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Wear it Pink Day - Breast Cancer Awareness

Friday, October 27, 2023
Wear It Pink is an annual event celebrated globally to raise awareness about breast cancer and support research to find a cure.

We challenge everyone connected to Operation Xcel to wear pink on the last Friday of this month, take pictures, and post them on Social Media. Be sure to use the hashtags in this article and tag "operationxcel" on Facebook, Instagram, and Linked In.

Relevant Hashtags
Consider using relevant hashtags when sharing your participation in Wear It Pink 2023 and engaging in conversations about breast cancer awareness and support.
• #WearItPink
• #BreastCancerAwareness
• #PinkRibbon
• #SupportResearch
• #EarlyDetection
• #FightAgainstCancer
• #PinkDay

Let's make this an impactful day in the spaces where we work, learn, play, and live! Show up PINK!

Our Stories

Meet Evan:  Evan is currently an eighth-grade student and has been attending the Jamestown Middle School Operation Homework program for three years. Evan is on the autism spectrum, which makes it challenging for him to socialize and pay attention to his classes. However, with the help of the Operation Homework teachers and social-emotional learning strategies, Evan was able to surpass his personal goal of achieving the A/B honor roll throughout his 7th-grade year. By the end of the year, Evan had made it to the A honor roll and is now more engaged with his peers, and even offers help to his teachers. Evan is a role model student who shows that Operation Xcel is a place where learners are motivated to excel in every aspect of their lives. By providing financial support, you can help us ensure that we can help other students excel, just like Evan!

We're Making a Big Impact

  • of self-sufficiency in STEM related fields

    92%

  • students served in the Piedmont Triad

    over 3000 to date, Over 450 yearly

  • growth of two or more years in mathematics

    88%

  • of teachers

    100%

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