Christmas tree farm goes pink for breast cancer

HOWARD COUNTY, Md. (WMAR) - You wouldn't expect a very green...Christmas tree farm to be going pink....but this one is!

From the trees outside, to the decor inside the Triadelphia Lake View Tree Farm or TLV for short is on a mission this season.

"We said why don't we pick December one of our busiest season, get people in the community to come out and support a great cause."

The cause is near and dear to this Glenelg farm family, breast cancer awareness, the Matriarch, Linda Brown is a 21 year survivor.

"I had wonderful doctors, but I had nowhere to go for me, the problems that I had the loss of hair, the prosthesis, and all that kind of stuff."

Brown has seen the progression of pink.....and the commitment to the cause continue to grow....just like the trees on her family's 85 acre farm.

She wants to give back by donating proceeds from tree sales  to the Claudia Mayer research center in Howard county.

"Every pink tag tree is 5 dollars donated and everything that's not pink they will still be a dollar donated."

Jamie Brown and his girlfriend Jen Poston are leading the charge...

"To live through what my mother lived through and I was there when it happened.  I was young and it's very hard to watch it happen, not knowing whether your mother is gonna come home or not is a big thing."

Cameron Rahnama knows what that's like.  His mom died from breast cancer 4 years ago.

He's worked with the Browns for ten years....it didn't take much to get him on board.

"It's a horrible disease.  The best think about this is raising awareness because there is nobody in this world that is not affected somehow by breast cancer."

So pick a tree and swing an axe at breast cancer....or take home a pre-cut one.....that way.....you're going green will help pink.

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