Purple tires circulate city for fundraiser
A Relay For Life team “pit crew” is delivering purple tires to Maderans who are “tired of cancer” as part of a fundraiser for the annual cancer awareness event.
For $10, Team Great Beginnings Family and Friends will deliver a message along with a car tire decorated in the American Cancer Society’s color for cancer survivors.
The fundraiser, which will continue through April, will help raise money for cancer research.
“This year the Relay For Life theme is sports themed, it’s ‘Scoring One Against Cancer,’” said Linda Nicacio, the event’s team development chair and head of Team Great Beginnings. “Each team has a different sport and ours is car racing. We thought it would be cool to do ‘tired of cancer’ with tires that people can donate and send to each other." ...