Over $15,000 raised for childhood cancer research
(Mar 19, 2012)
The City of Westminster raised at total of $15,351 for childhood cancer research during its St. Baldrick's Day event on March 18 at Salon StELLEr. Over 40 men, women and children shaved their heads to join in solidarity with kids being treated for cancer, while raising money for life-saving research. The city honored Mayor McNally's grandson Shea who is being treated for neuroblastoma cancer.
You can still donate online at www.stbaldricks.org/events/cityofwestminster.
St. Baldrick’s events have raised approximately $118 million, providing research grants to doctors and scientists at more than 200 institutions to pursue the most promising new cures for childhood cancer, in addition to making clinical trials available to more children than ever. Since 2000, St. Baldrick’s has hosted more than 4,200 head-shaving events, shaving more than190,000 heads in 28 countries and 50 U.S. states.