LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Skechers Performance UK Division, is thrilled to confirm their ongoing partnership with Breast Cancer Care, to help support women across the UK who are facing breast cancer. Skechers Performance UK will launch a month-long marketing campaign that includes in-store, print and social media activity. To re-launch the partnership, Skechers Performance UK are releasing a new, limited edition GOwalk 4™ footwear collection marked with the iconic breast cancer awareness pink ribbon, which will be available in SKECHERS retail stores from the 7th April and online April 1st, 2017.
“We are extremely proud to announce our continued partnership with Breast Cancer Care,” said Peter Youell, SKECHERS UK & Ireland Managing Director. “It is an important charity that provides significant care and support for those affected by breast cancer. Following the success of our first campaign, we wanted to further our support for the charity, and with this new collaboration, we wish to continue building awareness surrounding all the incredible work that Breast Cancer Care does. We are pleased to play a role in supporting their incredible work providing care, support and information to help thousands of people to find a way to live with, through and beyond breast cancer.”
Lizzie Iredale, Head of Corporate Partnerships at Breast Cancer Care added, “We are delighted that Skechers are continuing to support Breast Cancer Care. The funds Skechers raise will help us to continue to provide anyone affected by breast cancer with the best care, support and information when they need it most.
“Every year around 62,000 people are diagnosed with Breast Cancer in the UK, that’s around one person every ten minutes, so there’s never been such an urgent need for our support services.”
The Skechers Performance Breast Cancer Care collection is available in two Skechers GOwalk 4 styles, and will retail for £59.00. A donation of £5 per pair sold will be donated to the charity. The designs incorporate a black, white and charcoal colour pallet with the classic pink hue weaved in. Each style also features the iconic pink ribbon detailing on the heel. The Skechers GOwalk 4 shoes available in both slip-on and lace-up styles and features the new Skechers Goga Max® insole for the most advanced walking experience ever. The shoe also has responsive flexibility for a more natural movement and incorporates Goga Pillars™ for added comfort and a tapering midfoot for improved arch support.
The limited edition Skechers Performance Breast Cancer Care line is available at SKECHERS retail stores in the United Kingdom and online at Skechers.co.uk throughout April. The funds raised will help Breast Cancer Care continue to provide support for anyone affected by breast cancer.
For more information about breast cancer and the charity visit www.breastcancercare.org.uk.
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About Breast Cancer Care
When you have breast cancer, everything changes. Time becomes measured in appointments. The next scan. The next results. The next challenge.
At Breast Cancer Care, we understand the emotions, challenges and decisions you face every day. So, from the day you notice something’s not right to the day you begin to move forward, we’ll be here to help you through.
Whether you want to speak to our nurses, download our specialist information or connect with volunteers who have faced what you are facing now, we can help you feel more in control.
For care, support and information from day one, call us free on 0808 800 6000 or visit breastcancercare.org.uk