February 19, 2013
Phone: (504) 247-1443
WHO: Dozens of Tulane University medical students will go bald in solidarity with pediatric cancer patients in one of the area’s largest head-shaving fundraisers for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a national volunteer-driven charity committed to curing childhood cancers. Tulane’s youngest oncology patients will help volunteer stylists lead the shearing and cheer on students.
WHAT: Media event and fundraiser for both the St. Baldrick's Foundation and Tulane Hospital for Children. The event – organized entirely by first- and second-year med students – aims to raise more than $40,000. In five years, Tulane students and staff have raised almost $300,000 for St. Baldrick’s with more than 600 heads shaved.
WHEN: 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 22
WHERE: The atrium lobby of Tulane Medical Center, 1415 Tulane Ave.
MORE: Click here to find out more or to make a donation. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a national, volunteer-driven charity committed to funding research to cure childhood cancers. Across the country, groups host head-shaving events where volunteers go bald to stand in solidarity with kids fighting cancer and to raise money to support life- saving childhood cancer research.
(Video produced by Ryan Rivet)
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