Youngsville Football team in conjunction with Warren General Hospital Relay for Life Team hosted a pink out on Friday, Oct. 5. Many students and staff supported the "pink out" wearing pink to school as well as to the football game. Fundraisers held that evening were: multiple raffles which included an IPad with a pink smart cover and a pink Terrible Towel autographed by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger. The Youngsville Basketball Team organized a corn hole game, the cheerleaders organized a favorite senior contest, and the band donated 10% of the concession profits.
Tammy's Hairitage in Youngsville also pink stained hair the whole month of October for a donation of $5 that also went towards Youngsville's "Pink Out" campaign. Proceeds exceeded $1000, all to be donated to WGH Cancer Care Center.
Warren Area Elementary Center hosted a "Pink Out" on Oct. 12 to show support for breast cancer awareness. Over 400 children, staff, and faculty dressed in pink in honor of breast cancer. The school also raised $680, which was donated to the Cancer Care Center.
Beatty Warren Middle School hosted a pink out basketball game on October 25, 2012. The seventh and eighth grade girls basketball team raised $1500 through the sales of pink t-shirts for the game, which was all generously donated to Warren General Hospital Cancer Center. Terry Cook, Director of the Cancer Care Center attended the "pink out" girls basketball game on Oct. 25 where he was presented the check by the girls basketball coach. Concessions from the game as well as the donations collected by the cheerleaders at halftime during both games were also donated to the Cancer Center for a grand total donation of $1800.
During Eisenhower High School varsity football game on Oct. 26, the boosters held a 50/50 raffle. All the proceeds from that raffle also were generously donated to the Cancer Care Center. The total donation was $388.
Warren General Hospital and the Cancer Care Center would like to thank all the area schools for showing their support in the fight against breast cancer. Many women battle this disease everyday. The overwhelming support shown by Warren County local schools demonstrates what a wonderful community we live in.