'Caps to support Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday

Raising awareness and funds for anti-bullying programs

This coming Wednesday, February 26, Whitecaps FC club ambassador Carl Valentine and 'Caps mascot Spike will be making some noise for the seventh annual CKNW Orphans' Pink Shirt Day on the corner of Granville and West Georgia Street from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. PT. 

The 'Caps encourage you to join the conversation this Wednesday by wearing something pink to help symbolize that we as a society will not tolerate bullying anywhere. CKNW Orphans' Fund will also be raising funds through #PinkShirtDay in support of various anti-bullying programs in British Columbia, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Coast BC, Kidsafe, and Kids Help Phone.

How 'Caps fans can contribute:

  • Visit club ambassador Carl Valentine and ‘Caps mascot Spike on the corner of Granville and West Georgia Street from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday, February 26.
  • Join the conversation and make some noise against bullying by tweeting using the hashtag #PinkShirtDay.
  • Challenge your friends and co-workers to commit to a bully-free lifestyle and wear pink on Wednesday, February 26.
  • Purchase your official Pink Shirt Day T-Shirt online at Shop.PinkShirtDay.ca or participating retail locations. The official Pink Shirt Day T-Shirt is available for $9.80 with net proceeds going to anti-bullying programs.
  • Help spread the Pink Shirt Day Public Service Announcement on your Facebook wall or Twitter account.

To learn more about CKNW Pink Shirt Day, please visit www.pinkshirtday.ca