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 www.stbaldricks.org.
Feb. 18; 8 to 10 a.m.
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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