Tulips Speak Out Against Cancer 

Folks statewide stepped outside Monday to play a part in the Maine Cancer Foundation’s Pink Tulip Project planting day.The Pink Tulip Project is a fundraiser for breast cancer, it was started in 2006 by a breast cancer survivor. There are now more than 70 pale pink tulip gardens statewide.Various organizations throughout Maine support the fund-raising effort. This year, Oxford Networks is sponsoring tulip gardens at all three of it’s locations.Over the years, the project has raised more than $120,000 dollars. The money goes to the women’s cancer fund at the Maine Cancer Foundation, but this is about more than just raising funds. It’s also about raising hope.For more information on the Pink Tulip Project, and to find out how to start your own tulip garden, visit