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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. […]

Survivor Squad: Kayla

NAME: KAYLA AGE: 17 STATUS: CANCER FREE FUN FACT: KAYLA VACATIONED IN THE FLORIDA KEYS AND PUERTO RICO TO CELEBRATE REACHING REMISSION When she was almost 11, Kayla was mysteriously sick for two months. She noticed she couldn’t walk around New York City during a dance competition without feeling sick. First her doctors thought she […]

Survivor Squad: Mashayla

NAME: MASHAYLA AGE: 8 STATUS: IN REMISSION FUN FACT: THIS PAST SEPTEMBER, MASHAYLA RANG THE ROSWELL PARK VICTORY BELL AFTER COMPLETING HER FINAL ROUND OF CHEMOTHERAPY! Eight-year-old Mashayla was really excited when she rang the Roswell Park victory bell in September. She had just completed her final round of chemotherapy after more than two years […]

Survivor Squad: Erin

NAME: ERIN AGE: 16 STATUS: CANCER FREE FUN FACT: ERIN WANTS TO GROW UP AND BE A PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGIST When she was 9, Erin loved to swim and dance. She was really into music and reading. One day, she woke up and felt like there was something in her left eye or like maybe she […]