The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce on August 7, 2018 they will begin participation in the #PinkPatchProject, an innovative campaign designed to increase public awareness about breast cancer and to raise funds for the fight against the disease.
The #PinkPatchProject is a collaborative effort by law enforcement agencies throughout the United States. The program centers on vibrant pink versions of the agency’s uniform patches, and will be worn by Deputies from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office during “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” in October. The pink patches are intended to stimulate conversation within the community and to encourage public awareness in the early detection and fight against this disease.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office will be selling their pink patches to the community, and proceeds from the sale of these commemorative #PinkPatchProject items will go to the LaRena Smith Bengoa Run, Ride or Walk for the Cure Cancer Charity to benefit cancer patients in our community. The initial cost of these patches was funded by deputies involved in the program with no impact on public funding and at no cost to Humboldt County.
For more information on the #PinkPatchProject, visit www.pinkpatchproject.com
Courtesy: Lt. Sean Wilkin, HCSO