Occasion set for Saturday, March 18 from midday to five p.m.
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – The Avenue Viera, an out of doors life-style procuring heart, introduced right now it’ll host the thirteenth annual St. Baldrick’s Large Shave occasion on Saturday, March 18 from midday to five p.m. within the life-style heart’s Central Park with The St. Baldrick’s Basis, a volunteer and donor powered charity dedicated to elevating donations and supporting analysis to discovering cures for pediatric most cancers.
“Our heart is dedicated to supporting the St. Baldrick’s Basis and their mission to overcome pediatric most cancers by way of analysis and donations,” mentioned Daisy Pickett, advertising and marketing supervisor for The Avenue Viera. “This occasion is beloved by the group and we hope to make a huge impact this yr to drive visibility, consciousness and donations for this significant trigger.”
The St. Baldrick’s Large Shave is a family-friendly occasion with an anticipated crowd of two,000 individuals all through the day. Six to 10 hair stylists will likely be on website to rotate and assist shave the heads of an anticipated 100-300 individuals.
The occasion can even function a bagpipe entry parade stroll, a knighting ceremony for teenagers, music, face portray, balloons, refreshments and meals from native eating places.
“The pandemic drastically affected our basis, nevertheless we’re hopeful this yr’s occasion will assist us to achieve our objective to assist these with pediatric most cancers,” mentioned Tom Neidert, occasion coordinator for The St. Baldrick’s Basis.
“We’re thrilled to collaborate with The Avenue Viera as soon as once more to host the biggest St. Baldrick occasion in Florida.”
Volunteers are required to boost a minimal of $100 to be eligible to shave their head. Funds might be raised prematurely of the occasion individually or with a crew, or donations might be collected on-site to take part.
There can even be a contest between the native fireplace and police departments to see who can elevate essentially the most cash for the inspiration.
To become involved with St. Baldrick’s Brevard, make a direct donation, be part of an present crew or begin your personal, go to https://www.stbaldricks.org/.
About St. Baldrick’s Basis
Each 2 minutes, a toddler someplace on this planet is recognized with most cancers. Within the U.S., 1 in 5 is not going to survive.
The St. Baldrick’s Basis, the biggest charity funder of childhood most cancers analysis grants, is on a mission to Conquer Children’ Most cancers by supporting essentially the most promising analysis to seek out cures and higher therapies for all childhood cancers.
If you give to St. Baldrick’s, you don’t simply give to at least one hospital – you assist nearly each establishment with the experience to deal with children with most cancers throughout the U.S. St. Baldrick’s ensures that youngsters combating most cancers now — and people recognized sooner or later — can have entry to essentially the most cutting-edge therapy, by supporting each stage of analysis, from new concepts within the lab to the coaching of the following technology of researchers, to lifesaving scientific trials. Go to https://www.stbaldricks.org/ and assist #ConquerKidsCancer.