Only 8% of the proceeds from the pink cancer drive goes to cancer research

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by GTFO my pancakz, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Scarecrow

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    I have automatic deductions come from my account for the Make a Wish Foundation.
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  2. 520

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    more a hypothetical question, but that's cool. they done a lot for my cousin who has cystic fibrosis.
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  3. 520

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    do you all think that 5 hour energy gives all proceeds to research for ther pink lemonade ones? doubt it. there commercial even says a portion. aint no need to hate on the nfl for this they still doing a great great thing
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  4. Finnegan2win

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    This has been assumed as obvious for a while, same thing with their promotion of the Army.

    What do you think they do with those fines they collect? I doubt even 8% goes towards "charity" or the vet pensions.
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  5. Finnegan2win

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    they're making money by exploiting people's emotions
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  6. 520

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    so is every company that does a special "pink" thing for research. you think itd be better if they jus didn't do anything at all?
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  7. Scarecrow

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    Seriously, if they wanted to make a difference, they could go after their target audience and promote testicular or prostate cancer. You know, the things most of their audience have?
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  8. Fry

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    They're deceiving people. No way around it. Pink is EVERYWHERE in October. Pink shoes, hats, gloves, flags. All to be auctioned off, which almost no one buys because it's done every year and the equipment holds no real value.

    The NFL could make a much bigger impact by just donating the money and we wouldn't have to deal with the facade of the NFL giving two shits about breast cancer.

    Anyone with a half a brain knows the NFL does this for recognition and to gain female fans.

    Why not a different awareness for every month? Because those other cancers don't pull at the heart strings like breast cancer does, which I've never understood.
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  9. Scarecrow

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    Seriously, without using google, can anyone under 30 tell me some signs for testicular or prostate cancer outside of bumps?
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  10. 520

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    you did read that they donated 3million straight up right.
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