The staff at the Penticton Western News wore pink to support the 14th annual Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 24.
The team also participated in the Pink Breakfast Boxes that support the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs. So far, the Boys and Girls Club has raised more than $16,000 towards their $20,000 goal that will go towards programming for children and youth.
Kindness starts with everyone, says the Boys and Girls Club.
The team at the Western News couldn’t agree more.
SOME QUICK FACTS:
• one in five kids are affected by bullying
• bullying happens at school, at work, at home and on the Internet
• 440,000 pink shirts have been sold
• $2.5 million has gone towards anti-bullying programs throughout Western Canada