4TH ANNUALPAINT PALESTINE PINK WALK/RUN: OCTOBER 11, 2014
Paint Palestine Pink was founded in August 2010 as a non-profit organization. It serves Anderson County and surrounding areas. The goal of Paint Palestine Pink is to increase breast cancer survival rates by providing mammograms to women and men that are uninsured and underinsured. To apply for assistance with a mammogram go to the Mammogram Application and fill out the application form All money raised by this organization is used locally, none of the funds are sent to state or national organizations. Funds are used strictly to benefit residents of Anderson County and immediately surrounding areas only. This organization is completely funded by donations and run by a board of directors and community volunteers.
The 3rd Annual PAINT PALESTINE PINK walk/run took place October 12, 2013. The PPP Walk/Run consists of three events, a 1.5 mile Fun Walk, a 10.5 mile Loop Walk, and a 10.5 mile Loop Run. All three events, the 1.5 mile Fun Walk, the 10.5 mile Loop walk, and the 10.5 mile Loop run all started and finished at Texas Oncology. The event was quite successful, with over 270 registered participants and almost $31,000.00 raised. The 2014 PPP will take place on Satruday October 11, 2014. Registration has not yet opened, however we will begin accepting donations for 2014 on Oct 31, 2013. You may donate on the donations page.
2013 Paint Palestine Pink Walk TOP FUNDRAISERS: The top fundraisers for the 2013 walk/run were:
INDIVIDUAL: Jodie Alewine, Jason Huffman, and Jacob Ernest
TEAM: Wal-Mart Transportation and Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist Church