[image-1] It’s the time of year when it’s perfectly acceptable to drink hot chocolate and lemonade in the same day, oyster roasts start popping up more frequently, and NFL players sport pink gloves, shoes, and socks, which can only mean one thing. It’s breast cancer awareness month. Help raise money for the cause with the following deals and events.

Shem Creek Bar & Grill created a special pink “Tata Tini” for October, with a $1 from each drink going towards breast cancer research. Add a dessert and Shem Creek will donate another dollar.

Slightly North of Broad, High Cotton Charleston, and Old Village Post House will be donating a dollar from every glass of sparkling rosé sold during October to the Hollings Cancer Center for breast cancer research.

Treat yourself to a sweet treat and help raise money for Susan G. Komen Lowcountry. Cupcake will donate $1 from every special pink cupcake sold.

Roper St. Francis will be having a Breast Health Symposium on Oct. 9 with panel discussions from breast cancer experts, vendor exhibits, and dinner.

Thursdays are already a great reason to party, but you can party for a cause on Thurs. Oct. 11. Good thing there’s the Pink Party happening at Blind Tiger with live music, DJs, a light show, and drink specials to help with that. Donations and a portion of the proceeds will help fund local breast cancer research.

Get fancy with Water’s Edge Family and Cosmetic Dentistry’s Pink Tie Gala, who are looking to raise over $20,000 for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Enjoy an open bar, buffet, live music, and silent auction on Oct. 11.

Wacoal lingerie fit specialists take over Dillard’s for a personal bra fitting on Oct. 11. Wacoal will donate $2 for every participant and $2 from every Wacoal bra, shapewear, and b.tempt’d bra purchase to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Bring your adult beverages on to Center Street for the Follypalooza Cancer Benefit and Street Fair. Food trucks, jump castles, carnival games, and a dunk tank make for a fun Saturday (Oct. 12) while raising money for local cancer patients.

Over 5,000 people are already registered for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Family Circle Cup. Run or walk the 5K on Oct. 19, and 75 percent of the money raised will go to support breast health services in the Lowcountry.

What’s better than a pub crawl? A pub crawl with a purpose.On Sun. Oct. 13,  Rockers 4 Knockers will serenade you with music while you drink your way through Shem Creek, and then donate the proceeds to raise breast cancer awareness.

Hosting a fundraiser or event to raise money for breast cancer research? Email us at calendar@charlestoncitypaper.com, and we’ll add it to the list.

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