Breast Cancer Awareness

The Indianapolis Colts support Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October.

To commemorate national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Colts have joined the NFL's national "A Crucial Catch" initiative to encourage their fans to join them in recognizing survivors and raising awareness for this disease that threatens the lives of millions of women each year.

Below is additional information on the way the Colts and our partners, including the American Cancer Society, Indiana University Health and Zeta Tau Alpha, are supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month as we continue to search for a cure.

To learn more about the NFL’s national efforts to support Breast Cancer Awareness, visit


Pinking of the Canal
Ohio Street Basin on the Downtown Canal

To kickoff Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Colts host the Pinking of the Canal every October at the Ohio Street Basin on the Canal in downtown Indianapolis. This event is free and open to the public. The Pinking of the Canal event includes live music, free limited edition Colts Posters, Colts Cheerleaders, Blue and more!

“Pamper Her Pink” Program
Nominate the breast cancer survivor in your life!

The Indianapolis Colts will provide a day of pampering for 10 women who are currently battling breast cancer or who have survived this disease. Ten finalists will be selected to participate in this program. MORE INFORMATION...

Komen Tissue Bank

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center – the only repository of normal breast tissue in the world – will host a breast tissue collection event in Indianapolis on Saturday, September 21. Women of color are particularly needed as donors. Visit to sign up or register as an interested donor.

Bid on Gameworn Pink Apparel

Through NFL Auctions fans are being given the opportunity to bid on some of the pink apparel worn by players during the month of October! Stay tuned to to bid on items from some of your favorite players!

Colts Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts

The Indianapolis Colts Women's Organization will sell Limited Edition Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts at the "Pinking of the Canal" event on October 2, as well as the October 4 game. The t-shirts are $20 and all of the proceeds from the sale of the shirts will benefit the Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center. The shirts are blue and feature a pink ribbon with the words "Fight As One." At the October 4 game, they will be available in American Family Insurance Touchdown Town beginning at 10 a.m. and outside of sections 101, 117 and 143 beginning at 11 a.m., while supplies last. Cash or check only.

The Colts extend a special thanks to all of our partners who have joined us in raising awareness during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Please be sure to visit their websites to learn more about their year-round efforts to fight this deadly disease.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (American Cancer Society)
Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center
Zeta Tau Alpha