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Lee National Denim Day

Lee National Denim Day is a fundraiser created by Lee Jeans[1] to support the Women's cancer programs of the Entertainment Industry Foundation.[2] Every year, people are asked to donate the money they'd spend on a pair of jeans to support breast cancer research and wellness programs. The beneficiary of the program is the American Cancer Society.[3] It is held on October 2.

Contents

  • Program history 1
  • Celebrity spokespersons 2
  • Related observances 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Program history

Lee National Denim Day has raised more than $83 million in the fight against breast cancer. In 2008, an estimated 800,000 individuals wore denim on Lee National Denim Day.

Celebrity spokespersons

Related observances

In Canada, National Denim Day is organized by the CURE Foundation, and is held in May, rather than October.

References

  1. ^ http://www.lee.com/wps/wcm/connect/lee-en_us/our_company/denimDay/
  2. ^ http://www.eifoundation.org/
  3. ^ http://www.denimday.com/
  4. ^ http://www.ibcmemorial.org/carina.html
  5. ^ "Patricia Arquette - Biography". Imdb.com. 2003-02-20. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  6. ^ Dolbow, Sandra (2000). "Lee Bundles Rob Lowe, Pink Ribbon | Brandweek | Find Articles at BNET". Findarticles.com. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  7. ^ "DHS asked to help raise money for breast cancer awareness". 2001. Archived from the original on 2004-12-26. Retrieved 2015-01-21. 
  8. ^ Dr. Donnica Moore, MD. "Melina Kanakaredes Prescribes Breast Cancer Awareness - DrDonnica.com - The First Name in Women's Health". DrDonnica.com. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  9. ^ Morgan, John (2003-09-23). "Christina Applegate gets serious about breast cancer". Usatoday.Com. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  10. ^ http://www.forrelease.com/D20040811/cgwv036.P2.08112004144152.22923.html
  11. ^ http://www.komen.org/intradoc-cgi/idc_cgi_isapi.dll?IdcService=SS_GET_PAGE&ssDocName=LNDD_spokespersons
  12. ^ "Pierce Brosnan to promote Lee breast cancer fund raiser - The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area:". Triad.bizjournals.com. 2006-07-12. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  13. ^ Stephen M. Silverman and Julie Jordan (2008-08-03). "Christina Applegate Diagnosed With Breast Cancer".  

External links

  • Denimday.com
  • About Lee National Denim Day
  • Entertainment Industry Foundation
  • Cancer Support Community
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