Every “Sail” of a Pink Ribbon Cure Bag from Sea Bags Funds Research

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Fashion for a Cure. Sea Bags is launching its 2010 Cure Campaign with their custom Pink Ribbon Bags, all made from recycled sails, to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month and raise money for cancer research.

Sea Bags' Cure Bags for 2010

With both of our families touched by cancer, my business partner, Hannah, and I wanted to do something to make a difference.

Sea Bags, a leader in sustainable practices, launches its fourth annual Cure Campaign with their custom Pink Ribbon bag, made from recycled sails, presently only available from October 1st to December 31, 2010 to raise money for cancer research.

To do its part and honor Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, Sea Bags will donate 50 percent of the proceeds from the sales of its small, medium and large Pink Ribbon bags, all made from recycled sails.

“We are proud to have raised over $48,000 in funds over the past three years from this campaign for cancer research. It is great to see how quickly our custom bags sell out. We’ve attracted buyers from across the globe to help the cause,” said Sea Bags Co-Owner and President Beth Shissler. “With both of our families touched by cancer, my business partner, Hannah, and I wanted to do something to make a difference.”

Funds raised from “sails” benefit the Maine Cancer Foundation, http://www.mainecancer.org and assist the organization in achieving its mission of funding cancer research, education and patient support programs.

Pricing and Availability
These fashionable and highly sought after Pink Ribbon bags are available for sale from 10/1/2010 to 12/31/2010 and can be found at http://www.seabags.com. They retail for small ($100), medium ($125), large ($150). Supplies are limited. Wait lists are available.

About Sea Bags™
Sailed around the World, Recycled in Maine— Founded in 1999 and located on the working waterfront in Portland, Maine; Sea Bags™ specializes in the design and manufacture of hand crafted bags from recycled sails. Water resistant and robust, these resilient bags are stylish, functional and sustainable. Hand sewn in Maine and made exclusively from old sails, Sea Bags are enjoyed globally by professional and recreational boaters alike, fashionistas, corporations and beachgoers. For more information, go to http://www.seabags.com. Join Sea Bags on Facebook. Follow Sea Bags on Twitter: @SeaBagsMaine

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