Event Date: Saturday, March 15 | Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation Head-Shaving Event to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research
Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundsation signature head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for life-saving childhood cancer research on Saturday, March 15. Two-hundred participants have registered to shave their heads to support the Foundation’s goal of raising $250,000 to conquer childhood cancers.
Saturday, March 15
Event will start at 11 a.m. and end at 4 p.m.
Head-shaving to begin at 11:30 a.m.
744 52nd Street
Outpatient Center Atrium
This year’s ambassador, eight-year-old Harlem Clemons, and his family will be in attendance at the event. Harlem, who is from Oakland, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at the age of 5 and underwent six months of chemotherapy. Today he is cancer-free and a powerhouse on the track and soccer field.
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater and former Oakland Raider Jerry Porter will be in attendance to meet the kids and serve as a celebrity barbers for the event. They will be at the event from 11:30 a.m. until about 1:30 p.m.
Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland supporters
St. Baldrick’s shaveesSM, volunteers, supporters and donors
Worldwide, a child is diagnosed with cancer every three minutes, and one in five children diagnosed in the U.S. will not survive. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation hosts head-shaving events during which volunteers collect pledges and shave their heads in solidarity with children fighting cancer. For more information, check out the Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland’s St. Baldrick’s event, please click here.
Melinda Krigel; (510) 428-3069
Holly Moisa; (510) 325-7233