SOURCE: Active Ride Shop

Active Ride Shop

October 01, 2015 12:20 ET

Active Ride Shop Teams Up With B4BC to Save the Breasts

Active Aims to Raise $30,000 Through Sales of Limited-Edition Active x B4BC Shirts, Skateboard Decks and Socks

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2015) - In an effort to stomp out breast cancer, Active is very proud to present its 2015 collaboration with Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Available today in all Active Ride Shop retail stores and its online store, the collection of graphic tees, socks and decks will feature the iconic pink color in support of B4BC, a foundation committed to early detection and a healthy, active lifestyle as the best means for breast cancer prevention. 

"Breast cancer is a stark reality of our times, and for the second year in a row, it has been amazing to work with B4BC to raise funds, prevention, awareness and one day a cure," said Brent Futagaki, VP of marketing for Active Ride Shop. "With a goal this year of raising $30,000 through our collaboration, we hope to inspire people to make a difference in their own lives."

A great opportunity for everyone to show their support, this collection sold out in just two days last year. Check out the complete Active x B4BC collection here: http://www.activerideshop.com/clothing/collections/boarding-for-breast-cancer-awareness

IT'S PERSONAL
The American Cancer Society estimates that 231,840 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the Unites States this year. Nearly everyone knows someone who has had breast cancer, and many Active Ride Shop employees have been affected. Check out this blog to read the stories of how this terrible disease has impacted the lives of Active Ride Shop employees: http://b4bc.org/active/

As part of the partnership, Active will also be sponsoring and participating in B4BC's Skate The Coast, an 18 mile skate-a-thon from Santa Monica to Redondo Beach along the boardwalk, to raise funds for B4BC's education and prevention programs and promote active living. More info can be found here: www.classy.org/skatethecoast2015

Since 1989, Active has had a unique culture rooted in skateboarding. It started as one skate shop, created a sense of community and grew with the brands, skateboarders and people it supported.

ABOUT ACTIVE RIDE SHOP:
Established in 1989, Active Ride Shop maintains its position among the top retailers and ecommerce businesses in the action sports industry. Active Ride Shop has 27 retail locations throughout Southern California and a growing ecommerce business. Active Ride Shop sponsors the most elite skateboarders and snowboarders in the world, and is proud of its offering of the new emerging brands and the latest trends in the industry. For more information about Active Ride Shop visit www.activerideshop.com.

About B4BC:
B4BC (Boarding for Breast Cancer) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation dedicated to providing education, prevention and support programs for young people and the action sports community at large. Through grassroots events, year-round educational outreach and the Chasing Sunshine Project, B4BC is able to further its mission of promoting early detection + a healthy, active lifestyle as the best means of breast cancer prevention. To learn more, visit B4BC.org

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