Agawam Fire Department

The Agawam Fire Department is located just outside of Springfield, Massachusetts in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. The department provides Fire services, as well as Paramedic Level EMS to a population of about 30,000 residents in 24 square miles.  The Pink Patch Project is "in house" for our firefighters only, supporting a local organization called Rays of Hope - affiliated with Baystate Health Foundation, that promotes Breast Cancer awareness, prevention, treatment and survival! So Far we have raised $700
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Ashby Police Department

The Ashby Police Patrolmans Association is excited to join the Pink Patch Project in 2019. Officers will be wearing the pink patches and pink badges to help raise awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection and treatment. This innovative public awareness campaign will help generate conversation and garner support for all our pink warriors out there!
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Ashland Police Department

The Ashland Police Department provides law enforcement services for a population of approximately 19,000 residents covering 13 square miles.
The men and women of the Ashland Police Department are pleased to announce 2021 will be the first year participating in the “Pink Patch Project”.
The Ashland Police Department will be selling a limited number of pink patches for $10 each, with all the proceeds benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Additionally, several officers will be wearing the pink patches on their uniforms throughout October to help raise awareness of breast cancer and the importance of early detection and treatment.
 
 
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Auburn Police Department

The Auburn Police Department is located in Central Massachusetts and employs forty full time police officers, including the Chief of Police.  We have been involved with the Pink Patch Project for three years and are proud to have been one of the original agencies that brought the idea to our region after learning about it through the social media of other departments in Massachusetts.
For the third year in a row, we are partnering with the Adam Bullen Memorial Foundation to try and make a difference on a local, family level.
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Belmont 9-1-1 Joint Public Safety Communications

The Belmont 9-1-1 Joint Public Safety Communications handles 911, police, fire, EMS emergency communications. The department also handles after ours calls for all other town services after hours. 
We are excited to continue to support the pink patch project .  2020 marks our second year with the pink patch project. 
 Emergency communications personal have been authorized to wear these patches on the their uniforms for the month of October.  
We have again dedicated this year's fundraising efforts to honor one of our police lieutenants, who continues fighting her battle right with this devastating disease . We will be making our donation to the Ellie Fund www.elliefund.org
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Bentley University Police Department

The Bentley University Police Department is located in Waltham, Massachusetts, approximately 10 miles West of Boston. The Bentley University Police Department oversees and provides public safety and security for a close-knit community of 5100 students. 2021 will be our first year participating in the pink Patch Project, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Our pink BUPD patches are available to purchase for $10 each, with 100% of the proceeds being donated to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
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Berklee College Police Department

The Berklee College of Music Police Department is located in Boston, Massachusetts and serves the Berklee College of Music Campus Community. The department was formed in late 2015 after conducting a security threat analysis and making the decision to implement a fully sworn police department and got rid of their previous security-only model.
Our department has 13 sworn Patrol Officers, 3 sworn Patrol Sergeants, 2 sworn Lieutenants, a sworn Captain and a sworn Chief of Police and we service a campus community of students, faculty and staff of almost 7,000 and operate 2 additional satellite campuses in both Los Angeles and Valencia, Spain.
2020 will be our department's first year with the Pink Patch Project and with the current pandemic we are getting after the fundraising and raising awareness early! Our officers will be wearing the patches for the month of October and we are putting the patches on sale as soon as possible to maximize our campaign. Cancer has touched the families and loved ones of many of the families of our department and within our larger campus community. 
We are eager and excited to be a part of the 2020 Pink Patch Project Campaign! 
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Berlin Police Department

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The Berlin Police Department is located 12 miles NorthEast of Worcester. The department provides law enforcement services for a population of approximately 4,000 residents covering 13 square miles.
This year is our departments first year participating in the pink patch project, and officers will be wearing the patches as part of their uniforms. 
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Bolton Police Department

 
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and officers of the Bolton Police Department are proudly taking part in the @pinkpatchproject to show their support, wearing specially designed pink BPD patches on their uniform sleeves throughout the month. Members of the Bolton Police Union will be volunteering their time and selling patches to help support breast cancer education, prevention, treatment and research efforts. All proceeds from the sale of these patches will be donated to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute - Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers.
 
