Go pink with the Colts for October

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INDIANAPOLIS (October 1, 2015) – It’s October, and that means it’s time to join the Colts as the team kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

The team is officially kicking off the month by turning Colts.com pink and hosting the “Pinking of the Canal” event on Friday.

The Indianapolis Women’s Organization will also have limited edition Colts Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts for sale, with all proceeds benefiting the IU Simon Cancer Center.

Here are all the ways you can get involved this month:

Pinking of the Canal – Friday, October 2

To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Colts are hosting their Pinking of the Canal event. It will take place at the Ohio Street Basin on the Canal in downtown Indianapolis from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free! The event will include live music and free Colts posters. The Colts Cheerleaders and Blue will also be there.

Colts Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts

The Indianapolis Colts Women’s Organization is selling Limited Edition Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts at the “Pinking of the Canal” event on October 2. They will also be for sale at the game on October 4. T-shirts are $20 and all proceeds will benefit the IU Health Simon Cancer Center. The shirts are blue with a pink ribbon, and say “Fight As One.” At the October 4 game, they will be available in American Family Insurance Touchdown Town beginning at 10 a.m. and outside of sections 101, 117 and 143 beginning at 11 a.m., while supplies last.

 “Pamper Her Pink” Program – Nominate the breast cancer survivor in your life!

The Colts will provide a full day of pampering for 10 lucky women who are currently battling breast cancer or who are survivors of the disease. For more information, check out the Colts website.

Komen Tissue Bank

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the IU Health Simon Cancer Center is the only repository of normal breast tissue in the world. Visit their website to register to be a donor.

Gameworn Pink Apparel

Fans are being given the opportunity to bid on some of the pink apparel worn by their favorite Colts players during the month of October! Keep an eye on nflauction.com for available items!

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