This year's event has passed, but there is still time to donate.
Current total is just over $305,000,
counting the money donated on saturday added the online donations, which is still growing.
This will keep going up everyday, event day donations should be reflected on the main website in the next 4-6 weeks.
Special Edition Around The Community: 2014 St. Baldrick's of Romeo from WBRW TV on Vimeo.
Click here to register to participate or make a donation towards the 2014 event on March 15.
Last year we raised $321,920!
2013 event photos are online, click here!
Media Update for 2014 Event
Over 500 Volunteers Expected to Shave Their Heads at Event
The Village of Romeo, Mich., will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for life-saving childhood cancer research on Saturday, March 15, 2014. With a goal of raising $350,000. More than 500 heroes are expected to register to shave their heads to prove that it takes everyone to help Conquer Kids’ Cancer! In 2013, 602 shaved in solidarity with kids who lose their hair during cancer treatment, including 30 women.
The Village of Romeo event is one of the top St. Baldrick’s fundraisers with more than 5,000 people coming out to support the more than 500 volunteers that are anticipated to shave by days end. The event will be a full day of activities, including a kid’s games, various live music performances and raffle drawings. Local Romeo St. Baldrick’s Honored Kids, Pietro Pellerito, Adam Nyquist and Noah Costa, will be in attendance and are available for interview. Both have experienced their own journeys with cancer and know the importance of raising funds and spreading awareness about the Foundation’s mission.
Why all the shaved heads? St. Baldrick’s is a a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. The Foundation hosts signature head-shaving events where volunteers collect pledges to shave their heads in solidarity with kids with cancer while raising money to fund childhood cancer research. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government.
When:Saturday, March 15
Event will start at 12 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
Head-shaving to begin at 1:15 p.m.
Where: 269 E. Washington Street
Romeo, Mich. 48065
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Romeo Schools – St. Baldricks
Buffalo Wild Wings –
The kind folks from Buffalo Wild Wings have been instrumental in the success of the Romeo St. Baldrick’s events for the past 5 years. Their commitment, donations and involvement has been amazing. And in 2014, the dedication continues, once again they will honor the top two Romeo schools that raise the most money with a catered lunch at the school for the kids that shaved their heads. Last year the lunch was a big hit and a very generous reward for the student “heroes” that were brave enough to shave their heads.
- Individual Romeo school teams are created
- Students and faculty at each school raise money in a friendly competition of each other
- The two highest school ON-LINE totals as of Saturday, March 15th 2014 at noon wins the lunch
- Lunch will be for the students that were ‘registered” and shaved their heads
- Lunch will be catered from Buffalo Wild Wings and served at an agreed time and date from the two winning schools
Romeo has raised over $1,081,021 in just 7 years of hosting events for St. Baldrick's.
Let's show the world how Michigan Conquers Kid's Cancer!
Our event is drawing people from across South-Eastern Michigan and beyond.
Shavees for 2013