Why SouthCoast Men Are Suddenly Wearing Red Tutus
You may have seen a trend on your Facebook or Instagram feed over the past few weeks. More and more SouthCoast men are walking around in red tutus. It doesn't matter if they are working, relaxing around the house, or out grabbing a bite to eat. These SouthCoast men are rocking red tutus like it's their job.
Look at the legs on Mario Ribeiro as he seats parties at the Cask and Pig in Dartmouth.
If you've been wondering where this all started, we have your answer. For the second year in a row, the Friends of Jack Foundation has launched the #TutuChallenge, a fun way for the Mattapoisett-based charity to raise money for children's health and wellness on the SouthCoast. Who knew scrubs could look this good with a red tutu? But here we are with Dr. Chad Beattie from Hawthorn Medical Associates.
Fun 107 partners with the Friends of Jack Foundation each year for our Food for Tots program, where restaurants donate a percentage of their sales to the foundation. The foundation is dedicated to making Boston's world-class healthcare as accessible as possible to all of the children here on the SouthCoast – without a trip to Boston.
The red tutus have been circulating around the SouthCoast for the past several weeks. Men receive the packages in the mail with instructions to put on the tutu, then have someone take a picture of them doing something creative and fun in the tutu. The men are then instructed to post pictures of themselves in the red tutu on all of their social media platforms.
In the post, the men will pass the challenge onto to another guy to participate using the hashtags #tutuchallenge and #friendsofjack.
Finally, a $50 donation is made to the Friends of Jack Foundation.