First Round of New Gloria Gemma License Plates Completed

PAWTUCKET, RI — The first round of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation’s new “Ribbon of Hope” license plates were recently completed and will be available for pick-up.

Plates will be available for pick-up starting Monday, September 8 at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Cranston.

Proceeds from the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation’s new Ribbon of Hope license plate will expand free breast cancer screenings offered through the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Women’s Cancer Screening Program.

At the event, attendees can also place orders for the new license plate, which costs $41.50 and features the Gloria GemmaBreast Cancer Resource Foundation’s trademarked pink ribbon image and the word ‘HOPE’ on the side. Additionally, order forms can be found at

In October 2012, Rhode Island lawmakers approved the new plate. State law required the sale of at least 900 sets of license plates before production began.

Please call the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation at 401-861-4376 with any questions.

One in six Rhode Island women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, now in its tenth year, offers free breast health education, awareness, and support programs statewide, inaddition to some parts of Massachusetts and Connecticut. For more information, please visit

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