Pink T-Shirt 2017 (Pick-Up At The Record Only)
Support Anti-Bullying Awareness. Whether, you are an individual, school or business celebrating Anti-Bullying Week or a local Pink Shirt Day, we welcome everyone to come together and help each other grow.
Pink Shirt Day February 22, 2017
For the past 6 years Newspapers in Education, Kitchener Rangers Hockey Club and the YMCA identify the need to address this concern and are committed to promoting safer schools and a positive learning environment. Through our dynamic anti-bullying program we will provide students and the community with articles, inspiring stories, and resources on where to look for help when you may need a helping hand.
Congratulations to Amy Darkes from Waterloo Oxford District Secondary School for winning the 2017 Pink Shirt Design Contest!
Pink Shirt Day is coming. Make sure you purchase your pink shirt and rock it on February 22nd, 2017. Processes of all t-shirt purchases go toward WAYVE. Wellness Acceptance Youth Voices Empowerment (WAYVE) is a mental health awareness and bullying prevention group focusing on youth leadership and community building in Waterloo Region
The start of Pink Shirt Day
In 2007, two high school students from the small community of Cambridge in Nova Scotia witnessed a Grade 9 boy being bullied for wearing a pink polo shirt on his first day of school. Bullies harassed the boy, called him a homosexual for wearing pink and threatened to beat him up. Disgusted with this treatment, the students went to a nearby discount store and bought 50 pink shirts, including tank tops, to wear to school the next day. Then the two went online to e-mail classmates to get them on board with their anti-bullying cause that they dubbed a “sea of pink”. The next day not only were dozens of students outfitted with the discount tees, but hundreds of students showed up wearing their own pink clothes, some head-to-toe.
It was this story that inspired the movement Pink Shirt Day, a day where students are encouraged to wear something pink on the last Wednesday of February to symbolize that we as a society will not tolerate bullying anywhere.
Please note there is NO SHIPPING on this product, you must be able to come to 160 King Street East, Kitchener to pick up your order from the front desk. Hours are Monday to Friday 9am-4pm
Don’t forget, to tweet us a photo of of you rocking your #pinkshirtday