Amherst Middle School’s Bald for Bucks Tradition

Since 2015, Amherst Middle School has raised over $75,000 for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center by Goin’ Bald for Bucks. Their 2018 event raised over $25,000 and had nearly 60 participants. We asked Amherst Middle School teacher coordinator, Dave Mansfield, about the school’s success. Q. How did you and your school first get involved with Bald […]


Lancaster High School Battles Against Cancer

As a student at Lancaster High School, Meghan Swiatek attended several Bald for Bucks events but never participated in it herself. But during her senior year, she knew she wanted to make a difference and help plan Lancaster’s 2018 Bald for Bucks. Together with her two co-chairs, Brooke Szymusiak and Amber Oczowinski, the trio set […]

Featured Participant: Rayn Cooper

Rayn Cooper is only 10-years-old and has already raised almost $1,200 in only two months for Roswell Park Cancer Institute! Rayn will be joining her fellow classmates at Wilson Central School’s Goin’ Bald for Bucks event happening on March 1st. Rayn will be shaving her head in honor of her grandmother, a seven year breast […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Fundraising on #GivingTuesday

What is #GivingTuesday?   Giving Tuesday takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It is an opportunity for people to give back and kick off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.   1. Social Media Use social media to tell your story about Goin’ Bald for Bucks! Why are […]

Survivor Squad: Emmett

NAME: EMMETT AGE: 13 STATUS: CANCER FREE FUN FACT: EMMETT PERFORMED MAGIC TRICKS FOR OTHER PATIENTS WHILE HE WAS HOSPITALIZED! Thirteen-year-old Emmett is big into hockey. He started skating when he was 4 and playing when he was 6. He had hockey hair. He skateboarded. He was outside playing sports every minute he could be. […]