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“When someone we love has cancer, we are all affected—husbands, wives, mothers and fathers, sisters, brothers, and friends. This is our effort in the fight against cancer.”
[Ralph Lauren Signature]
Launched in 2000, the Pink Pony Campaign is Ralph Lauren Corporation’s global initiative in the fight against cancer. It supports programs that help to ensure quality treatment and reduce the disparities in cancer care.

Together we will keep fighting and showing up with love and hope

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The History of Pink Pony

Explore the story behind our 20-year fight for quality cancer care for everyone around the world

1989

Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research
Ralph Lauren cofounded the Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in honour of his close friend and Washington Post fashion editor Nina Hyde.
Black & white photographs of Nina Hyde Black & white photographs of Nina Hyde

1994

Fashion for a Cause
Ralph Lauren designed the first logo for the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Fashion Targets Breast Cancer initiative, leading the fashion industry in its support of breast cancer research.
Models wearing T-shirts with the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer logo

2000

Pink Pony Campaign
Ralph Lauren Corporation launched the first-ever Pink Pony Campaign, a global initiative in the fight against cancer, with a pink version of its Polo Pony icon.
Model in long-sleeve black tee with Pink Pony graphic

2003

MSK Ralph Lauren Center
Ralph Lauren partnered with the nation’s leading cancer center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in Harlem, New York City.
The entrance for the MSK Ralph Lauren Center

2014

The Royal Marsden
Ralph Lauren Corporation partnered with The Royal Marsden, the largest and most comprehensive cancer center in Europe, to develop a world-class research facility, the Ralph Lauren Centre for Breast Cancer Research.
The entrance for The Royal Marsden

2020

RL Gives Back
We worked with our long-standing network of international cancer institutions to support those especially vulnerable to COVID-19. We provided donations, meals, and products to frontline workers, families in need, and patients fighting cancer.
The entrance for The Royal Marsden

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Ralph Lauren Center

MSK Ralph Lauren Center (MSK RLC) has cared for thousands of patients, making it a beacon for accessible, compassionate cancer care for residents of Harlem and beyond. MSK RLC provides high-quality care in a warm, welcoming, and culturally sensitive environment.

Our Global Beneficiaries

The beneficiaries of Pink Pony’s global initiatives during fiscal 2020
Pink map of the world