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Media Advisory: Carr Intermediate children to shave their heads to conquer childhood cancers! March 18, 2014
Event: Students and teachers will BRAVE the SHAVE and go BALD during their Fourth Annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fundraising event. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation sponsors head-shaving events around the world by asking the simple question: How much money would you donate to conquer kids’ cancers to see me shave my head? Volunteer barbers donate their time and participants raise funds and then sit back and have their heads shaved in solidarity with kids who have been diagnosed with cancer.
The money raised goes towards grants given to doctors and scientists who are dedicated to finding cures and treatments for infants, children, and young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer. This year, Carr is dedicating the event to a former Carr student who is in remission for Ewing Sarcoma and two 6th grade students currently in remission for other childhood cancers. The media is invited to attend the event which is part of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Conquer Childhood Cancers campaign. Participants will receive an “Ask Me Why I’m Bald” button to continue to increase awareness and raise funds after the event as well.
Who: Carr Intermediate School staff and students
When: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Where: Carr Intermediate School
2120 W. Edinger Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Photo Ops: There will be colorful photo opportunities with children and teachers having their heads shaved on stage.