Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Think Pink to fight breast cancer


The following is a press release by the University of New Haven:

A "throng" of University of New Haven staff, students, and faculty members are participating in the UNH “Think Pink” campaign to raise money for breast cancer research. Several campus groups will solicit donations for the Father McGivney Center for Cancer Research at the Hospital of St. Raphael, including the UNH women’s basketball team, cheerleaders, Undergraduate Student Government Association, Greek associations and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

The week will culminate in a “Think Pink” basketball game at 2 p.m. Feb. 9,in the Charger Gymnasium. Donations will be accepted at the door for pink ribbons and T-shirts.

Also, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 16, the Yale New Haven Hospital Digital Mammography Mobile Van will offer free mammograms to the community in the parking lot of Maxcy Hall on the UNH campus. The event is free and is sponsored by Yale-New
Haven Hospital in conjunction with UNH health services.

The Think Pink Campaign is sponsored by UNH Department of Athletics /NCAA Div. II Community Engagement, and co-sponsored by: The Office of Student Activities , SCOPE, The Office of Residential Life, Health Services, Sodexho Dining Services, SAAC, Delta Phi Epsilon and the UNH Greek community, Charger Cheerleaders, The Experiential Education Office, Tarsey Anastos Photography, Humphrey’s East, West Haven Shop Rite, Power Teesplus, Flower Creations by Raul Rivera and Yale New Haven Hospital.

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