Big Y turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) – Once again, Big Y supermarkets are observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The proceeds from various departments throughout Big Y stores will be donated to 31 breast cancer support groups throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut during the entire month of October.

According to a news release sent to 22News, the Big Y Partners of Hope program will donate a portion of the proceeds from the following departments:

  • Floral and Produce purchases including Sunshine Bouquets
  • Big Y Butcher Shops will donate ten cents from every pound of All-Natural Angus Beef and Big Y Smart Chicken sold during the month of October
  • The pharmacy and wellness center will donate $5 for every flu shot given
  • Every store will be promoting Partners of Hope pink ribbons.

Partners of Hope pink ribbons are $1 and can be purchased from October 1 to October 31; proceeds will be donated to local break cancer organizations throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.

The release states, Big Y has raised more than $2 million for this cause and raised close to $217,000 last year.

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