Jay’s Moving Saskatchewan – Pink Trailer for Breast Cancer
In 2009, Jay’s Moving Saskatchewan entered into a unique partnership with Breast Cancer Action Saskatchewan (BCAS). One of Jay’s freight trailers was wrapped from front to back with custom graphics to promote awareness of the BCAS and to honour women who have battled breast cancer. As the trailer travels the province to various events, cancer survivors are invited to sign their names directly onto the trailer as a testament of courage. “The response from the community has been fantastic. Each and every time the semi arrives at an event, people are lined up to sign it,” says Tia Lutz, Executive Director of BCAS. It is a moving experience for those who leave messages and also for those who read them.
Jay’s own Margo Gray was the second person ever to have signed the trailer and recently celebrated five years of being cancer free. She says, “There is no feeling like looking down at your file and reading ‘Invasive Ductal Carcinoma’. My heart stopped. They said my window for reoccurrence is 5 years, and if it is going to come back, the chances are greatest in the first 5 years. I have been clear on every mammogram and MRI since that first dark year. I hate to toot my own horn…but toot, toot!!!”
Jay’s Moving Saskatchewan believes that supporting people in the communities they serve through programs like the Pink Trailer for Breast Cancer is very worthwhile, and it’s gratifying to know that we’ve helped to raise awareness and funds to help people (sometimes our own friends, coworkers and family) fight and win against breast cancer.