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Tulane medical students shave heads to benefit St. Baldrick’s

February 24, 2016

Carolyn Scofield
Phone: 504-247-1443
cscofiel@tulane.edu

*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***

WHAT:  Off with their hair! Dozens of Tulane University medical students will go bald in support of pediatric cancer patients in one of the area’s largest head-shaving fundraisers for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The national, volunteer-driven charity is committed to curing childhood cancers.

WHO:  The event is organized entirely by first and second year medical students at Tulane. They hope to shave 40 heads and raise $40,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and Tulane Hospital for Children.

WHEN:  10 a.m., Feb. 26

WHERE:  The atrium lobby of Tulane Medical Center, 1415 Tulane Ave.

MORE:  In the past seven years, Tulane students and staff have raised more than $300,000 for St. Baldrick's with more than 600 heads shaved. For more information or to make a donation, click here. Students are holding a silent auction through the end of the event. View all the items up for bid by visiting this site.

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 website@tulane.edu