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11 Cares partner 84 Lumber donates to women undergoing breast cancer treatment

PITTSBURGH — For the seventh year in a row, 11 Cares partner 84 Lumber is raising awareness for breast cancer throughout the month of October.

“84 Lumber is committed to spreading awareness and donating to breast cancer research across our stores, team headquarters, and social media channels,” said Amy Smiley, vice president of marketing. “Being a women-owned company, spreading awareness has been a key focus for us and we will continue to lend support for many years to come.”

Each year, the company changes its logo to pink on all of its social media pages, donates to various charitable organizations and more.

“This is a disease that touches many inside and outside of our 84 Lumber family, and we are dedicated to partnering with organizations committed to supporting breast cancer awareness,” said Smiley.

  • 84 Lumber is bringing awareness to breast cancer this month through the following:
  • Donating a total of $40,000 to a number of charities, by partaking in a “Donation of the Week,” where the company commits to $10,000 a week to various charities, including Clea Shearer Foundation, David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation, Pink Ribbon Girls, and Hair Peace.
  • The company will also distribute gift boxes to patients and supporters through the Washington Healthcare System. Gifts will include an assortment of crewnecks, tumblers, Kendra Scott jewelry and more.
  • 84 Lumber is sharing breast cancer awareness messages on select billboards across Pittsburgh for the entire month.