The Pink Patch Project is an innovative public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and to support organizations in combating this devastating disease. It is a collaborative effort between public safety agencies throughout the country and beyond.
The goal of the Pink Patch Project is to raise funds to further the research, treatment, and care of those battling or who have battled cancer.
The Emerson College Police Department (ECPD) will to donate 100 percent of the proceeds raised to the Ellie Fund. The Ellie Fund is an organization that provides essential support services for breast cancer patients to ease the stresses of everyday life, allowing the focus to be on family, recovery, and healing. The Ellie Fund provides transportation to medical appointments, childcare, housekeeping, groceries, nutritious prepared/delivered meals, and integrative therapies free of charge through their Healing Together Patient and Family Care Program and Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Program to help relieve a patient’s burden while in treatment.
The ECPD will be selling limited edition police patches for $10 each while supplies last. Again, all proceeds raised will go to the Ellie Fund
To purchase a limited edition patch contact Deputy Chief Eric Schiazza at 617-824-8636 or visit the ECPD at 114 Boylston Street.