PHOTO GALLERY: Guardians of the Ribbon brings pink firetruck to MU

Thursday, November 17, 2011 | 7:23 p.m. CST; updated 9:38 p.m. CST, Thursday, November 17, 2011

The Kansas City chapter of the Guardians of the Ribbon visited MU's Lowry Mall on Thursday and brought the pink firetruck the JennieLee. Students could sign the truck to show their support for breast cancer patients. The Guardians of the Ribbon is an organization of firefighters, police officers and community leaders focused on raising awareness of and money for the fight against cancer. 

The Kansas City chapter of the Guardians of the Ribbon brought the JennieLee, a pink 1972 fire engine to Lowry Mall for people to sign in support of Relay For Life of Mizzou on Thursday. Guardians of the Ribbon is a national organization of firefighters who support women with cancer.
Kaleigh Turner, left, and Lexi Hayob look for a place to sign the JennieLee on Thursday afternoon on Lowry Mall. The truck is based out of Kansas City and has been painted pink and on the road since September 2010.
Thousands of signatures cover the JennieLee. Notes from the hubcaps to the bumpers are both in memory of those who have died of cancer and in support of those currently fighting cancer.

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