Slideshow: 2013 Saltus St Baldrick Head Shaving

March 15, 2013

[Updated] Over 40 Saltus students had their heads shaved to raise funds for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and P.A.L.S. this morning [Mar 15], with their combined efforts seeing in excess of $100,000 raised.

Leading up to the head shaving, the students and their families have been busy raising additional funds in a number of ways including lemonade stands, bake sales, “Casual for a Cure” Fridays at their parents’ offices, and a pizza and bake sale.

The slideshow below has over 200 photos from this morning’s event:

Starting at 4.30pm this afternoon, the St Baldrick’s Foundation will kick off their official head shaving event at BAA. The online pledge sheet shows that Vanessa O’Flynn is in the lead with pledges, with some $53,741 in pledges as of this writing.

Update 5.07pm: Saltus said that in checking the St. Baldrick’s site as of 4:56 p.m. on March 15th, Upper Primary students had raised $111,969 — exceeding their goal of $75,000.

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  1. Zombie Apocalypse says:

    What great kids. Well done, all of you.

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  2. Purple says:

    Warm & fuzzy - and I DON'T just mean the hair!!

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  3. AWESOME says:

    Thats so nice....

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  4. Petra says:

    So proud of all these kids, well done!

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  5. D. Evans says:

    Awesome. Great job everyone, its for a great cause

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  6. Lisa says:

    it was amazing to watch and be a part of, very proud of my boys and everyone that took part!!!

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  7. Digger says:

    These kids and parents raised over $111000.00 for a worthy cause well done all of you.

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  8. Bermuda Male says:

    Well done to the all involved...$110k is no chump change, that's for sure

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  9. Wendy says:

    Well done to all involved....pictures bought a tear to my eye....

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  10. Just so proud of all of you. Well done you baldies, you are so great.

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  11. Cheryl Moulder says:

    Well done Saltus participants. We are very proud of what you have done...

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  12. parentoftoddlers says:

    It was an amazing event at Saltus for such a good cause!! Go Saltus!! Makes you appreciate what you have.

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  13. Bermygirl says:

    Awesome job, Saltus! So proud of our future generation!

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  14. Play Ground says:

    Did I hear on TV that The Hair that is dyed can not be used ?

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    • joe says:

      They don't use the short hair anyway, that's why they were told they could dye it. The girls with long hair donated their locks which were not dyed.

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  15. just a thought says:

    Well done. Would be nice if the folks could donate that to govt school charitable events that have a good cause. some govt schools go n fund raise n cant get a 10th of that. Whats the secret.

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  16. just a thought says:

    Just read the article again n i see part of why it works.....Parental envolvement plays a big part. This was great for all to pull together for a great cause.

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