Husqvarna gets behind breast cancer awareness campaign

November 1, 2016


Husqvarna has partnered with local charity, PinkDrive to raise the bar for breast cancer awareness.

Breast cancer is currently the most common cause of cancer death for females, and is the second most common cancer overall. There is currently no cure for breast cancer — which is why research is of vital importance.

“Husqvarna’s ‘Saws for A Cause’ initiative is a global campaign designed to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer charities across the world,” said Adrian Beaumont, Country Manager – Sales & Marketing at Husqvarna South Africa.  “We all know someone who has been affected by some form of cancer and we all understand the importance of early detection. PinkDrive is dedicated to providing a free women’s health service to the medically uninsured in South Africa and advocating for change in the cancer space.”

Husqvarna has launched a global campaign to raise awareness – and donations – producing a limited edition pink toy chainsaw, available exclusively through participating Husqvarna Servicing Dealers (while stocks last). Customers who spend R 2 500 or more in any Husqvarna dealership during October 2016 are also eligible to win a limited edition pink 450 Rancher Chainsaw valued at R 8,000!

“There are thousands of female foresters and arborists around the world. With this campaign we want to honour this group of often forgotten tree-care experts that are out in the field every day taking care of our parks and forests,” said Beaumont.

Fast facts on the 450 Rancher
50.2 cc • 2.4kW • 15” bar • chain pitch .325” • 5.1kg
•    Powerful, all-round saw
•    A favourite amongst farmers and part-time users who require a high performing saw
•    X-Torq® engine means lower fuel consumption & reduced emissions
•    Auto return stop switch
•    Tool-less chain tensioner
•    Visible fuel level
•    Equipped with SmartStart®
•    Flip-up tank cap

For more information visit or follow @Husqvarna_ZA on twitter.

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Big Boy
Big Boy
4 years ago

Now if they could do something for men’s cancer.

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