Is a rubber wristband effective in getting the message out? Yes they are effective as they have a different connotation altogether. They have a different kind of an appeal. Nowadays you can see celebrities to politicians sport one as they support some or the other cause.
Let us focus on a little about how they evolved. They were first introduced by an organization named Lance Armstrong Foundation. This organization supports the cause of education and cancer awareness. They designed these silicone wristbands with a message carved on the wristband that clarified what they were supporting. These wristbands are yellow in color which is actually the color of the jersey of the great athlete.
The rubber wristband is widely used today to spread awareness. For example pink colored ones stand for breast cancer awareness program and anti racism black and white colored ones prevalent in the U.K. regarding racism. They come with messages engraved on them which makes them look authentic and is used to spread awareness as well. These rubber wristbands can be worn by both genders alike and people of any age.
These wristbands of rubber are light weight. They are skin friendly as they are made up of silicone. These bracelets are available at an affordable price, so anyone can buy them to support a cause. Yes, they can support a cause like that of a sad demise to diseases like AIDS.
Remember the black band that athletes wear to show the sad demise of another fellow athlete? Just like that there are a lot of things that you can do with these wristbands. If want you can also customize them with your own creative ideas!
Well in a nutshell what can be said is that is a bond that binds a lot of strangers together. This bond is beyond any boundary, gender, caste, creed, or color. It is a passion at time for people, sometimes it is just a promotion and yet again it can be simply a fund raising factor. Rubber wristbands are something that can be used to express multiple things.