I am shaving to cure childhood cancers. Would you do the same?

''St. Baldricks Day''

St. Baldrick’s website link: http://www.stbaldricks.org

My first experience with head shaving for cancer was at high school in New Zealand. A few selected male teachers, and even a female student were having their heads shaved. The funds they raised went towards a cancer foundation. I was very moved by their brave actions (especially the 13 year old girl), and I vowed to do the same one day.

Message (as can be seen on my webpage):

“I’m shaving my head to raise money for childhood cancer research! Did you know that kids’ cancers are different from adult cancers? It’s true. And childhood cancer research is extremely underfunded. So I decided to do something about it by raising money for cures.

Now I need your help! Will you make a donation? Every dollar makes a difference for the thousands of infants, children, teens, and young adults fighting childhood cancers.”

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I’m sure you yourself is also affected by cancer in some way, whether it would be because of diagnosed family members or friends. I have a couple of family members who has or have had cancer. My grandmother passed away from intestinal cancer before I even had the chance to meet her.

Childhood is one of the happiest moments in our lives, and it is completely unfair that some children cannot experience this in the same way as we have.

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Since right now, my hair is very long (waist-length), I will also donate my hair to creating wigs for cancer patients.

My personal donate link: https://www.stbaldricks.org/participants/IssariyaManakongtreecheep

– Izzy

P.S. Tell me what you think about this form of ‘head shaving’ fundraisers. Do you think they are effective?