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Participant 510594

The Hillbilly Philosopher
is Shaving to Cure Childhood Cancers

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

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Event Date
Mar 24, 2012
12:00 pm
West 94th St Pub
West 94th St Pub
4711 Hope Valley Road
Woodcroft Shopping Center
Durham , NC US
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Your donations fund lifesaving children’s cancer research

$755 raised
$3,600 goal


Cancer Sucks. Kids do not. Get it? It is that simple. So I'm going to shave my head and show these kids that they have folks, who do not even know them, who love them, and are willing to work, to donate, and to care for them, no matter what. It's a mean world out there - take all you problems, and then imagine your a 8 year old who just learned he has a disease that even adults fear. It's so simple - we HAVE TO FIND WAYS to get research done, to treat kids , to comfort their parents, who are standing there looing at everything they love while it suffers - WE HAVE TO DO THIS. But there is hope. We know survivors - we know folks, kids and adults , who , thanks to the dedicated work or Doctors and the march of science are now cancer free. Imagine that - CANCER FREE. what if we could all one day have to think back to the last time we even heard of someone having cancer? You call me crazy - I say we can do it. So let's start right now - right here. Donate. Study. Talk to others. Pass the word and lets make CANCER a history question, not a boogey man who claims little kids.
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Kids Honored

Owen H.
  • Age 11
  • Raleigh, NC US
  • Neuroblastoma
  • No evidence of disease (NED)
Isaac Yarborough
  • Age 18
  • Sanford, NC US
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Cancer free
Rebecca J Simpson
  • Raleigh, NC US
  • Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
  • Angel

Donor List

  • $100 - $249

    Adam Edwards

  • $1 - $99

    Anonymous (3)

  • Barry and Crystal Royal

  • Beans

  • Tasha Elliott

  • Mike

  • April W & Frank M

  • Life Counts In Memory Of Mrs. Barbara Thompson

  • Sheri L Theisen

  • Janessa Baldina

  • Jennifer Potts Weaver

  • Jennifer Rising

  • The Viverette Family

  • Bethany McGarity In Memory Of Miss Courtney D Elliott

Thank you to our National Partner

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