Tulane Medical Students 'Going Bald' for St. Baldrick's

March 16, 2009

Keith Brannon
Phone: 504-862-8789


WHO:    More than 100 Tulane University medical students and volunteers will have their heads shaved as children fighting cancer cheer them on.

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:     2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 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 $55,000 to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. So far, the group has surpassed $40,750. For more information or to donate, please click here. The head-shaving festivities will also feature a silent auction and bake sale to raise money to build a Boundless Playground within Tulane Medical Center so that all children seeking treatment at the hospital – even those with disabilities – will have a safe and fun place to play. Guests will enjoy a day of music, food, and fun while stylists and barbers shave volunteers’ heads.

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