Tag Archives: Vera Bradley Foundation

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]