Why this 5th grader shaves his head each March: St. Baldrick’s

Carolyn’s Online Magazine

WHY HAS FIFTH GRADER VINCE

SHAVED HIS HEAD EACH MARCH

FOR THREE YEARS?

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Vince H.

(Grandson of Monte and Carolyn Holland)

is Shaving (his head) to Cure Childhood Cancers

If Vince can shave his head, can you donate? Help Vince meet his goal of raising $500 for St. Balderick’s Foundation. To donate click on

https://www.stbaldricks.org/participants/vinceholland2015

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Previous years he participated:

2014

Vince Shaved His Head for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation

4th Grader Vince to Shave Head for St. Baldrick’s

2013

Third-grader to Shave Head to Support Pediatric Cancer Research & Patients—St. Baldrick’s Foundation Event

2015 Event Date

Mar 15, 2015

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location

Cleveland Heights Community Center

Team

Team Fairfax

Participant Roles

Shavee

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SHAVEE BEFORE PICTURE

 Return March 20 for after photo

 

SHAVEE AFTER PICTURE

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ABOUT THE ST. BALDRICK’S FOUNDATION

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation offices are located at:

St. Baldrick’s Foundation

1333 Mayflower Ave., Suite 400

Monrovia, CA, 91016

The Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives…currently funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. The Foundation coordinates its signature head-shaving events worldwide, where volunteers get bald to stand in solidarity with kids fighting cancer and raise money to support life-saving childhood cancer research. St. Baldrick’s events are the largest volunteer-driven fundraising opportunity benefitting pediatric cancer research.

To learn more, to find an event near you, to volunteer either as a shavee or a barber, and their grant programs visit their website

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About carolyncholland

In several if my nine lives I have been a medical lab technician and a human service worker specializing in child day care, adoptions and family abuse. Currently I am a photo/journalist/writer working on a novel and a short story. My general writings can be viewed at www.carolyncholland.wordpress.com. My novel site is www.intertwinedlove.wordpress.com.
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2 Responses to Why this 5th grader shaves his head each March: St. Baldrick’s

  1. merry101 says:

    Handsome g-son!

    Like

  2. Pingback: An Easter “April Fool’s” Caper | Carolyn's Online Magazine

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