Beard It Up And Color For the Cure
THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF PARTNERS WITH, THE CURE STARTS NOW FOR THE THIRD ANNUAL "BEARD IT UP AND COLOR FOR THE CURE" FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN TO FUND HOMERUN CANCER RESEARCH
Oskaloosa, Kansas September 22, 2020 - Jefferson County Sheriff announced today that it will be joining forces with The Cure Starts Now in November to raise money for homerun cancer research by participating in the third annual "Beard It Up for The Cure" fundraising campaigns.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office will participate in the "Beard It Up and Color for The Cure" fundraiser to raise money and awareness by growing beards/goatees/mustaches and/or painting their nails in fun, vibrant colors. Officers will be encouraged to post pictures on social media using #BeardItUp2020, #ColorForTheCure2020 and #TheCureStartsNow. This month long campaign is organized by The Cure Starts Now.
"Last year's campaign was a rousing success with over 3,200 participants who raised more than $215,000.00," said Brooke Desserich, Executive Director of The Cure Starts Now. "This year, we are incredibly honored to be partnering with our friends at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, who we are positive will help us raise a record-breaking amount of funds for vital homerun cancer research.
The Cure Starts Now's annual "Beard It Up and Color for the Cure" fundraising campaign has raised over $384,000.00 and funded four cancer research studies since it began in 2018. This year's campaign officially launches in November, but supporters are encouraged to sign up to take part now.
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