Champaign Fire Department Welcomes Pink Heals


The Champaign Fire Department is excited to announce that tomorrow, July 21, 2015, the Pink Heals non-profit organization will visit Champaign as part of their cross-country road trip promoting awareness of women’s issues. The Champaign Fire Department is partnering with them on several activities throughout the day. The Pink Heals organization is known for their unique pink fire engines, turnout gear, and other equipment. Another unique thing they are known for is allowing people to use magic markers to write personalized messages, dedications, or other words of encouragement on the pink fire engines. To show CFD’s support for their cause, all Champaign firefighters will be wearing pink shirts MondayWednesday as well.

Schedule of Events:

  • 9 am – 9:50: Station 1 for a small reception, finger food, pictures, signing the fire truck, and buying any of their t-shirts which helps fund their 160 city cross country trip.
  • 10 – 10:45 : Pink Heals will be at the City Building for any City employees who also wish to sign the fire truck, pictures, etc.
  • 11 am – 1 pm: Market Place Mall raising awareness and funding by selling t-shirts.
  • 1:30 – 2:30 – Station 1 so that other on-duty crews can sign fire truck, pictures, etc.
  • 6:15 – 7 pm – North side of City Hall on Chester St. for elected officials and others coming to City Council meeting for pictures, signing of truck, etc.
  • 7 pm – Proclamation by Mayor Feinen to Pink Heals organization at City Council Meeting.

Contact: John Koller, Fire Marshal |  Phone: 217-403-7210 / Cell: 217-281-1528
Email: [email protected]