St. Baldricks

By Jack Higgins

What is St.Baldrick's?

St.Baldrick's raises money to support and find cures for childhood cancers. Involved members of St.Baldrick's shave their heads in events held across the country in order to gain awareness. St. Baldrick's was founded in 2000, and holds shaving events across the world in 22 countries. About 175,000 kids are diagnosed with cancer each year.

Who Does St.Baldricks Help?

St.Bladrick's helps families across the world who have a child that is diagnosed with cancer at a young age. They also help hospitals across America who need funding for their research, to help find a cure for childhood cancers.

About Childhood Cancer

Every 3 minutes a child somewhere in the world a diagnosed with cancer.Cancer kills more children in the U.S. than any other disease.In the 1950’s every single child who was diagnosed with cancer died, today we are able to cure more than 90 % of all childhood cancers.There are dozens of types of Childhood cancers that affect people across the world every single day. Many adult cancers can be diagnosed early, however with children the cancer has already spread and developed making it more difficult to treat.