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Sales from pink patch, special hat to benefit casting for recovery

CONTRIBUTED BY TWRA
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be selling a pink patch and hat with the patch during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All proceeds from the sales go to Casting for Recovery, a nonprofit organization that exists to take women affected by breast cancer fly fishing,

The cost for the patch is $10 and $20 for the hat. These items have been donated for purchase, thanks to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation s 100 percent of the purchase price will go to Casting for Recovery.

The items may be purchase online at shop.gooutdoorstennessee.com.

Casting for Recovery (https://castingforrecovery.org/) provides healing outdoor retreats for women with breast cancer, at no cost to the participants.

CfR’s retreats offer opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life, and experience healing connections with other women and nature. The retreats are open to women with breast cancer of all ages, in all stages of treatment and recovery.

“I am thankful every day for Casting for Recovery and the ladies that have been brought into my life,” said Lindsay Long, CfR Coordinator. “These women are the epitome of the word survivor, many willing to step out of their comfort zone to learn a new sport that most would have never tried before breast cancer.

“I am very grateful to the giving of individuals, local businesses and national corporations that make it possible to provide our retreat at no cost to the participant such as TWRA and its efforts thru the pink ribbon patch and hats to support the Tennessee Programs of Casting for Recovery.”