Embracing Pinktober: Breast Cancer Awareness Events For 2023
"October, or 'Pinktober,' honors breast cancer survivors globally, fostering awareness about early signs, screening, donations, and ways to support. Here are UAE Pinktober activities.
ADCB Pink Run
The 12th ADCB Pink Run will occur on October 21 at 6:30 am in Zayed Sports City, Al Rawdah. Teaming up with Danat Al Emarat Hospital, proceeds from the event will support the Al Jalila Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness. Participants get a t-shirt and medal.
Habtoor Grand Resort
Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, supports Pinktober with pink-themed dishes, donating 10% to Al Jalila Foundation. Acacia serves pink macaroons for Dhs195 per couple during afternoon tea. Sauce offers a Dhs95 special burger with a pink brioche bun, while the London Underground-themed sports bar hosts a Pinktober brunch on October 21.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ladurée is offering a 'Pink Afternoon Tea for Two' at Dhs204, featuring homemade brioche buns, rose macarons, chef's special petit fours, macarons of choice, and hot beverages—all in delightful pink hues.
Liht Organics is hosting an educational masterclass on makeup's cancer-causing chemicals and clean beauty options. Attendees receive free breast cancer screenings and consultations with Zulekha Hospital in October and November. The sessions will be at Faces Middle East in Dubai Hills Mall, Mall of the Emirates, and Yas Mall on October 7, 13, and 27, respectively, from 2 pm to 3 pm.
Pepe’s Piri Piri
Pepe's Piri Piri goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, offering a 15% discount to customers wearing pink throughout the month.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Rosewood Hotel on Al Maryah Island is going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. They're transforming their Majlis Lobby Lounge for the 'Pink Afternoon Tea Experience,' offering pink treats with local flair. The hotel also provides a 50% discount to women and free massages for breast cancer survivors at Sense, the Rosewood Spa, which eatures a pink-themed relaxation room with educational materials. The 'Pink Afternoon Tea Experience' runs all October, with spa treatments requiring advance booking.
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St. Regis Downtown
St. Regis Downtown is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a variety of pink offerings. Hayal and BASTA! restaurants host a daily "pink hour" from 5pm to 7pm in October, featuring the "Paint it Pink" cocktail, with Dhs5 donated to the cause per purchase. They also offer a daily pink-themed afternoon tea, donating Dhs5 for every pink dessert or pastry bought. The St. Regis Downtown's luxury spa complements 90-minute massages with complimentary pink-themed hand, face, or foot masks.