Participant 734779

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Roberto la Donna

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

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$1,295Raised

$1,000 Goal

$1,000 Goal

(888) 899-2253

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Participant 734779

Participant 734779

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

Fundraising

$1,295Raised

$1,000 Goal

$1,000 Goal

(888) 899-2253

Download Donation Form

Participant 734779

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I shaved to raise money for childhood cancer research

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

I'm shaving my head to raise money for childhood cancer research! Did you know that kids' cancers are different from adult cancers? It's true. And childhood cancer research is extremely underfunded. So I decided to do something about it by raising money for cures. Now I need your help! Will you make a donation? Every dollar makes a difference for the thousands of infants, children, teens, and young adults fighting childhood cancers. I am shaving because Hannah Meeson has touched my heart, and inspired me to do something about children who are courageously battling childhood cancers. Children should not have to suffer due to underfunding. Help me help children like Hannah, by donating what you can and spreading awareness by sharing this page. On Friday 19th September, at the 2nd Annual Heroes for Hannah Shave at The Wicket, Cricket Square, I'll be shaving my head to raise funds for the St Baldrick’s Foundation*. I know that Hannah's story has touched the hearts of many within our community and around the world and highlighted the desperate need for funding into childhood cancer research. 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 The Meesons is that Hannah has < 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. Whilst The Meesons continue to treat the side effects of the treatment with therapies and medications, they count each day with Hannah as a blessing. 

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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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  1. Anonymous 9/21/2014
  2. lorraine paladeau 9/20/2014
  3. Matthew and Liam Dunnet 9/20/2014
  4. Bethany cook + Abali Hoilett 9/19/2014
  5. Mrs. Kathy Lopes In Honor Of Hannah Meeson 9/19/2014

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