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Sioux City Fire Rescue Donates to Fight Against Cancer

SIOUX CITY, IA -

Sioux City's Professional Firefighters Association and the International Association of Firefighters are spreading some holiday cheer.

They've donated $3,500 to the June E. Nylen Cancer Center.

All of the proceeds were raised from the sale of pink t-shirts in their "Care Enough to Wear Pink" campaign.

It's part of a campaign organized by firefighters across the country.

The shirts were sold in October in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The money will provide services such as free mammogram screenings at the cancer center.

"It is a whole new experience when you find out that either you have cancer or a loved one has cancer. You'll never forget that day. So if we can help alleviate a little bit of that... I think we've accomplished it," said George Glass with Sioux City Fire Rescue.
 
"Having a cancer diagnosis is very overwhelming. It can create a lot of havoc in one's life naturally. Especially if they're not able to work or they don't have insurance. It's very rewarding to be able to help people because of donations like this," said Pat Hubbard from the June E. Nylen Cancer Center.

A few shirts are still available and can be picked up at Sioux City's Fire Station Number 5 on Singing Hills Boulevard.

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