Turn The World Orange Day for Pat Summitt

Chip & Joe Turn The World Orange day

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) – East Tennessee is holding the red, white and blue for the holiday weekend.

The color of the day on Friday is Orange.

It is a tribute to Pat Summitt who was buried on Thursday in her hometown of Henrietta, Tennessee

Knoxville Pays It Forward is organizing the tribute.

Here is the pitch on their Facebook page.

“When Pat was first diagnosed we showed our support by wearing orange. We let her know that #WebackPat. Now that she’s is coming closer to the end of her journey lets once again show the world what a class act is and will always be. Lets all come together to support her friends , her family and her fans by wearing orange to show our love for the greatest coach of all time who changed college ladies basketball history. #Legend Please invite everyone you know. SEnd pics of your work, friends and family . And most of all #PrayforPat.t #WebackPat #PatSummit #LadyVols. Share Share Share !!!!!”

We Back Pat shirt

The Vol Shop is also releasing a commemorative Pat Summitt t-shirt on Friday to benefit the Pat Summitt Foundation.

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