Participant 733337

Keith Carter Before
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Keith Carter

shaved to cure childhood cancers!

Sep 19, 2014 • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event: The Wicket, Cricket Square

At: The Wicket, Cricket Square

171 Elgin Avenue, Cricket Square, George Town, Cayman Islands KY

Conquer Childhood Cancers

Fundraising

$4,636Raised

$2,000 Goal

$2,000 Goal

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Participant 733337

Participant 733337

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

Fundraising

$4,636Raised

$2,000 Goal

$2,000 Goal

(888) 899-2253

Download Donation Form

Participant 733337

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I shaved to raise money for childhood cancer research with: Kensington Management

Sep 19, 2014 • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event: The Wicket, Cricket Square

At: The Wicket, Cricket Square

171 Elgin Avenue, Cricket Square, George Town, Cayman Islands KY

I shaved to raise money for childhood cancer research with: Kensington Management

I'm shaving my head to raise money for childhood cancer research! In September 2013, I went along to the first Heroes for Hannah Shave event (which raised US $234,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation) and, like everyone else there, was deeply touched by Hannah’s story. So touched, in fact, that it moved me to volunteer to have my head shaved at the 2nd Annual Heroes for Hannah Shave, which will take place on Friday 19 September at The Wicket, Cricket Square. Two of my work colleagues at Kensington Management Group, Ltd., Jon Brosnihan and Tom Dillon, have also volunteered and together we form ‘Team Kensington’ for a joint fund raising effort. Here is Hannah’s story, which truly highlights the desperate need for funding into childhood cancer research that the St. Baldrick’s Foundation is dedicated to help provide:. In July 2012, age 4, Hannah was diagnosed with anaplastic medulloblastoma, a type of brain cancer; following 22 months of treatment including surgery, radiation and 13 rounds of chemotherapy, Hannah’s tumors have disappeared and today she has been declared “cancer free”. It’s wonderful news, isn’t it? However, the harsh reality for her family is that Hannah has a 5% chance of surviving the next five years and in the highly probable event of relapse there are no known successful medical trials for them to follow. Treatment has come at a huge price for Hannah; the radiation has caused her brain to shrink, making control of all voluntary movements very challenging. As a result Hannah, is disorientated when standing and needs full support to perform any motor functions we all take for granted, like walking. The chemotherapy has caused hearing loss and nerve damage, which is now affecting her basic bodily functions. Shockingly all childhood cancers combined receive only 4% of US federal funding for cancer research; without vital cancer research funded by organizations like St. Baldrick’s, Hannah and kids like her will not survive. Whilst her family continues to treat the side effects of the treatment with therapies and medications, they count each day with Hannah as a blessing. Please consider making a donation on behalf of Kensington’s ‘BBB’ (Bold Bald Boys) to help this most worthy cause. Kensington is donating the proceeds of its dress down days for both August and September to the Baldrick’s Foundation; perhaps your own companies can do something similar? Thanks so much for any support you can give – nothing is too small or too large. Cheers, Keith

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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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