In celebration of the St. Patrick’s Day means corned beef, green beer and shave your head? That is what the local residents in the Green Bay, Wis., did it to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation on Saturday Fox11Online.com have been reported.
The Saint Baldrick’s Foundation hosted its annual head-shaving fundraiser to raise money for childhood cancer, and more than 200 people were killed with the loss of their locks.
One of the children honored was a 6-year-old Iana Stoinski, one of the five Holy-He’s the 2011 ambassador for the children to use. Stoinski, was diagnosed with stage four kidney cancer at the age of two. After six months of intensive treatment she is now cancer free.
“We just did our first one in 2004 and raised to $ 1,800, and here we are, seven years later, in the six figures,” the organiser, Barry Fitzgerald (“fitz” she said.
The event is being held in California. Brendan’s Inn in Green Bay, raised more than $115,000.
All of the money will go directly to cancer research.
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