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Boston School Police Department

The Department of Safety Services, including Emergency Management and the Boston School Police, was formed in order to help create and maintain a safe and welcoming environment in all school buildings. Safety Services was developed in the late 1970’s and the Emergency Management component followed in the mid 1980’s to address the dynamic safety climate throughout the world. 
Who We Are
We are comprised of an Executive Director, Director, Chief and Assistant Chief of Boston School Police(BSP), 75 BSP Officers, and one essential administrative coordinator. Our officers in school buildings function as Special Officers with powers authorized by Rule 400a, governed by the Boston Police Department. The Director is responsible for emergency management to include: oversight of school safety plans, emergency drills, and general building safety
What We Do
We are a proactive organization enjoying the support of the Superintendent and school communities who recognize the important role Boston School Police(BSP) plays in supporting the safety and advancement of our students. The goal of the safety services team is to provide and maintain a safe learning environment for students and staff through daily communication and collaboration with school leaders, staff, families and partners. Our team is committed to ensuring a safe school community in partnership with other BPS departments, local law enforcement and municipal agencies, non-profit community based organizations, faith-based organizations, and residential and business communities.
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Brandeis University Police

The Brandeis University Police is proud to be a member of the Pink Patch Project. It is a public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and support breast cancer research organizations in combating this devastating disease. 
The Brandeis Police Department has partnered with the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts.  To obtain a commemorative patch we request you make a charitable donation to the cancer research organization of your choice and a patch will be provided to you.
 
 
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Bunker Hill Community College Police Department

The Bunker Hill Community College Police Department is once again participating in the Pink Patch Project during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The goal of the project is to raise awareness for Breast Cancer and to help raise funds to further the research, treatment, and care for those battling this disease. We are passionate about this cause because this disease has affected so many lives within our community, and beyond. Join us in “Putting The Cuffs On Cancer” ! 
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Cambridge Fire Department

The Cambridge Fire Department kicked off its participation in 2021 and is excited to be new this year with the Pink Patch Project.  We have recreated our Department Patch to pink patch for these fundraising efforts.  It is our inaugural year and we were hoping to raise $3000-$4000 this year for the Ellie Fund "Supporting Patients. Funding Care. Providing Hope." 
 
The following is from the Cambridge Fire Department Web Page.
The Cambridge Fire Department was established by an act of the state legislature on March 17, 1832 with a suppression force of 6 engines and 1 ladder truck. Today the Department is a 21st Century “All Hazards Department” which provides not only fire protection, fire prevention and education, emergency medical advanced life support, heavy rescue service, and protection to the environment - but all technical rescue skills as well, including hazardous materials, high-angle, collapse, trench, and confined space rescue, and water/ice rescue, both surface and underwater.
 
 The Cambridge Fire Department is staffed by 270 sworn members and 6 civilian members under command of Acting Chief Engineer Gerard E. Mahoney. The Department is a member of Boston UASI (Urban Area Security Initiative) and MetroFire, the Boston area mutual aid network. Thirty-four cities and towns, including Massport, participate in MetroFire.
 
The Department consists of 2 Fire Suppression Divisions and 4 Staff Divisions. Suppression companies operate from 8 fire houses strategically located throughout the city. The Fire Investigations Unit investigates undetermined, suspicious, and incendiary fires.
 
The sworn members of the department maintain membership in Local 30, International Association of Firefighters, Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts, AFL/CIO/CLC. Celebrating 100 years, Local 30 is the oldest local in the Commonwealth.
 
The following is from the Ellie Fund web page.


Welcome to the Ellie Fund 





SUPPORTING PATIENTS.FUNDING CARE.PROVIDING HOPE.





Our Mission




To provide essential support services for breast cancer patients to ease the stresses of everyday life, allowing the focus to be on family, recovery and healing. Providing transportation to medical appointments, light housekeeping, nutritional and grocery assistance, childcare reimbursement, nutritious prepared/delivered meals and integrative therapy services free of charge through our Healing Together Patient and Family Care Program and Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Program help to relieve a patient’s burden while in treatment. The Ellie Fund is honored to provide assistance to breast cancer patients residing in and/or receiving treatment in Massachusetts.

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