Philips Healthcare is Educating, Empowering, and Encouraging Women

This is a sponsored post by Philips Healthcare

We all think pink every October, and the awareness of breast cancer prevention is just a part of life. That said, we still have so far to go. I have to be honest and admit that as a woman over 40, I am not doing all that I should be.


I went to my 25th high school reunion this summer, and as I was connecting with people, I found out that one of my dear friends was treated for breast cancer about five years ago. I was floored. I have two other friends my age who had breast cancer before 40. I didn’t walk through it with them either, but I think there was something about my friend — my high school friend who I still remember as a teen girl — that brought it so close to home.

Philips Healthcare is taking action:


Philips is a company that cares for people

People (you) are at the heart of everything they do. Their mission is to improve people’s lives through meaningful innovation. Phillips Healthcare believes that you can only truly innovate if your innovation is personal, relevant & impactful.

Philips delivers innovations that make a difference

At Philips, they believe people should be healthy, live well and enjoy life. As a technology company that cares about people they challenge themselves every day to deliver on this promise and help solve the world’s toughest health care concerns and clinical challenges through meaningful innovation.

They help in

  • Educating women about the importance of early screening and detection
  • Empowering them to ask the right questions that will help them make the right choices
  • Encouraging them to talk to their doctor to get screened today

As a part of Philips global campaign, Philips is:

  • Illuminating landmarks Pink around the world.

  • Raising money for breast cancer research.

  • Facilitating discussions around the theme of breast cancer prevention with the importance of early detection and the importance of low dose mammography screening technology.

Join the movement:

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We are giving away a $75 Visa Gift Card to help spread the word about breast cancer awareness. To enter this giveaway, fill out the Giveaway Tools form below to enter.



  1. DEBIJOT says

    I would donate the money to breast cancer research in honor of my mother, who passed away due to this disease.

  2. mrsshukra says

    Breast cancer research is a very important cause to me — my sister and many of my friends are going through treatment now.

  3. Marti Tabora says

    I know 3 children that need some new clothes and shoes for school and they will be very appreciative of anything I could get for them.

  4. Anne Lehnick says

    I would spend money on a number of children’s causes globally, nationally, or locally and many of the research funds for diseases like cancer.

  5. Vickie Couturier says

    give it to a family who are fighting cancer,,my brother passed over a year ago an I know he had a tough time financially

  6. Nancy Kane says

    I would take my friend Lauren out and pamper her. She has had brain cancer, skin cancer and most recently breast cancer. She is a fighter and a survivor. She could use a little TLC!

  7. says

    I would either use the money to purchase food for the Ronald McDonald House for family weekend meals, or use it to buy products where money is given back to a good cause.

  8. Margaret Smith says

    Our church does collections for local mom’s to be that are struggling. I’d like to buy items for a new baby or mom to help them out.

  9. Barbara Montag says

    I’d donate it to the Food Shelf where I volunteer.
    A number of things they need to purchase.
    Thank you.

  10. Tammy S says

    I would donate it to my daughters school Outreach program. They provide students with holiday meals and gifts.

  11. Lacey Burd says

    I would adopt a family for Christmas with this. It would go towards Christmas dinner & presents for a family in need.

  12. mickeyfan says

    My employer has a special “cause” we always give to. It’s a backpack program where food is sent home with some children on weekends. For some, it might be the only real food they have when schools aren’t open.

  13. amy b says

    I would give the money to my mom who suffers every day with lupus. She lost her job and has no income or medical insurance

  14. Tari Lawson says

    I would give it to my niece who is struggling to make ends meet while taking care of an ailing family member.

  15. Tricia Andrews says

    I am the PTA volunteer in charge of my daughter’s school’s “Croc Cheer” program (we are the Crocodiles!!) which purchases gifts for kids at her school this holiday season. We usually ask people to purchase an outfit and one toy. I could buy a few outfits and toys with this gift card!

  16. Amy Brewer says

    A pink breast cancer shirt with a matching hat…I have been wanting to get one for a while but never did yet..

  17. Jill Myrick says

    I would use it to help a single mom in our neighborhood buy groceries this month.
    As she recently became unemployed.


  18. Vera P. says

    I’d give it it my neighbor,who is recently single and she is due in a few weeks with a baby. This would help her out.

  19. Neiddy says

    The cold weather is coming soon and there is people around here that can’t afford warmer clothes. Using the gift card to buy sweaters and jackets for those in need seems like the right thing to do

  20. Angela Cisco says

    I’d use the money for my niece and nephews for Christmas. Their dad (my BIL) is terminally ill and they dont have much money.

  21. Tanya G says

    I would donate to the Humane Society to help them protect animals facing abuse and neglect across the country and around the world.

  22. MIchelle Fosnaugh says

    I would donate to my grandmother’s nursing home so they could do something fun for them on Halloween, they are so strapped for cash to do activities

  23. Trisha McKee says

    I’d buy groceries for my elderly friend who is on a budget. And I’d make dinner for her and visit for awhile.

  24. Nicole Millheim says

    Since Thanksgiving is coming up. I will buy Thanksgiving meals for the less unfortunate. I do it every year and it feels good to pay it foward

  25. Eileen Richter says

    I have to be honest and say I would give to my son’s family with 3 kids. they just lost their house and one of her two jobs. They really need a leg up right now. thanks

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