A local police department is trying to raise awareness of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), cancer few are aware of.
Of those affected, most diagnosed with DIPG are children. Known as one of the most resistant cancers to chemotherapy, its suggested that if a cure for DIPG is found it might result in a cure for all types of cancer.
This November, the Copperas Cove Police Department is holding the Beard It Up & Color for a Cure Fundraiser, where male officers who donate to the cause will dawn hairy faces, and female officers who donate will paint their nails the color that represents the type of cancer awareness closest to their hearts. All funds donated will be in the name of DIPG research.
Want to help? For every donation of $30 or more, you will receive a ‘Cure Starts Now’ t-shirt. Follow this link, and the following:
Vicky Bridier and her husband (a local state trooper) lost a child to DIPG, making the disease very close to their hearts. Vicky is the fundraiser’s point of contact and you are encouraged to reach out to her at (917) 587-0008 or at email@example.com with any questions. Or if you would like to learn further information on The Cure Starts Now, please visit the site https://www.thecurestartsnow.org/.
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