As part of its Project Pink breast cancer support campaign,baby/toddler products company Munchkin created alimited edition pink bath duck to be sold online and at major retailers,with proceeds benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The message associated with the duck is "Don’t Duck a Breast Exam."
In addition, celebrity parents and other celebrities have pitched in by decorating Project Pink ducks that will be auctioned off on Ebay. Duck designers include Reese Witherspoon(who had help from daughter Ava Phillippe), the President’s mom,Barbara Bush, Cheryl Hines, Patti LaBelle, William Shatner, MartinSheen, as well as Nancy O’Dell, and Stacy Keibler. The auctions runOctober 1-31.
Visit Munchkin’s website to purchase a (non-celebrity decorated) Project Pink duck for $2.99 and send a free e-cardto loved ones to remind them to do a breast exam. They also offer apage to read and share tips about being a mom with breast cancer. Youcan also enter their sweepstakes to win an all-expense paid family vacation to Los Angeles to participate in the KomenRace for the Cure® on February 25, 2007.
Munchkin is donating to the Komen Foundation 100% of net proceeds raised from the sale of the non-celeb ducks.