Pink Ribbon Calendar Girls

By Liz Oliver, Anna Molineux & Cathy Davies

NZ $10,170 pledged


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Pink Ribbon Calendar Girls

Project 2012-07-16 06:28:36 +1200

‘One in 9 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime – that’s 7 women a day"   NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

"Pink Ribbon Calendar Girls" involves body painting NZ women affected by breast cancer and turning the resulting artwork into a high quality, glossy 2013 calendar.

Our goal is to sell the calendar to increase awareness about breast cancer in NZ and to raise $100,000 for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF).   However, we need $10,000 first to cover print and production costs and to get this baby of the ground!

So what's special about this calendar?

The "Calendar Girls" range in age from 28 to 70 years old and include well-known Kiwis Jools Topp, Helena McAlpine, Liz Mitchell, Kat Wong, Anne Thorp and Hinewehi Mohi.  ALL of the women have been affected by breast cancer. 

The calendar images are a collaborative effort between the model, body painters, photographers and graphic designer:

Each woman chose imagery to highlight their own strengths, passion and purpose.  A team of NZ’s top body painters then worked to capture this essence and transfer it onto the model’s body.  Finally, the photographer and graphic designer created the setting for each image and ensured there was a flow from month to month.

While the calendar is a designed as a beautiful piece of art, each month holds a much deeper message. The themes include those of strength, determination, family, courage and more, while also being a constant reminder to Kiwi women to get regular breast checks.

The calendar will be launched at an exclusive event in Auckland in the first week of October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month).  Life size calendar images will be on display at the event and then taken on tour around NZ.

Who's behind the "Pink Ribbon Calendar Girls" project?

This project was started by two Auckland women: Liz Oliver, an Auckland business woman and breast cancer survivor, and Anna Molineux, a professional body painter.  Liz & Anna hope that this project will not only raise funds for the NZBCF, but also increase awareness about breast cancer in this country.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Kiwi women and it is a detectable disease.  Regular checks & mammograms save lives.

Please note:  All of the wonderful people involved in this project have volunteered their time and expertise for free.  This is so all the money raised can go to the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Updates 5

Calendars on sale!

01/10/2012 at 1:16 AM

Hi Everyone!

Pink Ribbon Calendars go on sale TODAY (1st October 2012)!  You can pick one up from Whitcoulls stores across the country or online at www.pinkribboncalendar.co.nz

We hope that this project will raise awareness about breast cancer in NZ.  

We strongly encourage all women to do regular self checks and to get mammograms. It doesn't matter how old you are either - some of our models were diagnosed as young as 26, 28 and 33 years of age. If we manage to save a life, then it will be a momentous achievement.

Thanks you all so much for your support!
Warm Regards,
Liz, Anna & the Pink Ribbon Calendar Team.


Less than 13 hours!

21/08/2012 at 7:33 PM

Hi,

We've got less than thirteen hours to meet our fundraising deadline.  Please can you help us out today by encouraging all your friends, family and colleagues to pledge?

All of these wonderful women have bared all to help other Kiwi women.  With your support we can make a bigger difference to breast cancer awareness in this country.

Thank you!
The Pink Ribbon Calendar Team

Body Art Awards Tickets

20/08/2012 at 8:46 PM

We just added a couple of new rewards too...how about a professional body paint or Premium Elite tickets to the NZ Body Arts Awards?

Less than 48 hours to go!

20/08/2012 at 7:57 PM

Hi Everyone,

We've got less than 48 hours to go now till our Pledge Me project deadline.  

We need your help!  Please tell your friends, family, colleagues and use email/Facebook/groups etc to spread the word.  Encourage them to pledge their support in return for some great rewards.

With your support we will be on our way to making a much bigger contribution to breast cancer awareness and funds for the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation.

Thanks very much!
Liz, Anna, Cathy & the Pink Ribbon Calendar team

Our Pledge Me video is now live!

06/08/2012 at 9:22 AM

We are so proud of this video - a huge thanks to all our models and the team for making this project happen!
An extra special thank you to Charlotte Wanhill at www.oohzproductions.com for creating this little gem for us.

    Pledgers 115

    Robyn Pearce
    2012-08-07 16:34:27 +1200
    Fiona Bolton
    2012-08-07 14:29:13 +1200
    Leigh Lambert
    2012-08-07 13:14:07 +1200
    Di Wood
    2012-08-06 21:15:43 +1200
    Annette Whall
    2012-08-06 18:50:37 +1200
    Nadia Withers
    2012-08-06 17:35:31 +1200
    Nicki Ball
    2012-08-06 16:48:09 +1200
    Megan Hurst
    2012-08-06 11:02:29 +1200
    Robin Gamble
    2012-08-04 12:34:28 +1200
    Edel Kelly
    2012-08-03 09:03:06 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2012-07-30 19:37:42 +1200
    Yvonne Small
    2012-07-30 17:16:12 +1200
    James Thomas
    2012-07-30 13:19:54 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2012-07-30 09:26:50 +1200
    Janice Pri ce
    2012-07-30 08:29:06 +1200
    PAT MRAVICICH
    2012-07-28 13:41:28 +1200
    Catherine Jagger
    2012-07-27 19:06:17 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2012-07-27 09:21:19 +1200
    marilyn slater
    2012-07-26 09:24:09 +1200
    Sonja Mravicich
    2012-07-25 10:30:57 +1200
    Angela Palmer
    2012-07-24 22:32:35 +1200
    Evana Patterson
    2012-07-24 22:20:08 +1200
    Camilo Borges
    2012-07-24 21:55:26 +1200
    Madeleine Sheahan
    2012-07-24 21:33:44 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2012-07-24 21:32:44 +1200

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    Pink Ribbon Calendar Girls

    Project 2012-07-16 06:28:36 +1200

    ‘One in 9 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime – that’s 7 women a day"   NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

    "Pink Ribbon Calendar Girls" involves body painting NZ women affected by breast cancer and turning the resulting artwork into a high quality, glossy 2013 calendar.

