Every kid deserves to grow up cancer free

Fund the best research in the world for them

#KidsAreGold

Join the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. Invest in the best research & help cure kids’ cancers.

Ways to Get Involved

Childhood cancer research is powered by you. Shave your head, start an event, or raise money your way.

Take Action

Be a part of the grassroots movement to make childhood cancer research funding a national priority.

Kids & Families
2016 $37,158,937
2015 $37,031,351

Meet our Ambassadors, see how families of kids with cancer can get involved or start a fund in memory of someone you love.

About St. Baldrick's

It started with a friendly dare: would you shave your head and donate money to kids’ cancer research? What happened next would change the world.

581,407
participants
and
12,658
events & fundraisers
Thanks to our National Partner

The ultimate college head-shaving tournament is back! Does your school have what it takes to raise the most money for childhood cancer research? Sign up here.

Reasons to Start an Event

Head-shaving events are organized and run by volunteers. Want to start an event for your own community this year? Here are 5 reasons why that's an awesome idea!

Fall Grants Are Here

Fall is here, and so is another $2.1 million in childhood cancer research grants — all made possible by you! Check out the 2016 Fall Grants.

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-powered charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long, healthy lives.

You give kids their best chance at a happy childhood, free of cancer
Real cures for real kids
Childhood cancer doesn't discriminate.