Advocacy

Shavees: Tweet Your Bald Selfie to Congress #Bald4KidsCancer

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
May 12, 2015

Are you a shavee™? Do you tweet? If so, we need your help!

Tweet your bald selfie to Congress #bald4kidscancer

Recently our Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, Danielle Leach, spoke to Congress about the importance of childhood cancer research funding.

Read about Danielle’s experience on Capitol Hill >

Members of Congress were receptive, and now we need YOU to help keep the momentum going!

We’re asking shavees to tweet their shavee photo (aka, “bald selfie”) to Congress this week using the hashtag #bald4kidscancer.

Will you help? Great! Here’s how:

From a smartphone:

1. Go to www.soundoffatcongress.org/9PD0 and tap “TWEET #BALD4KIDSCANCER.”

2. Enter your zip code and email address. SoundOff will automatically enter the Twitter handles of your representatives and the hashtag #bald4kidscancer.

3. Add a short message like “I shaved my head to support cancer research!” or tap “Need Suggestions?” to choose a message.

4. Tap the “#SoundOff” button and you’ll be transferred to the Twitter app.

5. Tap the camera icon and add your shavee photo.

6. Tap “Tweet” to send!

From a computer:

1. Go to www.soundoffatcongress.org/9PD0 and click “TWEET #BALD4KIDSCANCER.”

2. Enter your zip code and email address. SoundOff will automatically enter the Twitter handles of your representatives and the hashtag #bald4kidscancer.

3. Add a short message like “I shaved my head to support cancer research!” or click “Need Suggestions?” to choose a message.

4. Click the “#SoundOff” button and you’ll be transferred to the Twitter app.

5. Copy your message, then click the Twitter icon in the top left corner.

6. Paste your message in the text box and click the camera icon and add your shavee photo.

7. Click “Tweet” to send!

Thank you so much for shaving your head and supporting childhood cancer research!

Ready? Go to SoundOff and start your tweet!

Go to SoundOff

Stay on top of childhood cancer issues by signing up for our advocacy network, Speak Up for Kids’ Cancer. You’ll get alerts when your help is needed most.

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