About 540 people were trained on Sunday to celebrate the 15th annual fundraising for St. Baldrick's Day in Irish Pub Keyy Hoynes on the Square of the Armory.
Both steps of the shave, as the clamping cutters, removed the lock after closing the ground
St. Baldrick & # 39; s are part of a large national fundraising effort that supports research on childhood cancer medications. Kitty Hoins is particularly well known for his insatiable fundraising efforts; Syracuse's main product earned the highest rank in the country in 201
6 and 2017.
By the end of the shaving day on Sunday, event organizers said they had reached their goal of raising $ 500,000. The biggest player was the 14-year-old Bodie Centore, which collected just over $ 30,000. Centore is part of the first team, Baldacious Baldies, a group of middle school students from Onondaga Hill, who earned almost $ 53,000 – enough to fund a research grant.
Centore said that he and his friends were not only motivated by friendly competition from other teams, but the personal relationships that they made with children who are now ill and at war.
Comrade Austin Townley, 14, repeated the feeling of the Center.
"When you know them, you know with them, you know what's going on and you can check that they are okay," said Townlie. "It's really cool to know that you're doing something good."
Griffin's team was ranked second behind the slim brand of razor, raising almost $ 51,000 to Griffin Engle of Cicero, who was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer right after his sixth birthday and died 14 months later.
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Kitty Hoyne has shook more than 6,000 heads and raised $ 5.3 million for 15 years. I can not say enough about this place that we were lucky enough to call home, "said Chow Downey, a participant of the event. Downie was a participant in the event since its foundation, and emphasizes the sense of community as the basis of its success.
"Many good, caring people always do what is right … There are no questions, just right,
Many participants would agree.
" I do this as a way of giving back, "said Sue Kline," shavee "St Baldrick, who has been banging every week since March 14.
Klein's 26-year-old granddaughter, Briand Klein, has long survived childhood leukemia. After diagnosis at age 6, Kline spent three years of treatment. Granny Sue says that every year she shoots with solidarity with children and families who are not lucky. "Many other children do not know "
The numbers are being blamed, according to the St. Baldrick Foundation, childhood cancer is the number one killer in the United States, and one of the developing children will not survive. Every two years, a child is diagnosed with cancer every two years.
Katie Arva (33 years old) is the gray-haired mother of two who first cut her head on Sunday afternoon.
Father, "Arva said, describing her motives for seeing.
Her children, 3 year-old daughter and 18-month-old son are healthy, but Arva said she could not imagine that some parents were forced to be forced. go through It was her way of supporting them to do what she called "even the smallest bit" difference.
This is a compilation of those small parts of the difference that show the true nature of this community and individuals in it. 15 years later, St. Baldrick & # 39; s Kitty Hoyne shook over 6,000 goals and raised over $ 5 million. And most shavees say they will come back.
Sue Kline rubbed her fresh, shy hand with one hand, as another draped on her shoulders grandchildren, both women with a smile from ear to ear.
as long as possible, – said Kline.
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