I found myself writing and rewriting, editing and starting again. It’s often impossible to find a way to place into words what exactly it is you’re trying to say, especially when the topic at hand is one you would rather all together avoid. Instead of making it difficult, I have finally settled on the following:
I’ve always been incredibly flattered to have the opportunity to carry Headbands of Hope headbands in the shop, as they’re so much more than a beautiful accessory to complete your favorite outfit; they’re a way to give back to those undergoing an admirable fight with cancer. For each headband sold, one is donated to a child with cancer, and $1 is donated to Childhood Cancer Research. Specifically speaking for M of Hope, headbands are donated to the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital.
As many of you know, October tends to hit close to home. In addition to it being Halloween, one of my favorite holidays, it’s also Breast Cancer and Liver Cancer Awareness Month. Having been inspired by my mom’s battle against breast cancer to open up my boutique, M of Hope, I am always seeking unique ways to help spread the word as to what exactly “awareness” means in each awareness month. You’ll see exactly what I mean by this in posts to come, so stay tuned. Continue reading