[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.