Events and Fundraisers

YOU Helped Raise $1.3 Million for Childhood Cancer Research This September

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
September 29, 2021

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is coming to a close, but as a member of the St. Baldrick’s community, you know that lifesaving research must continue EVERY month.

Thank you for always being there for kids with cancer! 

With 32 events in September, the St. Baldrick’s community raised more than $1.3 million for childhood cancer research. 

Those funds will go toward the most promising research so that kids not just survive, but thrive after cancer, living longer and healthier lives.

Here are just a few of the highlights from the month – and a few ways you can help before the month is over!

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Volunteer Spotlight: Richard Kligler

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
August 31, 2021

St. Baldrick’s volunteers tend to be remarkable folks. But even among tens of thousands of outstanding people who are quite literally saving lives by supporting childhood cancer research, Richard Kligler and his family stand out.

Richard Kligler poses with a Buddha statue at the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery in Hong Kong

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Fathers & Sons, Teaming up to Give Kids a Lifetime

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
June 18, 2021

Fathers and sons have played a big role in the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, many creating their own legacy by shaving and fundraising together. Others have just begun a tradition that may last for decades.

Father-son duos; James and Dave, Samuel and Clifton, Dylan and JimFrom left to right: James and Dave, Samuel and Clifton, Dylan and Jim

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5 Ways to Work Your Bald Head

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
April 24, 2020

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 #DFYchildhoodCancers, 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!)

man getting his head shaved

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What to Do If Your Event Has Been Rescheduled or Canceled

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
March 13, 2020

UPDATE: Like all of you, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation is well aware of the concerns regarding large public gatherings across the country. In light of COVID-19 and our concerns for the well-being of the entire St. Baldrick’s community, especially the most vulnerable among us, the Foundation’s Board of Directors has adopted the latest CDC guidance for public events.  As Foundation practices never override civil laws, regulations, or public health policies and recommendations, effective immediately, all St. Baldrick’s head shaving events should be postponed to May 15 or later.  While we all hope it will not be necessary, we will monitor CDC guidelines in the event it becomes necessary to extend that deferral. If you have not yet been notified of any changes to the status of your event, please check the event’s page to see if the date has changed, or send your VEO an email and request an update. Their contact information is located on the event page by the event details.

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Events and Fundraisers

It’s Back! The Annual St. Baldrick’s Sweepstakes – Your Vacation is Calling

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
October 15, 2019

If you had the chance to WIN the ultimate getaway while supporting an amazing cause – like funding childhood cancer research – would you do what it takes? It’s that time of year when the temperatures begin to drop, and your mind starts to drift to dream vacation destinations – that’s where we come in! St. Baldrick’s is back at it, running our 4th annual sweepstakes for participants who register and fundraise early.

Don’t miss out on your chance to win a once in a lifetime vacation while helping #DFYchildhoodCancers. Register now.

Meet Brian Christopher – he joins past sweepstakes winners Jim Varagona (2017, Disney Cruise) and Mark Silvius (2018, Tahiti) as the 2019 sweepstakes winner.

Brian in uniform.Our 2019 sweepstakes winner, Brian Christopher, says his love of kids is what motivates him to raise money and shave his head for childhood cancer research.

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