Glitter Pink Awareness Ribbon In 1992, the pink ribbon was adopted as the official breast cancer awareness symbol. During the month of October, breast cancer awareness month, telecasters, sports teams, politicians, and other prominent figures wear the ribbon in support of the cause, as well as to show support for loved ones who have battled this disease. The awareness campaigns have generated millions of dollars toward cancer research and prevention measures. This special temporary tattoo is the perfect fundraising item to sell at charity events, races, schools, churches, and other fundraisers where money is collected to benefit this worthy cause. This temporary tattoo applies quickly and is easily removed.