October is the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. During the month of October, organizations like the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama and Susan G. Komen offer several events in and around Birmingham to benefit breast cancer research. Below, you’ll find a list of some of these events:

Cahaba Brewing Company’s Pink Beer

Visit the Cahaba Brewing Company and order a pink beer (DD’s Belgium Cherry Beer). During October, your purchase will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA). For more information about the brewery and their upcoming events, click here.

Race For the Cure Birmingham.Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure – North Central Alabama:

This year’s North Central Alabama event is here in Birmingham at Regions Field on October 7th. Register a team or an individual. Additionally, you can donate online here. Registration ranges from $20-$50.

12th Annual Belk Pink Private Shopping Night:

The event will be on October 8th from 6:30-9:00 p.m. in The Summit. Tickets are $25 and include access to shopping deals, food, entertainment, door prizes, and beverages. Visit pinkprivateshoppingnight.com for tickets.

Chick-Fil-A Fundraising Night:BCRFA Fundraising Alabama.

On October 25th from 5-8, Samford University’s Zeta Tau Alpha will host a spirit night at Chick-Fil-A Vestavia to benefit Breast Cancer research and awareness. Stop by and grab some dinner. Also, make sure to mention why you’re there!


Kate Spade Birmingham Summit Fundraising.Shop at the Summit’s Kendra Scott, Lilly Pulitzer, Lily Rain and Kate Spade:

On October 29th from 1-4 p.m., a percentage of sales from these stores in The Summit on 280 will benefit the BCRFA. Grab the girls, go shop and, at the same time, give back to Birmingham.


CrossFit Chelsea: Fight Like A Girl:

On October 29th, CrossFit Chelsea will host Fight Like A Girl — a two-person, mixed gender CrossFit team event. Fight Like a Girl is also a fundraiser event. As such, the evening will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.

Breast cancer Survivors Birmingham.

For more information and events or other ways to volunteer or get involved in the fight against Breast Cancer, visit www.bcrfa.org.