The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ascension Parish is offering an opportunity for businesses and local communities to show their support and raise awareness in the fight against cancer from April 10 to May 2 with the addition of the Paint the Town Purple fundraiser.

Residents can purchase Paint the Town Purple T-shirts for $10 each.

To order a T-shirt or for information, email Noelle Franz at

The deadline to order shirts is March 13.

On April 10, participants will Paint the Town Purple by wearing their T-shirts.

Residents can also Paint the Town Purple by doing other activities, including putting up purple-themed displays in storefronts, putting purple ribbons on doors and mailboxes and swapping out white bulbs for purple bulbs, officials said in a news release.

For information, call (800) 227-2345, visit, or contact Penny Cade at (985) 665-9893 or

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