Participant 1042376

Heather Knoch Before

Heather Knoch

shaved to cure childhood cancers!

Jun 5, 2020 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Event: Mepham High School's "Chop Your Locks for Charity"- VIRTUAL EVENT JUNE 5th, 7pm-8:30pm

At: Mepham High School

2401 Camp Ave, Bellmore, NY US

Conquer Childhood Cancers

Fundraising

$1,753Raised

$1,500 Goal

$1,500 Goal

(888) 899-2253

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Participant 1042376

Participant 1042376

Every 2 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer. Help me fund the research that will save their lives!

Fundraising

$1,753Raised

$1,500 Goal

$1,500 Goal

(888) 899-2253

Download Donation Form

Participant 1042376

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I shaved to raise money for childhood cancer research

Jun 5, 2020 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Event: Mepham High School's "Chop Your Locks for Charity"- VIRTUAL EVENT JUNE 5th, 7pm-8:30pm

At: Mepham High School

2401 Camp Ave, Bellmore, NY US

I shaved to raise money for childhood cancer research

Do you know a child with cancer? If not, you should consider yourself extremely lucky.


Over the past two years, I have known four children who were diagnosed with four different types of cancer. Rhabdomyosarcoma, Midline Diffuse Glioblastoma, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma and Type B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.


And of these children, three are now beautiful Angels watching down on us.


Before knowing about their diagnosis’ there were many facts about children’s cancer that I was completely unaware of. For example, did you know that there are only a limited number of drugs made to specifically battle childhood cancers? Many of these little warriors are fighting their battle with drugs that are intended for use in adults. ADULTS! As if being put through the ringer by the disease wasn’t enough, these helpless children are then ravaged by the implications of their medications and the lifelong side effects that they are left to contend with.


Many are left unable to bear children, suffering from seizures, chronic headaches and back pain, loss of bowel control, and heart issues. All of this makes sense, when you factor in that since 1980, there have only been 3 new pediatric specific cancer drugs introduced. We are using these highly toxic drugs that have had few, if any, changes made to them—on their young, fragile bodies.


That is why I have decided to participate in the 2020 St. Baldrick’s Event


On March 18th, I will be cutting off 10+ inches of my hair along with hundreds of others in order to raise awareness and money to help fund research in the goal of treating and stopping childhood cancer.



I am asking for your help, in reaching my goal of raising $1,500.


 I can’t do this without you, and these children can’t get better without our help. Let’s work together and help win the fight against childhood cancer.

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  • Shavee

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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.

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