The Pink Pearl Foundation kicked off its flock of activities to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) with the “Pink Kitchen“. This event featured various dignitaries and celebrities serving food to everyone who came to the Pink Kitchen. The attraction and buzz created by these celebrities gave the organizers of the event an opportunity to talk about the dangers of breast cancer and its symptoms. There was also free breast cancer screening and consultation for participants.
The first day servers were Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, Executive Governor of Delta State and the First Lady, Roli Uduaghan. Other celebrity servers on the day were singer Onos Ariyo , actor OC Ukeje and comedian Seyi Law.
Day 2 saw Sammie Okposo thrill the crowd not just by serving them food but also by performing his songs. Wife of comedian, Mabel Makun also participated in serving food on that day. The third & final day featured renowned actor and Delta State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Richard Mofe-Damijo, MTV Base Africa Award winning musician, Mo’Cheddah and her producer/record label executive Rogba Arimoro.
Over 300 women were screened and a total of 44 women and 1 man were found to have lumps and other breast abnormalities. They were advised accordingly and were booked for follow-up appointments. A lady diagnosed with breast cancer was assisted with funds to enable her begin chemotherapy and surgical treatment.
Photos From the Pink Kitchen