    Our goal is to sell the calendar to increase awareness about breast cancer in NZ and to raise $100,000 for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF).   However, we need $10,000 first to cover print and production costs and to get this baby of the ground!

    So what's special about this calendar?

    The "Calendar Girls" range in age from 28 to 70 years old and include well-known Kiwis Jools Topp, Helena McAlpine, Liz Mitchell, Kat Wong, Anne Thorp and Hinewehi Mohi.  ALL of the women have been affected by breast cancer. 

    The calendar images are a collaborative effort between the model, body painters, photographers and graphic designer:

    Each woman chose imagery to highlight their own strengths, passion and purpose.  A team of NZ’s top body painters then worked to capture this essence and transfer it onto the model’s body.  Finally, the photographer and graphic designer created the setting for each image and ensured there was a flow from month to month.

    While the calendar is a designed as a beautiful piece of art, each month holds a much deeper message. The themes include those of strength, determination, family, courage and more, while also being a constant reminder to Kiwi women to get regular breast checks.

    The calendar will be launched at an exclusive event in Auckland in the first week of October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month).  Life size calendar images will be on display at the event and then taken on tour around NZ.

    Who's behind the "Pink Ribbon Calendar Girls" project?

    This project was started by two Auckland women: Liz Oliver, an Auckland business woman and breast cancer survivor, and Anna Molineux, a professional body painter.  Liz & Anna hope that this project will not only raise funds for the NZBCF, but also increase awareness about breast cancer in this country.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Kiwi women and it is a detectable disease.  Regular checks & mammograms save lives.

    Please note:  All of the wonderful people involved in this project have volunteered their time and expertise for free.  This is so all the money raised can go to the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation.

    Comments

    Calendars on sale!

    01/10/2012 at 1:16 AM

    Hi Everyone!

    Pink Ribbon Calendars go on sale TODAY (1st October 2012)!  You can pick one up from Whitcoulls stores across the country or online at www.pinkribboncalendar.co.nz

    We hope that this project will raise awareness about breast cancer in NZ.  

    We strongly encourage all women to do regular self checks and to get mammograms. It doesn't matter how old you are either - some of our models were diagnosed as young as 26, 28 and 33 years of age. If we manage to save a life, then it will be a momentous achievement.

    Thanks you all so much for your support!
    Warm Regards,
    Liz, Anna & the Pink Ribbon Calendar Team.


    Less than 13 hours!

    21/08/2012 at 7:33 PM

    Hi,

    We've got less than thirteen hours to meet our fundraising deadline.  Please can you help us out today by encouraging all your friends, family and colleagues to pledge?

    All of these wonderful women have bared all to help other Kiwi women.  With your support we can make a bigger difference to breast cancer awareness in this country.

    Thank you!
    The Pink Ribbon Calendar Team

    Body Art Awards Tickets

    20/08/2012 at 8:46 PM

    We just added a couple of new rewards too...how about a professional body paint or Premium Elite tickets to the NZ Body Arts Awards?

    Less than 48 hours to go!

    20/08/2012 at 7:57 PM

    Hi Everyone,

    We've got less than 48 hours to go now till our Pledge Me project deadline.  

    We need your help!  Please tell your friends, family, colleagues and use email/Facebook/groups etc to spread the word.  Encourage them to pledge their support in return for some great rewards.

    With your support we will be on our way to making a much bigger contribution to breast cancer awareness and funds for the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation.

    Thanks very much!
    Liz, Anna, Cathy & the Pink Ribbon Calendar team

    Our Pledge Me video is now live!

    06/08/2012 at 9:22 AM

    We are so proud of this video - a huge thanks to all our models and the team for making this project happen!
    An extra special thank you to Charlotte Wanhill at www.oohzproductions.com for creating this little gem for us.
      Robyn Pearce
      2012-08-07 16:34:27 +1200
      Fiona Bolton
      2012-08-07 14:29:13 +1200
      Leigh Lambert
      2012-08-07 13:14:07 +1200
      Di Wood
      2012-08-06 21:15:43 +1200
      Annette Whall
      2012-08-06 18:50:37 +1200
      Nadia Withers
      2012-08-06 17:35:31 +1200
      Nicki Ball
      2012-08-06 16:48:09 +1200
      Megan Hurst
      2012-08-06 11:02:29 +1200
      Robin Gamble
      2012-08-04 12:34:28 +1200
      Edel Kelly
      2012-08-03 09:03:06 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2012-07-30 19:37:42 +1200
      Yvonne Small
      2012-07-30 17:16:12 +1200
      James Thomas
      2012-07-30 13:19:54 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2012-07-30 09:26:50 +1200
      Janice Pri ce
      2012-07-30 08:29:06 +1200
      PAT MRAVICICH
      2012-07-28 13:41:28 +1200
      Catherine Jagger
      2012-07-27 19:06:17 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2012-07-27 09:21:19 +1200
      marilyn slater
      2012-07-26 09:24:09 +1200
      Sonja Mravicich
      2012-07-25 10:30:57 +1200
      Angela Palmer
      2012-07-24 22:32:35 +1200
      Evana Patterson
      2012-07-24 22:20:08 +1200
      Camilo Borges
      2012-07-24 21:55:26 +1200
      Madeleine Sheahan
      2012-07-24 21:33:44 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2012-07-24 21:32:44 +1200

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      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 30/10/2012 at 2:22 PM.