Monday, December 17, 2012
Pink T-shirts were purchased by firefighters across Rhode Island during the Pink Heals “Cares Enough to Wear Pink” campaign, including firefighters in Barrington.
The RI Pink Heals has once again teamed up with firefighters throughout the state of Rhode Island, including firefighters Barrington, to wear pink tee shirts while on duty to support the women of RI with ALL types of cancer. The shirts were worn by all the participating fire departments from Oct. 21-28, 2012. This year, the shirts also have the name “Jenna” on the left sleeve to remember 9-year-old Jenna Jacques who passed away on July 6, 2012 from brain cancer. Jenna Jacques was an advocate for childhood cancer in RI and also who the RI Pink Heals named their pink rescue after. It was also special to put Jenna’s name on our shirts because Wednesday, Oct. 24th would have been her 10th birthday. Firefighters throughout RI purchased 1,…
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The third annual 'Cares Enough to Wear Pink' campaign is a coordination between the RI chapter of Pink Heals and firefighters across Rhode Island, including Barrington.
The Barrington Fire Department gets another visit today, Oct. 24, from the RI Pink Heals. Look for the pink T-shirts. The Pink Heals organization has once again teamed up with firefighters throughout Rhode Island to wear pink T-shirts while on duty to support women with all types of cancer. The shirts are pink because it is the color of women, not the color of the disease. The shirts are being worn by all of the participating fire departments this week, Oct. 21-28. This year, the shirts also have the name "Jenna" on the left sleeve to remember 9-year-old Jenna Jacques who passed away on July 6 from brain cancer. Jenna was an advocate for childhood cancer in RI and also who the RI Pink Heals named their pink rescue after. It was also …
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Rhode Island chapter of Pink Heals stops by the Barrington Fire Department.
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Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Barrington firefighter David Paull submitted this story. The Rhode Island chapter of Pink Heals came by the Barrington Fire Department Wednesday morning, Oct. 26, with Jackie (the pink ladder truck) and Susanne and Anna (the two pink police cars). Members from all four department platoons showed up in support of this great cause, most of them off duty! A handful of general public stopped by to sign one of the vehicles in honor or memory of a loved one touched by cancer. Town Manager Peter DeAngeles and Fire Chief Gerald Bessette also stopped by to show their support. Some merchandise was also sold which directly supports the cause of RI Pink Heals and its mission (ripinktrucks.com). The sale of the shirts that the firefighters wear on duty…