SafeStyle Eyewear making a life changing difference donating $75,000 to breast cancer research.
SafeStyle, redefining the safety glasses industry, are celebrating having raised over $75,000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation through sales of pink frame SafeStyle glasses.
Breast cancer is a cause close to SafeStyle Managing Director Tim Lewis’s heart. Tim said, “13 years ago, my auntie was diagnosed with breast cancer. Thanks to NBCF’s help and after a long journey, she beat it and is now in remission. We know we are one of the lucky ones, 9 Australians still lose their life every day to breast cancer”.
Tim Lewis was a qualified plumber for 8 years in Perth WA, before founding SafeStyle in May 2017. “SafeStyle was a simple idea brought to life; one pair of safety glasses that are functional and stylish protecting your eyes from the worksite to the weekend,” he said.
“We knew that partnering SafeStyle with NBCF would enable us to truly make a life changing difference to our community.” said Tim Lewis, $5 from every pink pair of SafeStyles sold is donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia which is why NBCF’s vision of zero deaths from breast cancer remains as critical as ever. Funding research is the key to stopping deaths from breast cancer.
Breast cancer affects men and women, the unfortunate truth is that nearly every single one of us will know someone or know of someone who has struggled with the disease. Cancer doesn’t discriminate, it’s a disease that can and does affect us all in one way or another.
“When I first started SafeStyle, I had always wanted to create a brand that could give back to the community and people in need. To think back to where we started in 2017 and now being a Corporate Partner to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, it’s a surreal feeling”, Tim Lewis continued.
Talking about the partnership, Tim’s aunt Michelle Franklin said, “I’m extremely proud of my nephew and when I heard that his first range of charity SafeStyle glasses were to raise funds for breast cancer research, I became overwhelmed with appreciation, what he’s done is nothing short of remarkable.”
From cheap throw away eye wear to fashion-forward safety glasses that are AS/NZS 1337.1 certified, and come in a range of lenses for all work conditions, SafeStyle have protected over 425,000+ eyes to date from the worksite to the weekend.
The partnership between SafeStyle and the National Breast Cancer Foundation began in 2019. SafeStyle’s decision to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation was an easy one. The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Australia’s leading national body funding world- class, game- changing breast cancer research.
"I would like to thank SafeStyle for their ongoing support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation and our vision of zero deaths from breast cancer. We are incredibly thrilled that SafeStyle have raised over $75,000 for breast cancer research since 2019 when the partnership began. We look forward to continuing our partnership into the future as funding research is the key to stopping deaths from breast cancer”, Associate Professor Cleola Anderiesz, CEO, National Breast Cancer Foundation.
The National Breast Cancer Foundation was the first charity pair SafeStyle released. Tim Lewis said, “It’s still quite overwhelming to see the amount of support the SafeStyle NBCF partnership has received across Australia. So I just want to say a massive thank you to all the SafeStyler’s out there who have purchased a pink pair and shown their support”.
“SafeStyle are so proud to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation and can’t wait to see how our partnership grows in the years to come. We look forward to a future with Zero Deaths from breast cancer”, Tim continued.
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