Event 2445

A St. Baldrick’s Event

Ri Ra Irish Pub

Mar 13, 2014 • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

At: Ri Ra Irish Pub

1080 Peachtree St NE, (At Crescent & 12th), Atlanta, GA US

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Event 2445

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Ri Ra Irish Pub

What would you look like bald? Like a HERO to kids with cancer! Over 300 men and women are expected to shave their heads bald to show solidarity to children with cancer and to raise money for childhood cancer research on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Rí Rá Irish Pub, 1080 Peachtree Street (corner of 12th and Crescent) in Midtown Atlanta. Among these “shavees” will be several members of the commu- nity, the staffs at Rí Rá Irish Pub and American Haircuts, as well as members of the Georgia Tech fraternities. Those shaving their heads will be enthusiastically cheered on by crowds of friends, family, doctors, nurses, children and others who have been touched by cancer to further awareness to the fact that pediatric cancer, the #1 disease killer of children, is terribly under-funded. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation raises money and awareness globally for childhood cancer research through volunteer- driven events that pair great fun with this worthy cause. At these events, participants shave their heads in front of cheering supporters to experience themselves one of the most stigmatizing public aspects of cancer- losing one’s hair from chemo- therapy treatment. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation head shaving event at Rí Rá Irish Pub has been organized by Rí Rá Irish Pub and American Haircuts. Since 2010 over 1,000 men and women shaved their heads and raised over $500,000 the St. Baldrick’s Founda- tion. This year, we hope to have 300 shavees to raise over $175,000. Official barbers for the event will be staff members of American Haircuts, a local company with two locations in metro Atlanta. For more information about this event, please contact Dave Alexander at 404-550-9151 or visit www.stbaldricks.org/events/americanrira.

St. Baldrick’s Honored Kids

Kids with cancer are our reason for it all. They’re the inspiration behind our event and the reason we’re helping fund childhood cancer research. We believe all kids should be able to grow up and turn their dreams into realities. Join our event or make a donation, and click the photos below to read their incredible stories.

Top Participants

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  1. Britt Smith $10,631.00
  2. M Stacey Long $7,535.00
  3. David Alexander $4,794.00

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Top Teams

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  1. FIJI - Gamma Tau $16,442.00
  2. TKE-Beta Pi $15,843.20
  3. American Haircuts Staff & Clients $15,152.60

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Recent Donors

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  1. Foundations 4/11/2014
  2. John C Dantzler In Memory Of Sam Robb 3/21/2014
  3. Event Bead Sales 3/19/2014
  4. Event T-Shirt Sales 3/19/2014
  5. Friends of St. Baldricks 3/19/2014

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Event Activities

  • NOTE

    Only teams with multiple people are scheduled. During the evening we have several spots open for individual shavees, so feel free to come at the time which works best for you. We'll have 8 barbers for the entire event, so we'll get you bal

  • 5:00 - 6:00

    Pre-Event Music and Fun

  • 6:00 - 6:15

    Event Kickoff

  • 6:15 - 6:30

    Team Shaves: Ri Ra Staff Shaves, Gamma Alpha of Sigma Nu

  • 6:30 - 6:45

    Team Shaves: Sig Ep, Sigma Pi Lota Mu, Delta Sigma Phi

  • 6:45 - 7:00

    Individual Shavees & Catch Up

  • 7:00 - 7:15

    Team Shaves: FIJI Gama Tau, The Mr. Clean Team

  • 7:15 - 7:30

    Team Shaves: Alpha Omega Ministry, Alpha Sigma Phi, AEPi

  • 7:30 - 7:45

    Team Shaves: Chi Phi

  • 7:45 - 8:00

    Individual Shaves & Catch Up

  • 8:00 - 8:15

    Team Shaves: Phi Kappa Theta - Gamma Tau, Lambda Chi Alpha - Beta Kappa Zeta

  • 8:15 - 8:30

    Team Shaves: Delta Upsilon

  • 8:30 - 8:45

    Team Shaves: Theta Chi, TKE - Beta Pi

  • 8:45 - 9:00

    Individual Shavees & Catch Up

  • 9:00 - 9:15

    Team Shaves: Georgia Tech Knights of Columbus, Kappa Sigma

  • 9:15 - 9:30

    Team Shaves: Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Kappa Alpha, Razor Rash, The Bald Boys

  • 9:30 - 9:45

    Team Shaves: American Haircuts Staff & Clients, Van Michael Staff & Clients

  • 9:45 - 10:00

    Individual Shavees, Catch Up, & Closing Remarks

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