day in the aptly named “Windy City” of Chicago. In fact, it was rainy, gray, and by definition, downright dreary. But, as luck would have it, Vera Bradley and an intimate group of approximately 400 of our most-loyal fans came prepared to descend upon the bustling metropolis to […]

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 […]