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'Shave-A-Thon' Cancer Fundraiser Draws Crowd for Good Cause

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    Bald was beautiful on Saturday in Oakland, where a fundraiser benefiting cancer patients saw many people come out to shave their heads in solidarity. Led by pedatric oncologist Dr. Caroline Hastings, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital hosted the event, which is in its 9th year and is officially titled the "St. Baldrick's Shave-A-Thon." (Published Monday, March 14, 2016)

    Bald was beautiful on Saturday in Oakland, where a fundraiser benefiting cancer patients saw many people come out to shave their heads in solidarity.  

    Led by pedatric oncologist Dr. Caroline Hastings, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital hosted the event, which is in its 9th year and is officially titled the "St. Baldrick's Shave-A-Thon." 

    The event has raised a total of $1.5 million since it began, with this year's event setting a fundraising goal of $250,000.

    NBC Bay Area's Garvin Thomas emceed the event, which was filled with music, food and, of course, lots of hair clippings on the ground. 

    If you missed the Saturday Shave-A-Thon, there will be another one taking place in Martinez at 10 a.m. Sunday. To find an event in your area, head over to St. Baldrick's website. 

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