Pink Ribbon Project

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Pink Ribbon LogoThe Pink Ribbon Project provides patients in southeastern North Carolina access to 3D mammography screenings, comfort to those undergoing cancer treatment and community awareness of breast cancer and the benefits of early diagnosis and screenings. The Pink Ribbon Project funds more than 1,000 screening and diagnostic breast procedures each year for eligible patients.

More than $2.1 million has been raised and over 7,300 comfort bags have been given to area women since 1998 - all possible through Pink Ribbon events, community partnerships and donations.

The Pink Ribbon Project not only hosts annual events, but is celebrated throughout the year by friends, businesses, schools, social clubs and service organizations - all of whom host fundraising events to benefit cancer services at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

The Pink Ribbon Project is highlighted by an annual luncheon in October with more than 600 guests, followed by an evening Cocktail Party with over 400 people in attendance. Sponsorships and general admission tickets are available for both events. If you are interested in hosting your own event to benefit The Pink Ribbon Project, contact NHRMC Foundation for more information.


20th Annual Pink Ribbon Project Luncheon

WHEN: Thursday, October 5, 2017 
WHERE: Wilmington Convention Center
COST: $125 per person

The purchase of an individual ticket includes a sit-down meal, participation in the purse auction, and access to meet and greet with the guest speaker Elin Hilderbrand. She is a New York Times best-selling author, and cancer survivor. After one successful book publication after another, Hilderbrand has gone on to write 17 novels, 11 of which are New York Times best-sellers. Her novels have all been set on and around Nantucket Island where she lives, and the stories in her books cover many topics, such as domestic abuse, tested friendships, health scares and more. She speaks about overcoming life's challenges, and is a symbol of strength and success.


Pink Ribbon Cocktail Party & Celebration

WHEN: Friday, November 10, 2017 
WHERE: Cape Fear Country Club
COST: $85 per person

The dress code for this event is cocktail attire. Live music and entertainment provided by Jack Jack 180. The purchase of an individual ticket to this event includes admission, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and access to an open bar (beer and wine only).

Sponsorships for these events are available. For more details, download the Sponsorship Packet.