Do You Tutu?

–  Many Atlanta celebrities, landmarks and businesses have joined the “Do You Tutu?” campaign to promote Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta’s Race for the Cure

– A virtual tutu is available for download here

WHO/WHAT:  Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta is launching a fun campaign called “Do You Tutu?” to raise awareness about the importance of breast health and create buzz for its Race for the Cure on May 10th at Lenox Square.  Beginning on #TutuTuesday (Tuesday, April 8th), Atlanta news personalities, celebrities, landmarks and businesses will wear pink tutus and share photos on social media, using the hashtag #DoYouTutu?.  Several Atlanta businesses and notables have already joined the campaign, including Lenox Square, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Dream, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, The Atlanta Ballet, Atlantic Station, SCAD Atlanta Athletics, Emory University Athletics, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and many more!

WHEN:   “DoYouTutu?” will kickoff with #TutuTuesday on April 8th and continue through May 10th, culminating at this year’s Race for the Cure at Lenox Square.

HOW:  Anyone can get involved in the Do You Tutu? campaign! It’s as simple as putting on a pink tutu and sharing your photo on Facebook or Twitter on #TutuTuesday (April 8th), along with a message about why you “tutu” and a link to Komen Atlanta’s Race for the Cure Webpage. For example: “I tutu with @KomenAtlanta because all women should survive breast cancer #DoYouTutu? #TutuTuesday http://bit.ly/1cpJMnH

If you don’t have a pink tutu on hand, no worries….a virtual tutu is available for download here.

Also, join us for this year’s Race for the Cure, which promises to be bigger and better than ever! This year, an expected 14,000 Atlantans will participate in this annual 5k run/walk, raising approximately $1.4 million to enable thousands of Atlanta women to detect and survive breast cancer. Funds also will support research to help cure breast cancer.  Learn more at www.komenatlanta.org.

About Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta Affiliate

Komen Atlanta is the local resource for breast cancer screening, diagnostic and support services. Through events, including the Race for the Cure, and contributions, the affiliate raises funds to enable women to detect and survive breast cancer. Seventy-five percent of all funds stay in Atlanta to provide breast health services for women who could not otherwise afford them. Twenty-five percent supports national research efforts to finding a cure.

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