Breast Cancer Awareness Month Essay ContestBreast Cancer Awareness Month Essay Contest

Has your life been impacted by breast cancer? Do you have a mom, a sister, or a friend who has breast cancer or a survivor? Women living with breast cancer have done, and continue to do, amazing things, and their ability to persevere is inspiring to all of us.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, we want to know who has inspired you. Please write a short essay (no more than 500 words) about your friend or loved one with breast cancer, and why they inspire you. The winner will receive an iPad Air! will also make a $100 donation to Susan G. Komen on your behalf.

Contest Rules


  • To enter the contest, please email your essay either as a Word attachment or in the body of the email to
  • Essays must be submitted by 12:00 noon Central time on Monday, October 26th, 2015.
  • By entering the contest, you acknowledge that your content may be displayed on the blog.


The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.


  • staff will read the essays and choose a winner.
  • The winner of the contest will be announced by October 30th on our Facebook page and will be contacted via email.
  • The winner will receive an iPad Air, and will make a $100 donation to Susan G. Komen on their behalf.

Based in Austin, TX, Amelia is the former Content Marketing Manager for When she’s not writing about online reputation management, online reviews, and social media in the senior living space, she enjoys yoga and running with her dog Rockefeller. She graduated from Wellesley College cum laude with a dual degree in English and Medieval/Renaissance Studies.


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