Middletown, PA- October 13, 2010—This year, to honor National Feel Your Boobies Week, Feel Your Boobies is hosting the YouBoob Funniest Video Contest with the winning video collecting the $10,000 Grand Prize. The Foundation rallied people to create a lighthearted, 60-second video illustrating how they remind their friends to ‘feel their boobies.’ Receiving nearly 90 submissions from across the country, the videos are now posted and waiting for your vote. To view, vote and share the videos go to www.youboob.feelyourboobies.com. Voting ends October 27th and the winner will be announced on October 29th.
This year marks the 4th Annual National Feel Your Boobies Week, an annual campaign hosted by the Feel Your Boobies Foundation as part of breast cancer awareness month. “Feel Your Boobies. Remind a Friend.” Is the lighthearted message the Foundation is sending to young women to encourage them to get in touch with their own bodies and remind friends to do the same.
The mission of the Feel Your Boobies Foundation is to utilize unexpected and unconventional methods to remind young women to “feel their boobies”. “Our campaign gets your attention with provocative slogan, but also delivers a life-saving message.” Says Leigh Hurst, Founder of Feel Your Boobies. And she speaks from experience. In 2004 she was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. Because she was in touch with her body, she felt a lump that otherwise went unnoticed by doctors.
With over 2 million followers on Facebook, making Feel Your Boobies one of the Top 30 Causes on Facebook, the campaign is certainly spreading its message. But it’s doing more than that…it’s saving lives. Young women like Holly Rose found her lump because of Feel Your Boobies’ Facebook campaign. “My girlfriend posted “Feel Your Boobies” on Facebook.” Says Rose, “I did that night and found a lump. Had it not been for my friend who posted Feel your boobies on Facebook it could have progressed even further. Feel your boobies saved my life.”
For an updated list of special tributes and helping contributors and sponsors visit our official voting and promo page at www.theorangelife.org/boobies