Duluth Police Department Announces Funds Raised For “Pink Patch Project” Campaign

This is the second year the DPD is participating.

Dpd Pink Patch

UPDATE (November 9, 12:00 p.m.) — The Duluth Police Department raised a total of $1,572 for the Pink Patch Project campaign.

The campaign is where officers and other law enforcement agencies wore pink patches throughout October for Breast Cancer Awareness month.

According to the DPD all proceeds are going to the American Cancer Society.

The DPD said in a press release they do plan on participating for a third year, next year.

ORIGINAL POST (September 28):

DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth police officers are going pink for the month of October to help raise awareness in the fight against cancer.

Officers and other law enforcement agencies will wear pink patches throughout Breast Cancer Awareness month as part of the “Pink Patch Project.” This is the second year the police department is participating.

All proceeds are going to the American Cancer Society and last year the DPD raised $2,853.

DPD Police Chief Mike Ceynowa said in a press release, “Everyone knows someone who’s been affected by cancer,” and that “DPD wants to continue to support all members of our community and this is one way we’ll continue to unite in finding a cure to this potentially deadly disease.”

The patches are available for the public to purchase online for $10.

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