The Valley Goes Pink

The Valley Goes Pink is a grassroots, community-wide effort. These community-based fundraising events and programs take place

The Valley Goes Pink is a  yearly grassroots,  Lower Naugatuck Valley community-wide effort of  fundraising events and programs that take place throughout the month of October to:

Mark your calendars, because throughout the month of October, Valley towns and organizations are invited to host a variety of unique fundraising events and marketing programs to raise awareness and support for the cause. From hosting Pink Parties in homes, to "pinkifying" businesses with ribbons or lights, or hosting dress down days and auctions - the possibilities are endless!

Help us make this year's PINK the best year yet by planning or attending one or more of these fun-happenings:


  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/3/2016 6:30 PM

    Come for a fun night filled with trivia and fun prizes at Porky’s Café, 50 Center St., Shelton. Call Karyn for reservations 203-445-3091. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/4/2016 6:30 PM

    Enjoy dinner paired with wines for each course at Ari Bella Restaurant, 66 Huntington St., Shelton. Call Sue Petrizzo at 203-400-1068 to reserve your spot. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/6/2016 6:30 PM

    Come to the ever-popular Paint & Sip event which features great raffle prizes at Vazzy’s Cucina, 706 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton. Call Ann at 203-305-0817 for reservations. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/7/2016 6:30 PM

    A Clue inspired evening of mystery, intrigue, music and more at Spector Furniture, 385 Main St., Ansonia. $40 per person. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/10/2016 5:30 PM

    Come enjoy Yuengling beer specials, a special “Germanfest” tasting menu and great giveaways at Wellingtons Restaurant, 51 Huntington St., Shelton. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/11/2016 6:00 PM

    Enjoy a fun-filled night of bingo and great prizes, including a flat screen TV, at The Hops Company (THC), 77 Sodom Lane, Derby. Call Sue for reservations at 203-400-1068.Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/12/2016 6:30 PM

    Enjoy wine and cheese while viewing the dazzling works of Marks of Design, 500 Howe Ave., Shelton. 10% of all sales will be donated. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/13/2016 6:30 PM

    Design a bra and have it modeled in our fashion show with local “celebrity” models for a live auction, or just come for the fun at Il Palio, 5 Corporate Dr., Shelton. Call Ann at 203-305-0817 for more information. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/16/2016 12:00 PM

    Come have an extravagant brunch at Maria V’s Restaurant, 220 Leavenworth Rd., Shelton. Tickets are $50. Contact Anna Durante at 203-732-1977 or annadurante1@gmail.com for reservations. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/18/2016 7:00 PM

    Enjoy delicious tacos for a good cause at River Rock Tavern, 5 Main St., Derby. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/22/2016 12:00 PM

    Girls ages 8-13 learn valuable pointers from the best! UCONN stars Maria Conlon Rinaldi and Ashley Battle will host a girls’ clinic from noon-3 p.m. at Shelton High School, 120 Meadow St., Shelton. Admission is $40. Call Jodi at 203-521-2233 to reverse a spot. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/22/2016 1:00 PM

    Boys ages 8-13 learn valuable pointers from the best! Dennis Kelly and Dribble Drive Basketball will host the clinic from 1-4 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Family Center, 220 Shelton Rd, Trumbull. Admission is $40. Call Jodi at 203-521-2233 to reverse a spot Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/23/2016 10:00 AM

    Join Kimmarie for a yoga session at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby. Minimum donation of $20. Visit kimmarieyoga.net to register. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

  • The Valley Goes Pink!
    Event Start Date: 10/24/2016 6:00 PM

    Several distributors will be highlighting their wines at Wellingtons Restaurant, 51 Huntington St, Shelton, and the restaurant will offer great food to pair. Tickets are $50 per person. Call Linda for tickets at 203-414-8851. Proceeds benefit The Valley Goes Pink. The Valley Goes Pink is a series of fundraising events throughout the month of October, oranized and run by community members and Griffin Hospital staff to support a wide varieity of Breast Cancer services offered by The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.

Can't make any of the above events?  Create your own!

Here are some creative ways you can "Go Pink:"

  • Schools - Involvement in The Valley Goes Pink can be an empowering learning experience for everyone! "Pink-Up your football game, decorate the school in pink, sell pink flowers or Griffin Hospital's pink wristbands.
  • Corporations - Host a pot luck lunch at work and collect contributions at the door, organize a company-wide auction or host a "dress down" day or "dress in pink day."
  • Restaurants - Designate a special drink or dish and donate the sales for a day, week, or month.
  • Libraries and Bookstores - Curate a series of programs, displays, or reading selections centering on breast cancer awareness and survivorship. Feature art by survivors in your gallery or host survivors and physicians to speak about their experience.
  • Clubs and Organizations - Pass the hat at your next club meeting, feature a Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness speaker, or organize the membership to create their own fundraising event.
  • Municipalities - Government can get into the "Spirit of Pink" by decorating town greens and offices with pink ribbons, illuminating town buildings with pink lighting, and issuing proclamations for "Pink Month." All activities serve to promote downtown merchants and strengthen community pride.
  • Pink Products - Buy special pink products for sale at Griffin Hospital or sell our products at school, work, or in your neighborhood. The Griffin Hospital Pink Wristbands are priced at $1.

Pink Boutique

Campaign merchandise is available from the Center for Cancer Care Boutique and from our booth in the Griffin Hospital lobby.

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Pink Wristband

Price:  $1