Danville organizations prepare to get creative at Color for a Cause

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DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- Danville Mall will be hosting Color for a Cause, an event that raises funds and awareness in support of local organizations.

During the event on March 13, participating organizations are provided a mural and given two hours to color.

Guest judges will select the most creative mural to win a prize donation and the murals will also go on to a community vote where one will be chosen to be displayed in the Mall.

The participating organizations include:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Danville
  • Community Improvement Council
  • Head Start
  • Cross Roads Reconciliation Services
  • Dan River Nonprofit Network, Danville Area Humane Society
  • Danville Cares
  • Danville Head Start
  • Danville Public Library
  • Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association
  • God's Store House
  • GWHS Japanese Club
  • Pittsylvania County Community Action
  • Southside Virginia Wildlife Center
  • The Free Clinic of Danville

"We are excited to be holding this fun event for the second year in a row. We want to use the Mall common areas for events that inspire shoppers, families and the community and Color for a Cause does just that. We want to invite all local organizations to participate and spread awareness of the great work they do in the Danville community," said Coles Doyle, Marketing Director for Hull Property Group.

Throughout the evening, shoppers can participate by showing their receipt to earn a point for a participating organization. Color for a Cause donates $1 for each point earned and the organization with the most points receives an additional prize donation.

The event begins at 5 p.m.

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