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St. Baldrick’s Foundation raises money for cancer patients

A participant has her head shaved as a sign of solidarity with cancer patients. A participant has her head shaved as a sign of solidarity with cancer patients.
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

If you want to be a hero for kids with cancer, we have just the event for you! 

St. Baldrick's and Columbus Regional Health are continuing the fight together to save children from the difficulties of living with and dying from cancer. 

March 12 is St. Baldrick's Day, and Tim Beals from Columbus Regional stopped by our studio to tell us more about the fundraiser that took place at Scruffy Murphy’s at 5 p.m. 

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is an organization that raises funds to research grants for pediatric cancer research. Last year they raised about $37 million and they are the largest granter of such funds other than the U.S. government. 

“St. Baldrick’s Day is the local event to contribute to that where participants shave their heads in solidarity with children who are fighting cancer and get donations to add to that pot,” Beals said. 

Beals said they welcome as many donations as possible, and it’s never too late to get involved. To learn more about the organization and how you can help out, visit their official website at this link.  

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