Susan G. Komen® - Chicago

Susan G. Komen® - Chicago

General Volunteer Opportunities


  • Administrative - Event Preparations
  • Administrative - Front Desk Support
  • Administrative - General Office Support
  • Administrative - Volunteer Training & Coordination
  • Development - Fundraising
  • Development - Grant Writing/Research
  • Key Chain Project (Groups Only)
  • Komen Ambassador's - Ambassador Trainer
  • Komen Ambassador's - Pink Ambassador
  • Komen Ambassador's - Speaker's Bureau Ambassador
  • Marathon for the Cure - Planning Committee
  • Mission - Community Profile
  • Mission - Grant Reviewer
  • Mission - Public Policy/Advocacy
  • Mission - Survivor Story Teller
  • Race for the Cure - Planning Committee
  • Social Media Virtual Volunteer
  • Special Events

General/Open Activity - Wacoal Fit for the Cure

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Carson's (Edens Plaza in Wilmette)

As one of Komen's national sponsors, Wacoal invites women around the country to "Step into the Ring" and join the fight against breast cancer.  They regularly host "Fit for the Cure" events at department stores where they encourage shoppers to let a Wacoal fit specialist help them determine their true bra size.  For every woman who participates, Wacoal donates $2 to Susan G. Komen!  If the shopper purchases the bra, Wacoal will donate an additional $2 to Komen!  To date Wacoal has donated more than $3.6 million to Susan G. Komen!  

How can volunteers help?
Volunteers who sign up to help will go around the stores passing out flyers to shoppers encouraging them to get a bra fitting. The more fittings, the more money we raise, so outreach is very important!  Volunteers may also help distribute materials about Susan G. Komen and breast health facts.  (Komen Chicago Pink Ambassadors are encouraged to sign-up for this activity so they can share breast self awareness information.) If the volunteer helps out for 4 or more hours we will gratis the volunteer a Wacoal or b.tempt'd bra which will be sent to their home address directly from Wacoal. 

Location:
Carson's @ Eden's Plaza (3200 Lake Ave, Wilmette)

# of Volunteers Needed
2-3 per shift.  Volunteers can sign up to work for more than one shift. 
*If you can only help for partial shift, please email svo@komenchicago.org and see if this is ok.  We may still need you.

Volunteer Requirements
- Volunteers need to be comfortable talking to customers/shoppers.
- Dress code is all black.  Pink accessories are optional and encouraged.
- Recommended to wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking and standing.

10/22/2014 10/22/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Carson's (Orland Square in Orland Park)

As one of Komen's national sponsors, Wacoal invites women around the country to "Step into the Ring" and join the fight against breast cancer.  They regularly host "Fit for the Cure" events at department stores where they encourage shoppers to let a Wacoal fit specialist help them determine their true bra size.  For every woman who participates, Wacoal donates $2 to Susan G. Komen!  If the shopper purchases the bra, Wacoal will donate an additional $2 to Komen!  To date Wacoal has donated more than $3.6 million to Susan G. Komen!  

How can volunteers help?
Volunteers who sign up to help will go around the stores passing out flyers to shoppers encouraging them to get a bra fitting. The more fittings, the more money we raise, so outreach is very important!  Volunteers may also help distribute materials about Susan G. Komen and breast health facts.  (Komen Chicago Pink Ambassadors are encouraged to sign-up for this activity so they can share breast self awareness information.) If the volunteer helps out for 4 or more hours we will gratis the volunteer a Wacoal or b.tempt'd bra which will be sent to their home address directly from Wacoal. 

Location:
Carson's @ Orland Square (4 Orland Square, Orland Park)

# of Volunteers Needed
2-3 per shift.  Volunteers can sign up to work for more than one shift. 
*If you can only help for partial shift, please email svo@komenchicago.org and see if this is ok.  We may still need you.

Volunteer Requirements
- Volunteers need to be comfortable talking to customers/shoppers.
- Dress code is all black.  Pink accessories are optional and encouraged.
- Recommended to wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking and standing.

10/23/2014 10/23/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Carson's (Randhurst in Mt. Prospect)

As one of Komen's national sponsors, Wacoal invites women around the country to "Step into the Ring" and join the fight against breast cancer.  They regularly host "Fit for the Cure" events at department stores where they encourage shoppers to let a Wacoal fit specialist help them determine their true bra size.  For every woman who participates, Wacoal donates $2 to Susan G. Komen!  If the shopper purchases the bra, Wacoal will donate an additional $2 to Komen!  To date Wacoal has donated more than $3.6 million to Susan G. Komen!  

How can volunteers help?
Volunteers who sign up to help will go around the stores passing out flyers to shoppers encouraging them to get a bra fitting. The more fittings, the more money we raise, so outreach is very important!  Volunteers may also help distribute materials about Susan G. Komen and breast health facts.  (Komen Chicago Pink Ambassadors are encouraged to sign-up for this activity so they can share breast self awareness information.) If the volunteer helps out for 4 or more hours we will gratis the volunteer a Wacoal or b.tempt'd bra which will be sent to their home address directly from Wacoal. 

# of Volunteers Needed
2-3 per shift.  Volunteers can sign up to work for more than one shift. 
*If you can only help for partial shift, please email svo@komenchicago.org and see if this is ok.  We may still need you.

Location:
Carson's @ Randhurst (1025 Center Drive, Mount Prospect)

Volunteer Requirements
- Volunteers need to be comfortable talking to customers/shoppers.
- Dress code is all black. Pink accessories is optional and encouraged.
- Recommended to wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking and standing.

10/22/2014 10/22/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Carson's (Yorktown in Lombard)

As one of Komen's national sponsors, Wacoal invites women around the country to "Step into the Ring" and join the fight against breast cancer.  They regularly host "Fit for the Cure" events at department stores where they encourage shoppers to let a Wacoal fit specialist help them determine their true bra size.  For every woman who participates, Wacoal donates $2 to Susan G. Komen!  If the shopper purchases the bra, Wacoal will donate an additional $2 to Komen!  To date Wacoal has donated more than $3.6 million to Susan G. Komen!  

How can volunteers help?
Volunteers who sign up to help will go around the stores passing out flyers to shoppers encouraging them to get a bra fitting. The more fittings, the more money we raise, so outreach is very important!  Volunteers may also help distribute materials about Susan G. Komen and breast health facts.  (Komen Chicago Pink Ambassadors are encouraged to sign-up for this activity so they can share breast self awareness information.) If the volunteer helps out for 4 or more hours we will gratis the volunteer a Wacoal or b.tempt'd bra which will be sent to their home address directly from Wacoal. 

Location:
Carson's @ Yorktown (230 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard)

# of Volunteers Needed
2-3 per shift.  Volunteers can sign up to work for more than one shift. 
*If you can only help for partial shift, please email svo@komenchicago.org and see if this is ok.  We may still need you.

Volunteer Requirements
- Volunteers need to be comfortable talking to customers/shoppers.
- Dress code is all black. Pink accessories are optional and encouraged.
- Recommended to wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking and standing.

10/22/2014 10/22/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Mission Statement

 At Komen, our promise is our mission!

 

We plan to end breast cancer by: 

 
  Empowering People to take charge of their health care through awareness and early detection and, if diagnosed, to survive.
 
  Ensuring Quality of Care for All, regardless of race, ethnic background, language, income or insurance status.

 

 
  Energizing Science to find the cuauses and cures of breast cancer - and, ultimately, to prevent breast cancer in the first place.
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