Buy a Bracelet, Help Women With Breast Cancer

Oct 18, 2017

A Barnegat High School graduate recently embarked on a project to help brighten the lives of women battling breast cancer. Aly Hutter, who is a graduate student at Antioch University in New Hampshire, is selling bracelets for $28 apiece. The items are being sold through KEEP Collective, a custom jewelry company for which she is an independent designer. The proceeds will go toward purchasing goody bags for patients undergoing treatment.

“The bags will feature puzzle books, candy, Chapstick and other items,” said Hutter. “Many families suffer through cancer treatments, and my family has also been fighters in the battle against breast cancer, so this is a project near to my heart.”

She said her goal is to have 12 bracelets sponsored.

“Since this is the first time I’ve ever done anything like this, I want to start with that number,” said Hutter, who is studying environmental science. “If I can get past that, then I’ll try to sell more.”

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women and is the second leading cause of cancer death among women.

Each year it is estimated that over 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,500 will die.

For more information on purchasing the bracelets, call Hutter at 609-489-1876. E.E.

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