||Pink Heals tour stops in Starkville
STARKVILLE, Miss (WTVA) —-The 6th annual Pink Heals Tour stopped in Starkville this weekend.
The nation wide charity effort featuring pink fire trucks raises money for women battling any type of cancer. The event was held at Starkville's Fire Station 1.The national program mostly operates from donations and online merchandise sales. The event also allows communities to raise money locally for cancer, at the same time, honoring women.
"We all have moms," Pink Heals Event Coordinator Charles Yarborough said. "We all have sisters, wives. Its important to do this just for them. To honor women is the whole jest of the this. The way we do that is just by having this.
The event provided free hotdogs and hamburgers to all attendees and incorporated an area for children. The area was complete with face-painting and inflatable bouncers.