Cleveland Clinic hosts 2nd annual virtual head-shaving event for childhood cancer research


CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital today hosts its 2nd annual St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event to raise funds for childhood cancer research.

This virtual event held from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. provides an opportunity for friends and family to watch and donate while volunteers who have signed up to “brave the shave” can show off their new ‘do.

One of the participants for the virtual shave on Sunday will be St. Baldrick’s Infrastructure Grant recipient, Dr. Matteo Trucco, pediatric hematologist/oncologist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s.

The Clinic says this will be his fourth time participating in a St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event.

St. Baldrick’s is a volunteer and donor powered foundation that seeks to provide grants for hospitals and childhood cancer research organizations.

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