Brave the Shave
On Friday, June 9, beginning at 8:30 a.m., Manchester Elementary Middle School (MEMS) will be hosting an event to benefit the Saint Baldrick’s Foundation and Pantene Beautiful Lengths. This will be the ninth year where members of the MEMS community will donate eight or more inches of their hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, who partner with the American Cancer Society to create free wigs for women with cancer. This will also be MEMS’ third head-shaving event to benefit the Saint Baldrick’s Foundation, which raises money for childhood cancer research. Last year, MEMS raised over $15,000, with 35 people shaving their heads. Currently, they have over 10 shavees, have raised over $2,500, and are looking for more to’ Brave the Shave’ and support childhood cancer research They are also looking for licensed local barbers to help out. Would you like to start a team or become a shavee? Would you like to donate your time to shave some heads for a great cause? To become involved, contact Anna Nicholson at [email protected] or visit tbaldricks.org/events/mems2017.