The Pink Bra Run is just around the corner. Please see the information below if you would like to participate. We need to register everyone by one week from today, Thursday, May 9th.
There are still some volunteer opportunities available. Here is the email I sent out last week. Please post the flier that is attached and share the link on the Facebook page.
Activism is a huge part of being a part of a union. Last year Local 478 started participating with Krewe de Pink. They raise money for Tulane Cancer Research Center for Breast Cancer Research.
In the past year I have had the great pleasure of getting to know this group and the researchers benefitting from the funds Krewe de Pink raises.
Krewe de Pink does two major fundraisers each year. The Pink Bra Run and Dat Pink Prom. This is an entirely volunteer organization and every cent goes to research. Simonette and I were able to tour the Research Labs last year.
The Pink Bra Run is always the Saturday before Mother’s Day, which makes it Saturday, May 11, 2019. In addition to our sponsorship of Krewe de Pink, Local 478 has agreed to pay for good standing members to participate in the Pink Bra Run. If you would like to register, please contact Rachel so she can register you. email@example.com or call the office 504-486-2192 x1. Find time to decorate a pink bra to wear (we might have a decorating party), or just wear your usual running attire. It is a certified run, I will be walking and you can too. The run starts in Gretna and finishes at the Point. The website has many photos from the past years. https://www.krewedepink.org/ Please come have some fun with us!
We are also in search of VOLUNTEERS and some equipment / supplies. If you would like to volunteer for race day or for some of the preparation, please let me know. Here is a list of things we need assistance with. We try to get things donated so all the funds we are raising go to the researchers. If the production you are on would like to participate, they might be able to assist with some of the equipment or volunteer needs.
Equipment / Supplies – some things can be dropped off on Friday or earlier. I can also take things here at the office.
Location signs – Anyone have a vendor or a production who might donate 10 of them? – Taken Care of!!!!
Stage – needs built and moved to the Point morning of. We have lumber. – Taken Care of!!!!
Pop-up tents – probably need 6 that will be used along the route and at the beginning and end.
Ice – who can get me a great connection to possibly get ice donated?
Water – who can get me a great connection to get more water donated?
Bracelets – anyone know where we can get the rubber bracelets made in pink? Probably need to make 500
Water Stations – set up, man, and tear down – on the route and at the end
Medal distribution – at the end of the race
Face Painting – at the end of the race
Set Up – Tables, pop-ups, hang banners, put out location signs
Sell T-Shirts – we have shirts from past years we plan to sell
Move the Honor Wall to the Point – could probably travel with the stage
I’m sure there are some things we haven’t thought about. Please let me know if you can volunteer or might have some equipment we can use. firstname.lastname@example.org
Can’t participate, think about giving to Krewe de Pink on Give NOLA Day, May 7th. https://www.givenola.org/
Watch out for more information about Pink Prom at the end of September, beginning of October.