The Avon Breast Cancer Crusade

Day three of The Early Show's Pink for a Week series continues with items benefiting The Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

Thanks to Avon's generosity, everyone on the Plaza is staying dry in style with these pink ribbon black umbrellas. If you would like to get your own, the umbrellas cost $7.50. That and other items are available at

Other items on the show that benefit the crusade are:

    Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Limited-Edition Celebrity Crusade NAILWEAR Nail Enamel, $1.99

    Walk Around the World for Breast Cancer Pin (Global Support), $3

    Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Ornament (Christmas ornament), $7.50

    Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Pink Ribbon Necklace, $7.50

    Pink Ribbon Magnet Set, $5

    Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Bear, $4

    Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Candle, $6.50

    Silk Bathrobe and Slipper from Pink Ribbon Spa Collection — Available only by calling the Avon Salon & Spa store at 212-310-6357.

All Crusade products are affordably priced at $7 or less to allow everyone to support the cause, and each comes with a free Breast Health Resource Guide that provides breast cancer information and resources.

The Guide is also available online in a printable format in English and Spanish online.

The Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade launched in 1992. Avon now supports breast cancer programs in 50 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, South Africa and the Philippines.

In its 50th anniversary it has raised more than $400 million for the breast cancer cause. Funding is awarded to five areas of the breast cancer cause: breast cancer awareness, screening and diagnosis, treatment, support services and scientific research.