Shaving heads to fight kids’ cancer at UI Health



The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System hosts an annual head-shaving fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Doctors, nurses and families of children with cancer volunteer each year to be shorn in support childhood cancer research. To sign up as a “shavee” or to volunteer or donate, visit


Feb. 18; 8 to 10 a.m.


UI Hospital

1740 W. Taylor St.


UI Health provides comprehensive services to children and adolescents with cancer, leukemia, sickle cell disease, hemophilia and other blood disorders. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation began as a challenge between friends and has grown into the world’s largest volunteer-driven fundraising program for childhood cancer research.

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