We're just two weeks away from Christmas! Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? Finding the perfect gift for your friends and family can get tiresome and stressful. You want the gift to memorable, right? So why not give a gift that will keep on giving to colon cancer awareness and cancer research? Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women, and every year 150,000 people are diagnosed with this disease and about 50,000 people will die from it. Check out our gift guide below and find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.
Gifts for Her
What girl doesn't love jewelry? There are plenty of jewelry options when it comes to colon cancer awareness. The Colon Cancer Alliance offers a number of necklaces and lapel pins, as well as bracelets from their partners that benefit colon cancer research. Maybe your lady doesn't like jewelry that much, but she loves coffee! CCA also has a coffee mug perfect for the coffee addict in your life.
Gifts for Him
Ladies, we can't forget the men in our lives. Give your man something to let them know that you care about him and his health. Get Your Rear In Gear offers great men's apparel like a windbreaker and sweatshirts. Fight Colorectal Cancer also has baseball caps and water bottles to encourage your man to stay active and prevent colon cancer.
Gifts for the Cancer Survivor
Maybe you know someone who has recently battled colon cancer, and you want your gift to celebrate that victory. There are a number of options for colon cancer survivors as well. The Colon Club has an annual "Colondar" celebrating the hope that comes from surviving colon cancer. This calendar features 12 survivors who embody strength and can inspire many during their struggles with colon cancer. Colon Cancer Alliance also has a lapel pin specifically for survivors.
Raise Awareness Gear
Giving the gift of colon cancer awareness is priceless. Whether you're looking for a gift for your coworkers, need a hostess gift or need a great stocking-stuffer idea, colon cancer awareness gear is perfect for everyone. Get Your Rear In Gear has a "Check Ur Colon" car magnet as well as Check Ur Colon T-shirts that will serve as the perfect reminder for others to get screened for colon cancer. Fight Coloreactal Cancer has their own version of a Livestrong bracelet, a silicone bracelet specifically for colon cancer with their own message: "Preventable. Treatable. Beatable." Also, why not mix in some blue with your red and green decorations? Fight Colorectal Cancer also has a Colon Cancer Blue Star Ornament perfect for your holiday decorations.
Whoever you're shopping for this year, we hope we've given you some interesting ideas for your holiday gift this year. Give the gift that keeps on giving by raising colon cancer awareness this holiday season.
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