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
Friday, October 2, 2015
Ohio Street Basin on the Downtown Canal

To kickoff Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Colts will host the Pinking of the Canal on October 2 at the Ohio Street Basin on the Canal in downtown Indianapolis. This event will run from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The Pinking of the Canal event will include live music, free limited edition Colts Pink Posters, Colts Cheerleaders, Blue and more! We hope you can join us on Friday, October 2, for the Pinking of the Canal!

“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. Click here for the nomination form.

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!

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 (American Cancer Society)
Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center
Zeta Tau Alpha