February 16, 2011
Tulane University medical students and volunteers will have their heads shaved to raise money for the St. Baldrick's Foundation.VIEW FULL-SIZE PHOTO
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Who: More than 100 Tulane University medical students and volunteers will have their heads shaved as children fighting cancer cheer them on. Guests will enjoy a day of music, food and fun while stylists and barbers shave volunteers’ heads.
What: Media event and fund-raiser for both the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a national group devoted to helping kids with cancer, and Tulane Hospital for Children.
When: Noon, Friday, Feb. 18
Where: The atrium lobby of Tulane Medical Center, 1415 Tulane Ave.
More: Students from Tulane University School of Medicine set a goal to raise more than $60,000 to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. So far, the group has surpassed $39,000. For more information or to donate, please visit: http://www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/eventid/718/eventyear/2011
In the past three years, Tulane students have raised more than $180,000 for the organization through head-shaving events.
The head-shaving festivities will also feature a bake sale, t-shirts for purchase and a silent auction for yoga lessons, restaurant gift cards, personal training sessions and more. To participate in the auction, visit: http://tmedweb.tulane.edu/gobald/
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