CHP Donates Money Raised by Pink Patch Project to American Cancer Society

This is a press release from the California Highway Patrol:

CHP California Highway Patrol badgeThe California Highway Patrol (CHP) will hold a check presentation to benefit cancer research as a result of funds raised by the Pink Patch Project. The check will reflect the proceeds from the sale of the CHP’s pink patches that were purchased by its active and retired employees in the fight against cancer.

The Pink Patch Project is a collaborative effort between the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs’ Association and more than 260 public safety agencies across the nation. The CHP has partnered with the Pink Patch Project to combat cancer by raising public awareness, along with funds, for research and treatment.

In an effort to continue the battle against cancer, the CHP introduced a limited edition, official Pink Patch for sale to its employees. More than 7,200 patches were sold and the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

WHO: Pat Rowe, Chief, California Highway Patrol

Anthony Miranda, Chief, Vernon Police Department, Pink Patch Project Chairperson

Julie Van Dooren, Executive Director West Region, American Cancer Society

WHEN: Monday, December 11, 2017, at 1 p.m.

WHERE: CHP Headquarters, 601 N. 7th Street, Building B, Sacramento, CA 95811

VISUALS: Presentation of oversized pink check.

The mission of the California Highway Patrol is to provide the highest level of Safety, Service, and Security.


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