Explore the internet looking for ‘support our troops’ cancer awareness wristbands and you will find thousands of websites marketing them. If you were to buy one you would expect some of your money to go to actually support our troops. On the other hand, if you investigate a little deeper you will find that a very small number of of these websites are donating any funds to charity.
This may sound strange since the whole purpose of these cancer awareness wristbands is to support the troops. The sad truth is that the only purpose the majority of these bracelets achieve is to stuff the website owner’s wallet. Whether any of your money is given to charity or not, these cancer awareness wristbands do help keep awareness high and keep the ongoing war in everyone’s considerations. So, at least something positive is coming from the sale of these bracelets.
If you are going to purchase a ‘support our troops’ cancer awareness wristbands make sure and research the website you are viewing to see if they have a donation strategy. Many will not, but with some research you will find one. Some sites will donate anywhere from 5-25% of the purchase price to charity, while there are a few that actually donate 100% to help support our troops.
You certainly will not be short of options when you go to acquire these cancer awareness wristbands. When they were first released they were mostly produced in yellow but now they come in about every imaginable color. You can find them in green, brown, camouflage, rainbow, and obviously red, white and blue combination. You will also have an option of what they are made of. Most will be made of 100% silicone, but others will be only partially cancer awareness wristbands and others will be made of deficient rubber.
Once you decide your alternative of material and color just make sure that part of your acquisition price is going to charity. Also, get others involved and tell them where they can pay for their own bracelets. It is the least we can do to demonstrate our support for the men and women who are fighting for our freedom!