The next day, CKNX News found out about the act against bullying that David and Travis organized. This news story was reported and broadcasted nationally with news of this kind acting spreading all over Canada
The boys decided that every year on February 26th, they would take a stand against bullying. Wearing a pink shirt to remember the boy who was bullied was going to be their symbol to fight bullying. Click To EditThe boys decided that every year on February 26th, they would take a stand against bullying. Wearing a pink shirt to remember the boy who was bullied was going to be their symbol to fight bullying. In 2008, millions of people across Canada wore a pink shirt, reaching all the way from the East Coast to the West Coas Help Insert ParagraphUndoes the last commandRedoes the last commandTabUntabSet a bold styleSet a italic styleSet a underline styleSet a strikethrough styleClean a styleSet left alignSet center alignSet right alignSet full alignToggle unordered listToggle ordered listOutdent on current paragraphIndent on current paragraphChange current block's format as a paragraph(P tag)Change current block's format as H1Change current block's format as H2Change current block's format as H3Change current block's format as H4Change current block's format as H5Change current block's format as H6Insert horizontal rulelinkDialog.show Summernote 0.8.11 · Project · Issues
The event grew attention all over Canada, in 2008 students from coast to coast were wearing pink shirts on the 26th to stand up and fight bullying
In 2009, they made and sold their own pink, anti- bullying t-shirts. These shirts are sold for $10 every year with a new style coming out annually. All proceeds are donated to Boys and Girls Club. Since 2009 they have mad net proceeds of over 2.3 million dollars.
Pink shirt day has now grown on an international scale. Over 180 countries including U.S.A, China, Japan, New Zealand and many others participate in Pink shirt day