New ‘Pink Ribbon’ Wristband Aims to Provide Protection While Also Raising Awareness
New York, NY (August 8, 2017) – PARA’KITO™ in partnership with the Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is proud to announce its new Pink Ribbon mosquito repellent wristband. This limited edition band will act as a simple yet important reminder about breast cancer awareness and support. In addition, 20% of each sale of the new band will support the thoughtful work of YSC, the premier national organization dedicated to supporting young women affected by breast cancer.
“PARA’KITO™ goes beyond just being a mosquito repellent brand -- through this partnership with YSC we are assuring that we make a difference in the lives of those who are affected by breast cancer,” says Patrick Goguillon, Partner, PARA’KITO™ USA Corp. “Our wristbands now stand for a cause that can unite people of all backgrounds and interests for a greater movement.”
With more than 12,000 young women (under 40) expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017, the goal of this collaboration is to use the financial contributions to provide support that will directly improve the lives of thousands of young survivors and ensure that no young woman is left to face breast cancer alone. For nearly 20 years YSC has focused on critical issues unique to those diagnosed with breast cancer and through donations is able to offer greater resources and connections to support and empower these young women.
“We’re pleased to begin this new partnership with PARA’KITO™, and we are grateful for PARA’KITO™’s commitment to helping young women facing breast cancer,” says Jennifer Merschdorf, Chief Executive Officer of Young Survival Coalition.
The Pink Ribbon wristband is available exclusively on parakito.com for $19.50, which includes a one-month supply of repellent protection. For more information about the Young Survival Coalition and its efforts, please visit YoungSurvival.org.
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About PARA’KITO™ USA
Global leader in eco-friendly mosquito repellents, PARA’KITO™, provides a line of products that provide the best waterproof protection against mosquitos. With a unique blend of essential oils, patented slow-release technology and super-smart product design, PARA’KITO™ products offer the ultimate protection in a stylish way. PARA’KITO™ is sold in more than 35 markets all over the world. Devoid of harmful chemicals, the all-natural product line includes refillable bands, clips, and gels suitable for all outdoor adventures. For more information, visit parakito.com.
About Young Survival Coalition (YSC)®
Established in 1998, Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier organization dedicated to young women with breast cancer. Founded by three young survivors, YSC began as a grassroots organization to advocate on behalf of all young women diagnosed with breast cancer to increase their length and quality of life. Based in New York City, with networks nationwide, YSC provides free resources, connections and educational materials so young women with breast cancer feel supported, empowered and hopeful. YSC seeks to educate and influence the medical, research and legislative communities to address breast cancer in young women, and to ensure that no young woman faces breast cancer alone. For more information, visit youngsurvival.org.