Lance Armstrong Wristbands

Lance Armstrong

Lance Edward Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson, September 18, 1971) is an American former proficient road racing cyclist. He won the Tour de France a record seven successive times after surviving testicular cancer and he is also the originator and chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation for cancer support.

Lance Armstrong Foundation

During the year 1997, “The Lance Armstrong Foundation” was formed by Armstrong, to provide assistance for cancer affected people. This is a non profit organization which raised up in making yellow colored “Livestrong” wristbands in 2004 and soled out crossing 40 million all over the world.

Live strong Wristbands

Cancer wristbands have become widely popular in the last two years. From the time when champion bicycle racer and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong created the famous yellow colored "Livestrong" wristbands as an assistance to  raise money for his Lance Armstrong Foundation cancer charity formed in 1997, other organizations also followed this and started making similar wristbands to raise funds. Cancer wristbands are an efficient way for raising up funds being inexpensive but still a meaningful way to show their support.

The top most popular cancer wristbands are:

  • "Livestrong" wristbands of yellow.

  • Pink breast cancer awareness wristbands.


  • These are mostly made of silicone or rubber which are flexible enough to fit on any person’s wrist.

  • It is usual that a wristband is sold for a dollar piece and sometimes it is really necessary to get at least 10 for that price.

  • The wristbands are usually sold for a dollar apiece, though sometimes it is necessary to buy a minimum of ten to get that price.

  • All the proceedings done for the Livestrong wristbands are distributed to the charity even for the wristbands which are bought through a third party.

  • The wristbands are not only used for fundraising, they also raise awareness. People who wear the colored cancer wristbands are publicly showing their support for people living with cancer.

  • Apart from fund rising, wristbands are also used for creating awareness. People wearing red cancer wristbands show their support towards the cancer affected people publicly.

  • Pink breast cancer awareness wristbands became much popular now days. They are produced and sold by many organizations raise funds and treat women who are affected by breast cancer.

Main Purpose

  • Displaying cancer wristbands is a good idea to make a note off and raise help being a good cause.

  • Many organizations are towards rising funds to millions of dollars to win the war against cancer by selling these bands,showing support publicly.