Tommie Copper Launches Their Purchase in Pink Initiative to Benefit the Young Survival Coalition and Raise Awareness and Funding for Breast Cancer Research

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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Tommie Copper will be donating $1.00 for every pink product sold during the month of October to benefit the Young Survival Coalition.

Tommie Copper employees dressed in pink outside of the Tommie Copper retail store

Tommie Copper founder, Tom Kallish, along with some of his staff, showing their support and pink products outside the Tommie Copper offices in Mt. Kisco, NY.

Tommie Copper’s mission is to empower people to lead positive lives. The Young Survival Coalition is doing this every day.

Tommie Copper, the originator of copper-infused compression and performance apparel, will be raising awareness and money for the Young Survival Coalition (YSC), the premier global organization dedicated to the unique issues facing young women diagnosed with breast cancer. For the entire month of October, Tommie Copper will be donating $1.00 for every pink product sold on http://www.tommiecopper.com.

The Young Survival Coalition was founded in 1998 by three women diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 35. It was through their shared experience of being young and having cancer that they set out to raise awareness and become a resource for younger women battling breast cancer. Fifteen years later, they are working as hard as ever to advocate for more research about breast cancer in young women. They continue to educate young women about the importance of breast self-awareness, while also providing a community of support for young women and their loved ones.

Tommie Copper’s founder, Tom Kallish, is excited to see how the YSC is making meaningful changes in people’s lives. “Tommie Copper’s mission is to empower people to lead positive lives." Mr. Kallish added, "The Young Survival Coalition is doing this every day by providing younger women, a group that might not be aware of the importance of breast health awareness, the knowledge they need along with a community of support consisting of young women just like them.”

Tommie Copper apparel is designed to provide relief from everyday aches and pains, enhance performance and provide comfort, ultimately allowing people to lead more fulfilling lives. Go to http://www.tommiecopper.com to show your support by purchasing in pink. Visit the Tommie Copper blog and Facebook page all month long for content related to breast cancer awareness and cancer prevention. To learn more about the mission of the Young Survival Coalition or to get involved in your community, visit their website at http://www.youngsurvival.org.

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ABOUT TOMMIE COPPER: Tommie Copper is the next evolution in performance apparel. All Tommie Copper products are copper-infused and available in a CompressionFit for relief from aches and pains and a looser ActiveFit for everyday wear. The CompressionFit line includes multiple colored sleeves, shirts, shorts, tights and gloves for all the pain points of the body. The ActiveFit line includes shirts for men and women available online and in the Tommie Copper retail store in Mount Kisco, NY.

ABOUT YSC: Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier international organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer. YSC works with survivors, caregivers and the medical, research, advocacy and legislative communities to increase the quality and quantity of life for women diagnosed with breast cancer ages 40 and under.

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