Pinky Swear Foundation to Host Annual Perk’s Pinky Swear Mess Fest to Help Kids with Cancer

Edina, MN (June 10, 2019) – The Pinky Swear Foundation is excited to host the annual Perk’s Pinky Swear Mess Fest, in partnership with KARE 11’s Eric Perkins on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Event participants will experience 11 different “slopstacle” courses located at Minnesota Pro Paintball in Lakeville, MN including Perk’s Paintball Pit, Silly String Tangle, Perk’s Pipeline, Cities 97 Foam Dance Party and many more. All proceeds of the event will support Pinky Swear Foundation’s mission of helping kids with cancer and their families.

“At Pinky Swear Foundation, we are helping kids who are battling cancer with financial and emotional support,” says Erica Campbell, executive director for Pinky Swear Foundation. “We are supporting kids and their families with their immediate needs; working hard to make a real impact right now. The Perk’s Pinky Swear Mess Fest is such a fun and engaging way to support such an important mission.”

Event Details – 
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Minnesota Pro Paintball // 22554 Texas Ave., Lakeville, MN 55044
Registration Fee: $0*

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*New This Year:Pinky Swear Foundation is eliminating registration fees and instead encouraging participants to fundraise a minimum of $30 to participate in Perk’s Pinky Swear Mess Fest event ($15 dollars covers your event t-shirt, swim cap, medal and event overhead. $15 goes to support Pinky Swear Foundation and our mission of helping kids with cancer).

“We are so excited to see everyone come out this year and get their hands dirty…literally,” continues Campbell. “This is such a unique way to support others.”

The 2019 Perk’s Pinky Swear Mess Fest event sponsors include KARE 11, Minnesota Pro Paintball, Deli Express, Tria Orthopaedic, Wiley Wallaby Australian Style Liquorice, NutriSource Pet Food and Cities97.

About Pinky Swear Foundation
Founded in 2003, Pinky Swear Foundation is a national 501c(3) nonprofit headquartered in Edina, MN passionately committed to helping children with cancer and their families with financial and emotional assistance. Pinky Swear Foundation activities include a variety of community engagement and fundraising events around the nation, raising more than $15.5 million to-date. To learn more, visit