Custom Labels Help Companies Drive Awareness for Breast Cancer

Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 07, 2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and custom labels are perfect for showing customers that a company cares about the cause. Lightning Labels, a custom label and sticker printing company, can produce custom labels that allow businesses to express moral support for breast cancer victims.

Breast cancer affects many Americans, with one in eight women in the United States expected to develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Outside of skin cancer, breast cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer, accounting for just under 30 percent of cases diagnosed. Breast cancer death rates are also higher for U.S. women than any other type of cancer besides lung cancer, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Breast cancer can be a traumatizing experience, both for the women who directly suffer from it as well as their families. Although most people have heard of breast cancer, there is no denying that greater awareness may help remind women to take the necessary steps to detect the disease in early stages when it can be addressed before it becomes fatal.

“Breast cancer has affected many people in one way or another,” said Scott Proctor, Vice President of Sales at Lightning Labels. “Product labels are an effective way for brands to show prospects they care and express their empathy for victims and their families.”

Charity Labels and Stickers Show Companies Care

Many businesses will actively support Breast Cancer Awareness Month this year, and charity labels and stickers are the perfect means for organizations to show it. Whether companies want to donate a portion of their profits to charity foundations that contribute to breast cancer awareness or simply want do their part and support the cause, product labels and stickers are the perfect first step.

The most obvious way for companies prospective customers that they support Breast Cancer Awareness Month is by incorporating the color pink into product labels and stickers. The pink ribbon is widely recognized as the international symbol of breast cancer, while the color pink is often used in various goods to show the wearer or promoter supports breast cancer awareness.

Product manufacturers could choose to update their custom labels by substituting some colors with pink. They could also opt to keep their regular product label designs but incorporate a graphical representation of the pink ribbon somewhere on the packaging. If companies are donating some portion of proceeds to breast cancer research and other related causes, they may want to include a quick blurb about their plans as well on product labels.

Of course, it is important to be mindful of any regional copyrights in that regard. Whereas the pink ribbon is public domain in the United States, that is not necessarily the case elsewhere.

Printing Custom Stickers for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Although supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month with custom stickers can be an expense, it does not have to be a huge one. By working with Lightning Labels, companies can print high-quality labels for affordable prices.

For those ready to place label orders, Lightning Labels is offering 10% off any label order now through 10/23/14. Maximum discount is $ 1000. Free ground shipping applies to orders placed online only and shipped within the United States & Canada. Enter code FALL14 at checkout. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. Visit today.

About Lightning Labels:

Lightning Labels uses state-of-the-art printing technology to provide affordable, full-color custom labels and custom stickers of all shapes and sizes. From small orders for individuals, to the bulk needs of big businesses, Lightning Labels is equipped to handle and fulfill custom label and sticker projects of all types. Best of all, like the name implies, Lightning Labels provides a quick turnaround for every customers’ labeling needs. Uses for Lightning Labels’ custom product labels and custom stickers include food packaging and organic food labels, wine and beverage labels, bath and body labels, and nutraceutical products, such as vitamins, essentials oils, and herbal remedies, as well as event stickers, adhesive window stickers and more. Lightning Labels strongly supports the development of environmentally friendly printing materials and carries EarthFirst PLA, a new kind of green label material made from corn instead of petroleum. While operating as a high-tech printer, Lighting Labels prides itself on its personalized customer service. Lightning Labels provides one stop shopping for all of your custom label needs. For more information and to place orders online, visit For the latest in packaging news and labeling promotional offers, find Lightning Labels on Twitter (@LightningLabels), Facebook, Pinterest, Google and LinkedIn.

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