So events like the "Pink Splash for a Cure"Tuesday in Fountain Park are a big deal to let people know the work of the foundation is still there to help others. He said "we can't help if people don't ask."
The event also illustrates the importance of people coming together to support each other in a common cause.
October is national breast cancer awareness month and the annual "Pink Slash" kicks off the month and by adding the pinkish die to the fountain's water they hope the pink water coming from the fountain reminds people everyday of the terrible infliction cancer is on the individual and their families.
She said it is encouraging that they are finding more and more ways to treat patiants and helping in their treatment. She also spoke about the support of each person battling cancer saying that a survivor is everyone passed diagnosis that is with us is a survior
More than 100 attended the annual event, but many others supported through basket raffles, t-shirt sales and other donations.