Produce for Pink campaign raises $6,000 - The Packer

Produce for Pink campaign raises $6,000

10/18/2011 05:11:00 PM
Pamela Riemenschneider

click image to zoomCourtesy DMA Solutions Inc.Missy McDill, left, and Dan'l Mackey Almy, right of McDill and Associates and DMA Solutions presented a check in the amount of $6,000 to representatives from the St. Joseph's Mercy Foundation. The money was raised through the Produce for Pink campaign at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit in Atlanta. ATLANTA — Attendees at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit showed commitment to support breast cancer causes through the inaugural Produce for Pink campaign.

On Oct. 17, the campaign presented a check for $6,000 to the St. Joseph’s Mercy Foundation, an organization that provides assistance to breast cancer patients in the Atlanta area.

Money was raised through donation boxes on the expo show floor, from a donation on behalf of the Women’s Fresh Perspectives attendees on behalf of Gill’s Onions and from the proceeds from a drawing featuring a prize guitar signed by Billy Dean and Martina McBride and donated by Naturipe Farms.

“We’re very pleased with the results of this inaugural promotion and look forward to growing the campaign and support for the cause in coming years,” said Brock Nemecek of Dallas-based DMA Solutions Inc., an event organizer.

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