Shot at the Santino's Pre Event for St. Baldrick's in the Village of Romeo, Mi
Nearly 500 Volunteers to Shave Their Heads at Event
The Village of Romeo, Mich., will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for life-saving childhood cancer research on Saturday, March 10. With a goal of raising $250,000 nearly 500 participants, 19 of which are women, have registered to shave their heads to prove that it takes everyone to help Conquer Kids’ Cancer!
The Village of Romeo event is one of the top St. Baldrick’s fundraisers with more than 5,000 people coming out to support the more than 500 volunteers that are anticipated to shave by days end. The event will be a full day of activities, including a kid’s carnival, various live music performances and raffle drawings. Local Romeo St. Baldrick’s Honored Kids, Pietro Pellerito, Adam Nyquist and Noah Costa, will be in attendance and are available for interview. Both have experienced their own journeys with cancer and know the importance of raising funds and spreading awareness about the Foundation’s mission.
Why all the shaved heads? St. Baldrick’s is a a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. The Foundation hosts signature head-shaving events where volunteers collect pledges to shave their heads in solidarity with kids with cancer while raising money to fund childhood cancer research. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government.
When: Saturday, March 10
Event will start at 1 p.m. and end at 9 p.m.
Head-shaving to begin at 3:30 p.m.
Where: 269 E. Washington Street
Romeo, Mich. 48065