Gather round, ghosts and goblins, Halloween is creeping around the corner, bringing along with it the best fall-tastic ways to fundraise. Check out these 13 spooktacular ideas to support childhood cancer research grants for a scary good time!
Are you ready to make a difference and save lives? Join the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for the exciting 60-Mile Run Facebook Challenge to Conquer Kids’ Cancer. Throughout September, in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, take on the challenge of completing 60 miles in 30 days while raising funds for lifesaving research and bringing hope to children battling cancer.
A Challenge for Everyone:
Not interested in running? No problem! You can achieve the 60-mile goal by walking, cycling, hiking, or even dancing. The key is to complete the distance in a way that suits you, while contributing to the cause and enjoying your preferred activity.
School is out, pools are open, and grills are fired up. Whether you want to make the most of the warm weather or you’re just looking for a way to get the kids involved, make this summer count by raising money to fund research that helps kids with cancer. Here are five ideas to get you started.
The cape comes off, the broom comes out and there’s a chill around your dome that wasn’t there a few minutes ago. You’re bald … now what?
Continue fundraising to #ConquerKidsCancer, that’s what!
Here are 5 easy ways you can work your bald head to raise funds for lifesaving childhood cancer research:
(Pssst…your participant page link stays active until the end of the year!)
We know a thing or two about hair.
At St. Baldrick’s head-shaving events, shavees℠ raise money for childhood cancer research by pledging to shave their heads in support of cancer patients, who often lose their hair during treatment.
Should you shave your head for kids with cancer? Take this quiz and find out >
We don’t collect hair donations, but volunteers are welcome to shave their heads at St. Baldrick’s events and donate their hair to another organization. It’s a great way to help two charities at once, and you can do it all in five easy steps!
Not ready to rock a bald head? You can still donate your hair AND help find cures for kids with cancer with a Do What You Want fundraiser.
You’ve shaved every year for the past few years and have the nagging feeling that your fundraising is getting stale. Your bald head just isn’t bringing in the dollars that it used to. What can you do?
Meet Eugene, St. Baldrick’s shavee and team captain. He has 3 tips to energize your fundraising …
Longtime participant and team captain, Eugene, shaves during the 2017 Heroes for Hannah St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event in the Cayman Islands. Photograph by Deep Blue Images
1) ‘I Challenge You … ‘
Every two minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer. That means 25,000 kids around the world will hear the words “you have cancer” this month alone.
But there’s hope. Did you know that the St. Baldrick’s Foundation is the largest charity funder of childhood cancer research grants in the world?
We are inviting you to join us. Your corporation can help fund lifesaving research, wherever it takes place, so kids can lead long and healthy lives.
Here are 5 easy ways your business can Conquer Kids’ Cancer.
As a cancer survivor, Karen knows that having cancer is a terrifying experience for an adult. She doesn’t want kids to go through what she did — that’s why she’s shaved eight times and raised thousands of dollars for kids’ cancer research! But how does she raise the big bucks year after year? Read on for 8 tips from the veteran shavee℠ herself …
A mom and cancer survivor, Karen has shaved for St. Baldrick’s for 12 years.
*This blog was originally shared in 2018, but everything still holds true and Karen still continues to be a rock star shavee!
1. Make it easy for people to donate: When I send out emails, I always include the link to my St. Baldrick’s participant page. I also make fliers and mail out over 200 of them — and every single one includes a self-addressed, stamped envelope, so no one has to look for an envelope and stamp to send a check back to me.
Camden and his smile.
#CammersTough is more than just a hashtag. It represents the story of a boy who fought cancer with incredible strength and courage. His story of resilience in the face of continued hardship is what made him an inspiration to others.
Follow @StBaldricks on Twitter.Twitter is a great tool to connect with St. Baldrick’s shavees, volunteers, and share with your family and friends about your fundraising initiatives for childhood cancer research!
Here are our five favorite tips for using Twitter to increase your fundraising:
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